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10/15/12 2:40 P

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Great time! Congrats. Loved your pix!

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RUNNINGAWAYINTN Posts: 473
10/15/12 12:34 P

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That is an amazing time for your first half! Congratulations!!!!

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10/15/12 12:14 P

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Jeckie (aka. Sarah) - Lowell, MA - EST
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I have no "goal weight". MY goal is to be as healthy, strong and active as I can be. This isn't about my relationship with the scale but my relationship with the world.

Looking for recipes? I keep a Paleo-friendly recipe board on Pinterest! http://pinterest.com/jeckie/mostly-paleo/


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10/14/12 6:15 P

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Congratulations to all of you who just mentioned you did your first half! Way to go, that's such a great accomplishment!

Linda

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10/14/12 2:15 P

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Way to go!!

Rhonda, Simpsonville, SC

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10/14/12 9:05 A

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10/14/12 7:30 A

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Congrats!




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10/14/12 7:29 A

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Congrats! I'm gald you had a great time!!!


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10/14/12 7:13 A

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Congrats to you! I'm sure this is a place where nobody will ever tire of hearing about our successes! I just ran my first race EVER yesterday - a Half-Marathon - and also am exhilarated and proud so perhaps I'll be around tooting my horn a bit too. My pace was a bit slower than I had hoped but I'm happy that I finished (that really was my primary goal!) and I look forward to running other races (shorter ones!) once my feet and knee recover!

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"Where do you want to get to?" the cat asked helpfully.
"I don't know," admitted Alice.
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10/14/12 12:53 A

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Congrats to all the first time half marathoners!


"When I first started running, I was so embarrassed, I'd walk when cars passed me. I'd pretend I was looking at the flowers."
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10/13/12 10:56 P

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Congratulations! I recently finished my first HM myself, and it is a great feeling!

Best of luck on reaching your next goal!

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Voluntary Discomfort is the secret cornerstone of strength. We build our whole lives around increasing comfort and avoiding discomfort, and yet by doing so we are drinking a can of Weakness Tonic with every morning’s breakfast. ~Mr. Money Mustache
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10/13/12 9:45 P

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THAT IS FANTASTIC!!! And just know, none of us EVER tire of hearing your story...Enjoy your recovery and get read to run!

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10/13/12 9:31 P

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That's wonderful! Congratulations!!

Carolyn - wife to Chad and mom to three sons!
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10/13/12 9:30 P

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I ran my first HM last Sunday! It was cool, overcast, and I had a GREAT time!

I finished in 2:33. I didn't really have a time goal, just wanted to finish. But I am happy with the time, right in the middle of the pack. If I had put myself in the Philly category, I could have been first place!

Now I want to focus on getting faster. I think I'll try to get my 5k time below 30 min. My current PR is 32:11


Just needed to share. I think my family is getting tired of hearing me talk about it. Lol

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