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I Want to Run 5 Miles a Day

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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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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    ran over 6 and a half miles tonight and now I'm laying in bed sweating everywhere, yay night running!!!
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    Lesson learned, don't try and call someone while running, you might trip and fall!!! At least not hurt and happy with my time considering 6 miles done. Tapper to 1/2 marathon...
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    6 miles to run today, hope I survive...gonna have to push myself
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    Today I ran 10 miles gearing up for the Half Marathon in May! Couldn't imagine I could make it that far! #youarewhatyouthink
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    Two miles in 28 minutes. Getting a little faster! :D x
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    Easy 8 miles today! Feeling good!!!
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Got three miles in today ! How about you?
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    i love running on this beautiful track 3 minutes away from where i work . especially since i discovered lately . that i am able to do more and push myself more ----- when i run...
    Chulazon Chulazon 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    Ran a hilly 10 miles in prep of 1/2 marathon on the 18 th
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