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Old 08-06-2012, 08:47 PM   #1
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Talking Ran five miles today

How's that for a NSV???

I wasn't planning to, but I just kept going and wanted to beat my personal best of 4 miles. I was slow, a sad 12:15 minutes per mile, but I don't care. I did it!

Next goal is to do 5 under 60 minutes. I seem to do well when I have a challenge in front of me.

Never did I think I could run five miles, but I did. Feeling quite proud right now
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Old 08-06-2012, 08:58 PM   #2
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that's a great accomplishment! you should be proud
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Old 08-07-2012, 12:09 AM   #3
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Wow, that is fantastic!!
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Old 08-07-2012, 12:11 AM   #4
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I don't think I could even manage one, so that's incredibly impressive!
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Old 08-07-2012, 12:34 AM   #5
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I track speed by mph, so I am having a hard time translating this in my too-lazy - to - look - it - up state, but that's a decent pace for 5 miles, I think. Regardless, CONGRATULATIONS!
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Old 08-07-2012, 10:50 AM   #6
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You are amazing! I know it took a lot of work to get to where you are now. Keep at itl
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Old 08-07-2012, 10:54 AM   #7
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That's great. Congratulations! All I've been able to manage so far is 5K (just over 3 miles). I'm also very slow. I'm aiming for a 35-minute time in an upcoming 5K race I signed up for.

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Old 08-07-2012, 02:36 PM   #8
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Congrats!! I have total respect for runners - it's not easy!
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