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Old 10-14-2006, 09:11 PM   #1
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Talking My first (inadvertant) 5 k!

I've really been working at running over the past few weeks, mostly doing walk/run intervals, and steadily increasing the amount of time I run and keeping the walk intervals at 1 min. So I headed out through the neighborhood tonight, and felt like I really pushed myself - came back feeling great. When I looked on the map to see how far I'd gone - I found out I ran 5 km! Granted, it took me 36 minutes, with 3 walk breaks, so I won't be winning medals anytime soon. Even so, it feels so good to know I can do that!

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Old 10-14-2006, 10:21 PM   #2
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That is awesome!! You must feel great!
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Old 10-14-2006, 11:51 PM   #3
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you are my hero! i want to be able to run that much!! congratulations! you earned it.
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Old 10-15-2006, 12:16 AM   #4
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That's super! Great job!

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Old 10-17-2006, 12:35 PM   #5
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36 minutes for 3 miles sounds GREAT to me!! Great job!

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