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The voices were wrong! I could do it!

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Old 10-07-2012, 06:49 PM   #1
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Yesterday, I finished my first EVER 8k event! My goal was to FINISH in 3 hours (two separate goals) and I hit the finish line at 2 hours, 13 minutes and even ran the last 50 feet! I am so proud of me for ignoring the voices that said I couldn't, that I was too fat, too out of shape, I hadn't practiced enough, I had went off my diet and regained weight. The voices were wrong! I felt so strong when I crossed the finish line and all the volunteers cheered, I was sure I had tapped into some kind of super power.

Next goal to do the UPHILL (very steep hill!) 5k (possibly the 10k). Anyone have any good suggestions for training?

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Old 10-08-2012, 09:05 PM   #2
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Good for you! I recently started to do some hill walking/jogging but I do it on a very short hill (the short end of a city block). That way, I can see the end!

Good luck with your goals. It sounds like you have a great attitude.
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:15 PM   #3
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That's awesome! Way to go. Good luck with your training for the next event!
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:07 AM   #4
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You rock!!!!!
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:31 PM   #5
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Wow thats amazing hun you've done great. Good luck on your future events xxx
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Old 10-25-2012, 12:43 AM   #6
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I love your title for this. I love telling those stupid voices to shut the heck up!
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Old 11-03-2012, 09:15 PM   #7
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This is awesome and inspiring!
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Old 11-03-2012, 09:31 PM   #8
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That's awesome!!
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:44 AM   #9
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That is amazing! I had to tell my voices to be quiet the other day too...

when you are running do you continuously run or do you walk portions of the 8k?.. I want to do one but I am not sure I could run the entire time..
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