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MAGGIEVAN SparkPoints: (171,579)
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5/6/12 6:36 A

Fantastic!

Maggie from Auckland the City of Sails in New Zealand.

"Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, and move on." Henry Rollins.

LOVEXAVIE SparkPoints: (33,057)
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5/2/12 10:57 A

Oh my gosh - this is fabulous!!
You 5K people are my inspiration! I hope I can do that someday, too.
And you didn't even walk part of it?? Holy cow!

Congrats on your great achievement!
Well done!!

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JAS9096 SparkPoints: (5,384)
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5/1/12 1:44 P

Congratulations on your first 5K! That's a great accomplishment! :D

ASHLEYBOBASHLY SparkPoints: (5,869)
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5/1/12 1:42 P

Congrats!

Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die tomorrow.

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.

Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.

MOVIN_TOOFAST Posts: 51
5/1/12 11:00 A

I ran my first 5k race on Sunday, and I didn't have to walk once! I run so slowly that the people around me kept switching between walking and running, but I told myself that I couldn't stop running at all. I trained 4-5 days per week for the past 6 weeks, and I wasn't going to let myself down on race day!

I finished with an official 34:57 time. I want to keep running to get my time down to under 30, but I'm super proud of myself for now. I've idly thought of running a 5k since 2006, so Sunday was a very big day for me. :)

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