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    I absolutely love running

    and I just got a new sports bra to help me to get back into running, because where I run has just had a load of trees cut down, so you couldn't run there for 3 months, but now it's open and I went and it was fabulous but now I need to wash my brown trainers that were previously...
    laurabaillie16 laurabaillie16 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I got my PB for 5km today

    and also reached my goal from last year to run a 5km in under 22:00. My time was 21:58. Now it is run 21km in under 1:50 PB is 1:58.
    Shade74 Shade74 36-40, M Mar 14

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    Had a track meet today!

    ! So much fun! And I got my best mile time :)
    Ladybugprincess Ladybugprincess 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Tested myself and busted out the best run of my

    year thus far. 10km in 54 minutes. I couldn't manage a walk around the block pain free back in November. Happy :)
    Aero2015 Aero2015 36-40, F 12 Responses Feb 28

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    Two miles in 26 minutes today.

    I love getting faster every few days, even if it's only by a minute or two. :) that high after working hard is such an amazing feeling!
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Another 3 miles today giving 10

    for the week! Six over the week will give me 16.
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    Ran an easy 16km (10 miles)

    and felt like I could do a few more after. Also got to 48.5 km for the week. Time to look out for a 21km race to do.
    Shade74 Shade74 36-40, M Mar 22

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    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Oh I do! Today I was reminded how much,

    my next 10k is in just a few weeks, although I'm far from the finish line I'm closer distance wise than I was 2 weeks ago. This week has been wrought with migraines and today was no different... 7:15 the alarm in my head went off, ice pack and medicine didn't touch it, so what...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    kyleeMAe kyleeMAe 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 1

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    I agreed to doing a 5k with my coworker,

    what have I gotten myself into?
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 6

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    Today I ran 10,5 km in beautiful weather

    and a fantastic path, a lot through a forest and through fields. I was a bit faster than yesterday, my average pace was 5:12 and I used the runtastic app the first time, it was 70 meter longer than my gps watch Garmin forerunner 305
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    FortyTheRapper FortyTheRapper 22-25, M Mar 19

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    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Two miles in 28 minutes.

    Getting a little faster! :D x
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    REALLY Foggy run today.

    Listen-don't know if it's just me but if I'm running in the fog and my Dog comes bounding up I have to stop and exclaim "Good GOD Holmes.. A Giant HOUND" in my best Watson voice. Obviously there's no other human there to appreciate it but in pretty sure the dog is bloody...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 7 Responses Oct 16, 2014

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    January 1st, 2015! On the road.

    .. :-) A beautiful, sunny day, snowcapped mountains, far in the distance but looking closer because of chill crisp air... The tap of my feet landing softly on asphalt with each step is overrun by my new compilation of running music pumping through headphones. What a beautiful...
    neeia neeia 36-40, F 10 Responses Jan 1

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    I RAN because somehow completely exhausting

    myself is the most RELAXING part of my day.
    mr8bitmonster mr8bitmonster 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 22

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    Ran 10 km in slow pace (53 min) at the beach

    resort where we spend vacation. The path was lovely, I enjoyed the forest and the nature and being by myself. I think I run the same route again tomorrow.
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    SweeetKiester SweeetKiester 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 19

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    filledspaces filledspaces 26-30, F 13 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    5 miles this morning in the rain.

    . I feel washed clean!
    megansunshine megansunshine 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    No , I can not say that I love.

    But I am going to do my mini mini charity marathon at midnight! yes Midnight! for some not so huge distance.Regarding this, I quickly made an announcement to one of my dearest EP friends since he is a big fan of running."There you go""you can do it"Ah ha.. ah ha.. I will and I...
    SwanLake78 SwanLake78 36-40, F 14 Responses Oct 18, 2014

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    I can nearly run two miles a day now,

    which isn't much comparing to professionals or experienced runners. I'm happy with small accomplishments, though. It's fantastic to be running again :)
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 11

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    Marathon training has had some hard times.

