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Old 07-30-2010, 12:31 AM   #1
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So I decided today I would run outside. I haven't dared since I started things back up, strictly treadmill. And I ran all 3.1 miles, the whole way the whole thing no walking no stopping no resting. It took me 41 minutes but I did it!

I've been preparing for a 5k that's towards the end of September, and I honestly wasn't sure if I would be able to do it. But now I don't even have a doubt that I will be able to accomplish my 2nd goal of a half marathon in January.

I feel on top of the world right now!
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:41 AM   #2
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CONGRATS! I know how hard that is, since I have yet to run seven minutes without stopped to gasp for air! And i wont even dare step outside!!

SO YAY on your success!!
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:46 AM   #3
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CONGRATS!!!! I hope to make a post like yours soon...I am finishing up W1 of C25K!
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:58 AM   #4
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CONGRATULATIONS! That is super fantastic! that is great time too, 41 minutes isn't too shabby! good job!
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Old 07-30-2010, 01:51 AM   #5
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Old 07-30-2010, 09:26 AM   #6
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THAT'S AWESOME!!!!! I'm going to start prepping for 5K in December and I don't think I can even run 5 minutes straight. LOL

WAY TO GO!
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YYYAAAAAYYYY! All your hard work is paying off and you are reaping the good feeling benefits Can't wait for you to cross that finish line at your 5K - good luck
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Old 07-30-2010, 09:56 AM   #8
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WOW!! That is impressive!!! Specially in AZ. It is soo muggy right now. You go girl
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AWESOME!!! Way to go!!!!!
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Fabulous News!

I.don't.run. But I am super jealous of those that do.

Me running=torture!

Its so wonderful when we accomplish things that we don't think that we can do. Just goes to show you that we can do anything that we put our minds to!

Good job lady!
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Old 07-30-2010, 03:01 PM   #11
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HAHAH Jenn as my dear friend says "I don't run unless something is chasing me!"

And Lock if you RAN 3 miles... I think that makes you a runner, not a wannabe
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Old 07-30-2010, 03:03 PM   #12
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Thanks all!!!

@Mickeypnd & Ferral - 5 weeks ago I could barely run 1 minute straight, seriously!

@Sarah - You're right about the mugginess, oh man last night when I got home I was drenched with sweat, I'm not used to humidity!

Thanks again all!
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