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I Ran a Marathon

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    Well it was a 10k but it was emotionally

    and physically strenuous and paradoxical rewarding. The best part was when I just finished the marathon. Everyone was cheering, clapping, some random lady put a silver medal around me WOW. But to be honest, the kinda thoughts that were going on through my head were insane, at...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    Actually, I Race Walked It...

    My first marathon, for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training. Disney World Full Marathon on January 10, 2010. I walked the entire 26.2 miles in 7:23:03:-)
    MsCarolM MsCarolM 46-50, F Apr 28, 2010

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    Advice Please!!!!

    I have not yet ran a marathon, but I have signed up to run the London marathon in 2013 for a bowel cancer charity, I have made a 28 week core training, weight training and running program but I don't know what foods I should be eating. I know fish, chicken and pasta are the rough...
    faithhhhhhhhhhh124 faithhhhhhhhhhh124 26-30 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    I started running after losing weight.

    I was 330lbs (150 Kgs) at my heaviest and had slimmed to about 220 lbs (100 Kgs) before I started running. I came down from 330-220 by eating Healthy and Hitting the gym hard. I was doing about 80 percent cardio and 20 percent weights in the gym. Lots of time on the stair...
    Marathoner Marathoner 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    My First Marathon!!

    I was in a very depressing period in my life. I had no real goals or dreams and was just living day to day. One day at work, I heard my boss talking about running a marathon. I really didn't know how long a marathon was or even if they did it in my city. I talked to him about it...
    dclovingdd dclovingdd 26-30, F 15 Responses Jul 7, 2013

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    So every time I have seen a marathon on tv I

    thought it was interesting to try so I entered my first marathon at my towns old home day. I have never even run before since grade school so I wasn't sure what to expect. I was one of 98 entrants! Well to make a long story short I brought my iced coffee to the run and jogged...
    Fartmickfart Fartmickfart 36-40, F May 15, 2014

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    Three Before I Was 18

    i ran the san antonio marathon september 2007 (four hours 28 minutes)the chicago marathon in october 2008 (three hours 46 minutes)and lastly the san antonio marathon again in may 2009 (three hours 39 minutes)i hate the training soooo much, but the actual marathon part is so...
    PrinceAdonis PrinceAdonis 26-30, M Apr 19, 2011

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    10k Bridge To Brisbane!

    I ran the 10k Bridge to Brisbane recently and I beat the time expectation by over 20mins! I even had a knee injury and a huge foot blister but I just kept going!! :D
    SecretBoyBrian SecretBoyBrian 26-30 2 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    Completed the Honolulu Marathon yesterday.

    The rain was beating down on us and the winds were strong, but at least I finished. 2nd time finisher and will go for a 3rd next year :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    If I Can, Anyone Can!

    At age 37 I was a journeyman couch potato.  I had never, in my whole life even run around the block.  One day, I looked at a picture of myself and said "yuck".  A number of attempts to get fit at the gym failed.  I was a work-o-holic and gym hours...
    2nice 2nice 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 4, 2008

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    My Marathon Training Was Perfect, And Then....

    My training for my marathon went very well. After my 3rd 20 mile run my confidence was very high. Then, 2 weeks before the race I was at a birthday party with a bunch of toddlers and caught one of their bugs. The infection left me unable to run until about 3 days before the...
    Tomjohn123 Tomjohn123 36-40, M 5 Responses Jun 12, 2011

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    Not Really Planned..

    I wasn't really planning on running a marathon. In fact about 2 months before I did, I told someone that I would never consider doing it. I love to run, and have run EVERY day for at least 6 years now. I had been bumping up my Saturday runs. One weekend after a 21 mile run, I...
    darkerside16 darkerside16 22-25 Feb 21, 2012

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    I Ran A Marathon!!!

    I ran my 1st marathon today!!! It was crazy! Im happy that I finished and I accomplished something that I put my mind into! I never thought in a million years that I would run a marathon!!
    Bitterrsweet Bitterrsweet 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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