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Well, I bit the bullet the morning and signed up for the virtual 5k race of Sept 20-26. I'm not going to win any medals for speed, but it will be a wonderful feeling when I finish. I almost typed if I finish, but that's the negative thinking I'm working to overcome as much as finishing the 5K.

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8/25/15 12:53 A

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Yahoo! Started Week 3. Getting closer to the 5K goal.
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I finally signed up for a virtual 5K for the week of September 6-12. So far it looks like I'm the oldest one signed up, at almost 75 years. I figure I'll make it to the finish line, but who knows what my time will be. I don't seem to be getting any more "fleet of foot" thanI was when I started training for this. My little dog will be walking the race with me. It'll be fun.

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8/15/15 11:00 P

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Ready for week three. Hanging in but still slower than molasses!

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Day 3 of week 3 and still going strong.

FAITH is not believing that GOD CAN, it is knowing that He WILL.

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Started week three.

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appears I have been checking in on the wrong thread. Starting week 3!

FAITH is not believing that GOD CAN, it is knowing that He WILL.

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Starting week 3 this week, let's get this thread active again!

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Finished Week 3 today. Walked 2.25 miles in 43 minutes. I lost 1.2 pounds last week, so I think the walking is helping. I also make sure to track my calories:)

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Walking is working, getting it in daily 2-3 miles.

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Starting Week 3 today.
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ready for week 4....will keep working to improve my time and stride..till my race I choose next yr...I think I can keep motivated that long..then after the 1st 5k is over I will have a standard to which I can judge my other 5ks..I've never walked on...only ran them but that is over....after my accident..I'm just pleased my legs are holding out for walking fast paced....rlp

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Did my day one of week 3 this week my legs are feeling it!!

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10/3/14 12:02 P

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Week 3, Day 3 complete. Sunday begins my fourth week of training.

I am happy that the 2.25 mile walk took me only 45 minutes and that I was able to complete it at all.

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9/29/14 9:42 A

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Week 3, Day 1. 30 minute walk.

I walk/ran for 25 minutes. But I actually ran! It was not a jog, but an actual run. I have not been able to run in years without the fat in my abdominal region causing pain (from shifting).

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Just starting week 3. Did a Curves workout today, and will walk tomorrow. It feels good to be walking again!

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I finally completed week 3. I walked over 5 miles today.

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4/27/14 7:15 P

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I went over 2.5 miles each training day this week.

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4/27/14 10:43 A

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Registered for a 5k next week! I am up to 13-14 mins per mile. I can keep that pace up for 4 miles. Since the 5K is only 3.1 miles, should be a piece of cake. I am adding some jogging intervals (2mins every mile or so). I am concerned about injuries so taking that slowly.

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Hi all!

After a stressful day I am getting ready begin week 3 goals for walking. I walked more than 3 miles yesterday, but not all at one time.

I will try to walk 2 miles before today is over, but if not...I will start in the morning.

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I exceeded my goal for today. emoticon
However, I am not able to, and have not been able to use the interactive tracker. It tells me it can't find the goal I've selected. I have been recording on my Other Goals page though.

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Hello to all,
I am "technically" finished with this week of the walking program. With all the stress of last week and the stresses of this week I have decided to take it out when walking. Sunday I walked 1.55 miles in 40 minutes, Tuesday I walked 2.8 miles in 58 minutes, and Wednesday I walked 3.1 miles in 69 minutes. I am to walk some more this week to add onto my total,so on Saturday or Sunday I will post with my finished results. I am trying walk at least 3 miles so I can get more miles and start feeling better.
I wish everyone the best of luck while completing this program. I hope that you have great success. :)

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Week three over and finished. It is getting easier. Im constantly surprising myself with how far Ive gone, and reminding myself what I was capable of before all this pain stuff started happening. So week 4, and with two weeks of sight seeing I see absolutely no excuse why I cant fit it in!

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Repeating week #3 because I missed two days last week. Not discouraged!

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The weather is not cooperating with me to allow walking outside. Been having to do my long walks on the treadmill which is not my favorite way to do it. The weather people say we should have some dry weather later in the week. I'm going to keep my fingers crossed they are right.

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Making time for walking this week has been a challenge. The weather is not cooperating and I have lots to do. I will make time today to get in my second activity today. Can't cheat myself.
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The more you walk.The better you feel.So,far i have walked at least 5 miles a couple times per week.Today,I walked 6 miles in 2 hrs.

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Week 3 Begins with determination, excitement and LOTS of pats on my back (from me!) for seeing Weeks 1 and 2 through to a "T"! Still not sure if I'm cross-training correctly, but I don't just take them off, either.

Wishing everyone success on your Week's challenge!

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Great job. I just took a short 30 minute walk 1.6 miles to the supermarket with a friend today. Had to get ice cream for my hubby and of course got some for me, Ben & Jerry's 2 for $5. I will have a small bowl 1 cup/2 servings for my snack.

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Week 3, Day 6:
2.55 miles
Walked 59.10 minutes
Burned 325 calories
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Was working on week three when my right knee started to hurt after every walk, this was back in June 2013. Idid a few months physical therapy and after working on my problem am back to my program. Today walked 2.25 mile with out any pain,
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Finished week 3 yesterday. A few days later after being sick, but finished nonetheless. Starting week 4 today!

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Week 3, Day 1.
34min.-1.41miles-176 calories burned.

Week 3, Day 2.
33min.-1.46miles-179 calories burned.

Week 3, Day 3.
44min.-2miles.

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An unplanned 45 minutes today. 8-)

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I've been waylaid by a sinus infection. Hopefully I'll get to day three by Sunday. emoticon

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I'll do day two today. I'm very grateful for the cooler and less humid weather here!

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Week 3 is done, on to week 4 - Yahoo!!!!!!


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I started back to grad school and got sick in the same week. Unfortunately, I chose to stop walking for two weeks. I started over last Monday on Week 3 and will start Week 4 on this upcoming Monday. I hate going backwards, but I will not give up!

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Finished day 2 of week 3 a few days ago. Today I'm on to day 3 of week 3. This is so much fun!!!!


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It's a beautiful day here! I slept late, but still got my walk in, and didn't melt while doing it! Finished up week 3 today! 2.25 miles!! It's been ages since I walked that far. And, I feel great, jelly legs and all! emoticon


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