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7/5/12 4:51 P

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Just keep plugging along. Make sure you aren't trying to run too fast. You can work on speed later. But if you try to run too fast you'll get discouraged more easily. Walk/run intervals are great! In fact I use the Jeff Galloway method with walk/run intervals that many use to run full marathons or half marathons even. How long the intervals are is up to you. Right now I'm still using 1 min run/1min walk but some get to where they do 2 run/1 walk or 5 run/1 walk or other variations. Anyway, you can do this. I hadn't even started trying to run until I was 55 as I had always hated exercise, especially as a fat kid in school.


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7/4/12 3:19 P

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Just keep pushing! I started the c25k last August and last month ran my first half marathon ! I could barely run 30 seconds last year ! Also reached my goal weight may of 2011 and for the first time I'm still at my goal weight or less and I'm sure running has made the difference! Keep at it!

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7/4/12 3:10 P

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Hi gang,
I'm tryng to get started back into running after a 30 year hiatus. I'm working up to a mile and did 2 miles of run/walk intervals this morning to celebrate our independence. :)

Any encouragement or motivational kicks in the rear are appreciated!

Best regards, to all,

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