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First 5K coming up 10 Jun

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

So I made a resolution to do at least one 5K this year...and signed up for the Edmonton Colour Me Rad 5K 10 Jun....then 2 weeks ago I realized that I had a montn and have not started training! So I headed out and walked my dog....and the next day....and the next day....added some spurts of running....last week I walked 25K total with some running...I know I can walk 5K and I will finish...but I do not know if I will be running! But I will complete it!
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    Good for you! Enjoy yourself and don't worry about being able to run all of it. I know many successful runners that use walk/run intervals quite successfully.

    Have fun!!!
    821 days ago
    I've been running since 2011 and I still take walking breaks. As long as you're moving forward, it's all good. I love your goal. Go get 'em!

    Back then, I started with the Get Running app to build up to a 5K. The first few seconds to a minute of running were very tough.

    Last year I completed a half marathon using a 2 min run/1 min walk ratio. About mile 8, I got a pain in one foot and it was a few seconds of running and several minutes of walking.

    I was SO happy to finish, I didn't care how I got across that finish line! Very impressive that you are sticking to your goal!

    Good luck!
    821 days ago
    My first "run" lasted 30 seconds
    It took me 6 months to run a 5K
    That was 30 years ago and I'm still "in the race"
    Hang in there and enjoy the event.
    822 days ago
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    Good for you! I "ran" (more like jogged) a 5K a couple years ago. It was tough training and getting through it but I was very proud of myself. I'm proud of you for doing it!
    822 days ago
    It's awesome just to participate
    822 days ago
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