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I Want to Run 5 Miles a Day

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    seratonin, rushing through, flooding all notions of fear and incapability. like substance, a runners high is that of a facade for the true feelings and anxiety one may feel. although, a twenty minute jaunt each work morning very much keeps me tranquil, sends signals of happy to...
    tessagirl tessagirl 18-21, F Jan 29, 2009

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    Starting Today

    I'm tired of being tired. Starting today, I run!
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2011

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    Depends On The Day

    im a distance runner and a hurdler on my schools track team. on mondays i do a long distance run which is usually about 6 miles, but as much as 8 or 9. on tuesdays i hurdle, which means 2 to 3 miles, but all in sprints and hurdling. wednesdays i run distance, which could be...
    knirbb knirbb 18-21, M Apr 26, 2012

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    I'm Getting There..

    ..only 2 miles to go Update: Wow, almost four years ago and now I can run up to 7 miles on a good day...
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 5 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    Even More

    Actually my target is 10 miles a day!
    neome neome 26-30, M Apr 4, 2013

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    Run For Your Lives!!

    Actually I run around 10-12 miles but not everyday.. I run that distance 3 times a week. Other days I try to run 3 miles under 20 minutes which is really tough..I enjoy running in cold weathers.. That makes you feel awesome when you...
    Yavy Yavy 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 2, 2009

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    Used To......

    I used to run six miles each day on the treadmill at the gym.  It is just getting back to that stage, as had to take a while off the gym in recovery from surgery. At present I am on two, but that is due to winter laziness and coldness also :) 
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 30, 2008

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    I run every morning! (: its how i start my day.
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    Not just sometimes. Every day, to wake up is heartbreaking. I used to see the beauty in anything; everything. Waking up was something to look forward to, and sleep was the obstacle...
    rorenchan rorenchan 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    The day has turned out to be one of those days when I think, "Why in the **** am I still here? There's got to be more to my life than heartache".
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