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I Want to Run 5 Miles a Day

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

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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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    High

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Thats what i want run and run away !
    lenyn lenyn 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    Cool and crisp today, the sun welcomes me as I find my stride. The morning wind blows my pony tail sideways and whistles in my ears. Yes, this day will be amazing. Passing the...
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    queen2015 queen2015 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I want to be really cliche and run away with my boy friend, I want to build onto a life were we can be 100% us, free and happy. I don't worry about things with him. I'm comfortable...
    linesofasmile linesofasmile 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I love it when it's hot or warm outside and it rains. It's just so amazing and beautiful. I love going outside in those kinds of days and running around or just laying in the grass...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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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...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had first met George at a Christmas party in 2012. It was a movie like meeting, our eyes met each other's across a crowded room -that sort if thing. I fell foolishly in love with...
    Marinabutch Marinabutch 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Haven't done much running since a half marathon in October. Been doing lots of core & giant sets in the gym over winter. But the bug is coming back.... Longer days etc. Think I'm...
    Meistrllapgoch Meistrllapgoch 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 18

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    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 13 hrs ago

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    These past couple of weeks have been the hardest I've had in awhile. While my normally high libido is in the toilet, a usual indicator that my "dark storm" of depression is back. I...
    notthis78 notthis78 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I am a 40-year-old married woman who befriended a 25-year-old man on social media. We spend a year and a half talking about sports and random day-to-day things. A couple months ago...
    flytygal flytygal 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 1 Response Feb 18

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    5 mile run!! after my detox day I feel ready to go for miles
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    My true love, February 14th will soon be here...Valentine's Day. It will be a tough day for me since we are many miles apart. I will think about what we would be doing that day...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M Feb 12

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    I found 3 miles on the treadmill much harder than 11 miles in 19 degree weather.
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 18

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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...
    kyleeMAe kyleeMAe 22-25, F 10 Responses Feb 3

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    I'm going to run 4 miles tomorrow, I should've started a long time ago, I have to start running again.
    justalittlewallflower justalittlewallflower 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I wussed out running today, because with wind chill 5 degrees. All my friends ran in an 8k race today , and I stayed worm. But I need 11 miles, so I will run them them tomorrow.
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    So I just quit track today😥 but I still love running and cross country. Ahha I think that the farthest I've ever run is around 6 miles?
    Ngatt1 Ngatt1 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just love dressing in a corset with garters and stockings under my little dresses and high heels. Mistress enjoys seeing me go about my day dressed in in short babydolls and...
    Plugslave Plugslave 31-35 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I really would like to get married one day. I want a good man who will be my husband. I hope this will happen real soon because I want a marriage that will last for eternity.
    freckles45 freckles45 41-45, F 34 mins ago

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    Why do people even do this? Physical appearance shouldn't matter and can be changed if one so desires. The inside matters. I can't say i enjoy seeing beautiful girls calling...
    Curseoftheblade Curseoftheblade 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    11 miles in 19 degree temps done! Yep, I love to run!
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    7 miles this morning through nob hill, fort mason, the marina, palace of fine arts, and pacific heights of San Francisco. At the top of the Lyon stairs I turned around and saw this...
    Dray86 Dray86 26-30, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't just want to change my life i want to change me. I have had a really horrible childhood & my adolescent years were no better but i don't think that gives me an excuse to...
    flyingblossom flyingblossom 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    So I've taken up cycling. I heard it was a great way to get in some cardio and tone up your legs; and I noticed most cyclists have that lean build that every girl dreams of. Turns...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    Well you guys all know up there in the upper states they are getting all this snow, I was curious about something, see Oklahoma we never get that kind of snow at all, this weekend...
    jennymomof3 jennymomof3 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I feel like isolating myself and not talking to anyone for a couple wks not even this guy I like at church... He called to ask if j we're going and I really don't care I just want...
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    FACTORIES OF DEATH Understanding Auschwitz Today: How the world failed children during the Holocaust March 1942 to March 1943 Michel Muller Mother of Annette & Michel Muller...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 Feb 6

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    3 beautiful miles today. loving todays sunshine
    Pennyeary Pennyeary 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 9

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    I ran 4 miles today, great pace, life is good!
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 46-50, M Feb 11

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    Went for nearly 5 miles, hit euphoria and just kept going. I'm telling you, it's like a new addiction
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    i have fallen in love with a boy who was once upon a time my first boyfriend. the problem is, i havent seen him in almost 8 years and he live almost 200 miles away. is this right...
    mustangerwattf8 mustangerwattf8 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Since Im not allowed on the q&a section thought id ask this here..is 7 miles in 47 minutes a good completion time? Took 3 15 second breathers throughout.
    notoveryetlololol notoveryetlololol 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Beneath my feet the holes. Beneath my feet the screaming loneliness, the wreck of my car, the ocean of paperwork in the lounge still to be gone through, the sigh of valentine's...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    1 Listening to my children laugh 2 Talking to my son about his views of the world 3 Watching my daughter dance 4 When either of my kids wants a hug and cuddle as most of the time...
    00FlyingHome 00FlyingHome 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 10

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    It is thought-provoking to me, to look back over my childhood and realize that all I ever wanted was to run away. Don't misunderstand; I did not have a bad childhood, as they go...
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 12

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