    I expected it to be..well:) easy because I could run ten miles while starting the training. Even though its been slightly difficult. Two months down of training and three months left :) any tips for marathons? Id love to hear them. Running is the best therapy around. How amazing...
    kyleeMAe kyleeMAe 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 3

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    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    My 5k race is tomorrow.

    I'm nervous as hell
    sunkissedxo00 sunkissedxo00 22-25, F 23 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    I'm not fit. I'm not fast.

    I'm overweight. But I love running! Especially until my legs feel numb and can't take it no more. It feels great. When I can't go out for a run, I just use the threadmill at home after midnight for half an hour or so non stop. My body aches so much but it feels so so good...
    CallMeShayYeah CallMeShayYeah 16-17, F 8 Responses Feb 4

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    My daughter made this painting of me,

    for me :)"Daddy, you can do it!"Runners need all encouragement they can get :)
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    2 miles this morning .

    ..9 for the week
    txbabygirl txbabygirl 36-40, F 15 Responses Mar 11

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    Morning dew . Wind on stand still.

    My thoughts interrupted by the occasional bird chirping or a squirrel running away from me. Nothing but the present, 6.2 miles of it. All is good .
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 30, 2014

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    I love running! I'm on track team

    and I love it! I love most of the people on my team and I'm so greatful to have the opportunity to be on the team! :)
    hannahrose29 hannahrose29 13-15, F Mar 17

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    What's your pace number ?

    Mine is 10.33 What's the best running shoes you ever own? I bought some expensive ones and they are not worth a s****t ..
    Ilovetorun123 Ilovetorun123 36-40, F 49 Responses Jul 19, 2014

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    Sometimes i want to run in the woods

    and never stop running, not to run away but to feel free.
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 9 Responses Aug 21, 2014

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    Ran 12.75 today! Last long run

    before shamrock 1/2!
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    today's run was majorly brutal,

    my shirt is soaked but I'm feeling great ... hit that runners high
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Got 3 miles in with my running group!

    I like running with peeps!
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    I run because I'm happy.

    I run away from being sad. I run because I'm strong. I run away from being weak. I run because I just made peace. I run away from a fight. I run because I want to be with people. I run away from being lonely. I run for life. I run away from death. No matter what I do, or...
    neeia neeia 36-40, F 6 Responses May 17, 2014

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    My First Beach Run

    I'm spending my July 4th weekend near the beach. I woke up real early this morning, just before dawn, and decided to take short drive to the beach near Pine Knoll Shores, NC, parked and went out for my morning run. Sometime last year, I bought a pair of running sandals and...
    nccindy nccindy 26-30, F 26 Responses Jul 3, 2013

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    rubyroo15 rubyroo15 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I'm usually not a morning person.

    Today however, I surprised myself. At a pace of 5:35 min/km I managed the 6.3km trail around the beautiful lake Bled. It's really nice to be able to change the running scenery from time to time. It rained the whole time but it did not or could not keep me from going all the...
    neeia neeia 36-40, F 11 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    Ran 4.5 Miles Yesterday Not bad given I had

    run next to nothing since grade school. I signed up for a 5k race and a 10 k race in the next couple of months. Given I am 3/4 of the way to 10 k already, I am thinking to do a half marathon by year end. So how did I do it? I reported last year about my success in getting in...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 7 Responses Feb 23

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    One of my favorite races

    and pictures from my last highschool XC race! Good memories :)
    eyesaic eyesaic 18-21, M Mar 8

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    This morning was one of "those" mornings.

    You know, when your alarm goes off and your bed does it's best to convince you to stay. I snoozed once and really wanted to a second time, but reluctantly got up. There are some mornings I'm more willing to get up, but I don't like early mornings, this was neither, don't like...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 3 Responses May 1, 2014

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    I Dont Have Inspiration Cuz Its Winter

    Well i havent ran for a few mounts.I wanna start this week but i dont really have some inspiration, because it's winter and i ussualy go running at summer, but i realised that starting in summer its late. So im starting this week however even if im whitout inspiration and outside...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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