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7/9/12 5:32 P

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Great job!

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7/9/12 4:17 P

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WooHoo! Shaved a minute off my time 38.33

"Enthusiasm is the greatest asset in the world. It beats money and power and influence. It is no more or less than faith in action." - Henry Chester


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7/7/12 11:39 P

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I'm doing the 5K Run-to-the-Lake on July 8. This was the first race I ever ran (last year) and I'm hoping to beat my PR of 39:42.

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7/6/12 2:42 P

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ROOKIE RUNNER RACE REPORT:

Looks like our weekend is free, but a huge congratulations to all those who completed mid-week races on July 4th:

KIMMIEP - 5M - the Firecracker Five (finished in 1:00:20)

SURLYGIRL - 5K - in Weston (finished in 36:11 - a PR!!!)

TEACHEROF4th - 5M - the 36th annual with her daughter, at the Buffalo Chips Running Club in Sacramento CA (finished in 1:03:00)

BEACHBUM4LIFE - 10K - the Firecracker 10k

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7/4/12 2:10 P

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Congrats to all who raced today! I bowed out from the race I planned and just ran at 6:30 instead. It was quite a bit cooler than at race time.

Happy 4th of July to all.

2012 Goals:
1. Run 800 miles
6/9/12 - 162 mi

2. Walk 300 miles
6/9/12 - 124 mi

3. Ride 1,900 miles between the trainer and actual road work
6/9/12
326 miles Trainer
522 miles Road

4. Run the 10 mile Lighthouse Run in less than 90'

5. Get my 5K time to less than 25'

6. Complete at least 1 century bicycle ride

7. Complete at least 1 Pull-up
Managed 2 in March


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7/4/12 2:04 P

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I ran the 4th of July 5-Miler in 63 minutes... not great time, but not too bad for an old lady like me! This was a fun way to start the day! Happy 4th of July everyone!

Debbie

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7/4/12 1:29 P

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Ran my 5k this morning ... 36:11 (a PR) even though I was hoping for better.
It was super hot and humid and there were 1500 runners, so I don't feel that the conditions were great. I am happy and proud I did it and finished.
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I am a sweaty messy headachey heap, but I finished the 5 miler. It took 1:00:20 which is a few minutes longer than I had hoped, but I am happy!
Happy 4th to all!

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7/4/12 11:39 A

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Completed Firecracker 10K this morning!! Woohoo!! Hope everyone has a great 4th of July!

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7/4/12 2:40 A

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At the last minute my daughter and I decided to run the 36th annual 4th of July 5-miler put on by the Buffalo Chips Running Club in Sacramento, CA. It's free and a great way to start of Independence Day!

Debbie

"... he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus." Philippians 1:6

"If you want something you've never had before, you have to do something you've never done before..."
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7/3/12 9:52 P

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Me too ! The 4th of July 5K classic in Weston - Wednesday morning at 7:00am (I'm heading off to bed now)

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7/3/12 9:19 P

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I am racing tomorrow morning, Firecracker Five (miler)

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7/3/12 9:06 P

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Do you have a race planned this week? Let us know all about it in this race report thread. We love cheering you on from all over the world!


And congratulations to last week's lone racer - RICHOJOHNSON, who completed his very first marathon. Woohoo Rich!!

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