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I Want to Run 5 Miles a Day

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Even More

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

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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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    Related Experiences

    Im kinda new to running miles now, i ran 2 miles or more ^_^ i run for fun JUST for fun ♡ i uses to run around my house when i was 8 and 7 then around the park at 12 and 11 now...
    TheRainbowDino TheRainbowDino 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    Fitness class in school has got me hooked on running miles at a time. I have a feeling I could get used to this! Brought the treadmill down to the basement, added pull-up bar and...
    LostSoulx3 LostSoulx3 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    You don't want runs! Let to dry for just one hour at area temp only (Really don't use heat!). Use the second coat, once you can get that shiny seem yet again, Cease! Regardless...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    I just like running in general. I started track in 7th grade and proceeded to do cross country from 8th grade onwards. I've been improving so much in the past year and a half. At...
    sblp2017 sblp2017 18-21, M Sep 10

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    1. I'm a Leo 2. I am a book worm 3. My favourite books are Hush Hush and Thrown of glass 4. I am 17 years young 5. I love wolves 6. I am very creative 7. I am an aunty to seven 8...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    Sexy Can Be Effortless-Since I live in the capital I get to see a wide range of women from sexy streetwalkers, smartlooking university students, and mothers who are still managing...
    AlphahatesOmega AlphahatesOmega 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    October 1, 1961 On October 1, 1961, New York Yankee Roger Maris becomes the first-ever major-league baseball player to hit more than 60 home runs in a single season. The great...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 9 hrs ago

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    I ran a little under four miles this morning and Went for another run tonight! Total of 9 miles today! I seriously get a high from running. I can be happy for hours afterward...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I try to run 4-5 times a week, its a little pocket of pleasure. Ive been running for a couple years now but i just started taking it seriously this year. At first i was doing 3...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    I've been trying to work out lately. I've lost 16 lbs over the summer. I usually run, I've gotten up to 3.5 miles without stopping and a max of 12 with interval running. I recently...
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon 31-35, F Sep 19

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    She Isn't Cruel. She's All Heart. I've lived by her my whole life, even when I was in other towns. You don't grow up with the sea and ever lose it. You can tell the scent 20 miles...
    notext notext 46-50, M Sep 19

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    I just moved a thousand miles away from the home I have known since I was four. I'm alone in this. I have to be honest and say I am struggling. I moved to go to a school and...
    AnimalsAreLife AnimalsAreLife 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    So I am really freaking out I am 23 years old and I have a passion go engineering. I would love to be an aerospace engineer or a mechanical engineering at a huge car company. The...
    kimberlee1876 kimberlee1876 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    When I got to the gym tonight I made my mind up to get a good run in to begin! I was shooting for 5 miles, but around halfway my knee started to act up, so I played it smart and...
    Iamwhatyousee Iamwhatyousee 26-30, M Sep 10

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    After a few minutes I decided to see how far I could push myself, so I ran another 2 miles bringing my total to 5 miles today!!! #pushthroughthepain #buildingabetterme
    Iamwhatyousee Iamwhatyousee 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    A personal Trans-Siberian tour is a very Unique type of travel. It focuses solely about your encounter, and Tsar's Gold application is so carefully tailored and perfected above...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Okay. I posted yesterday about my breakup but I would like to dive a little further and get some feedback. Four years ago I met my (ex)boyfriend. For the seven years before that I...
    katekatekaaate katekatekaaate 22-25, F Sep 16

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    Second day, same course: 2.69 miles in 23:13. Three seconds slower, guess I didn't put out yesterday!! I still want my dessert ;)
    KrazyKrow96 KrazyKrow96 26-30, M Sep 17

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    I run 36 miles a week and lift every other day, but for some reason I love BBWs. If you are a BBW hit me up!
    SteelNettt SteelNettt 18-21, M Sep 18

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    I want to go an adventure and just leave reality for a while and explore another country. It would be fun getting to live a completely different life for a week or two and meet new...
    rirxalri rirxalri 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I ran 6 miles this morning and then another 5 tonight, feels great to run everyday. I'm thinking I'll do 12 tomorrow :p
    baller3454 baller3454 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I was having an affair with a married man for a couple of weeks. I ended it because he thinks he's so much better than me saying **** like I'm busier than you, this isn't love so...
    86reality 86reality 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 12

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    Just ran 2.69 miles in 23:07, not to fast but just getting back into running. Time for a healthy meal at burger King.
    KrazyKrow96 KrazyKrow96 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 16

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    I was challenged to run 100 miles in October, challenge accepted!
    Atrain77 Atrain77 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 20

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    I am 28 years old guy I feel alone with my family. I don't know why but something is missing in my life I want to explore it and find it. I am here coz to find someone . Who can...
    hussein85 hussein85 26-30, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Has anyone else just wanted to jump on the caboose of a train not knowing where it's going and just ride it till it stops again? Every time I see a train while I'm driving I'm so...
    ericabri12 ericabri12 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I did my first half marathon in a long time this weekend! I was so nervous as it has been a long time but excited as well as it is my favourite race to do! It was the worst...
    Magdamay Magdamay 26-30, F 16 Responses Sep 8

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    it`s been too long, i`ve been smoking since 17-18, i`m about to turn 22 now and it`s been 4 years of "this is the last pack" and everytime I run out of the last cig, i buy a new...
    stolzer stolzer 18-21, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My favorite movie quote would be from the Lion King. "The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it"
    pinkmorocco pinkmorocco 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    With the cooler fall air the sun felt energizing. I ran for 5 miles today and I felt strong as I have in awhile!
    Atrain77 Atrain77 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    The moon was in the horizon. Birds were chirping anticipating the sunrise. A deer crossed my path when..... Floor! I should have learned to pay attention to rocks in the pavement...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 5 Responses Sep 9

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    Just ran 9.36 miles and it was awesome, always makes me feel better physically and mentally :)
    Gunnera87 Gunnera87 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 18

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    4.5 miles down in 35 minutes!
    LostSoulx3 LostSoulx3 16-17, F Sep 22

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    3 miles today then an hour of weights, Just need to keep my nutrition on track. Feeling great.
    ChaoticTranquility ChaoticTranquility 70+, M Sep 22

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    I always assumed b12 deficiency was something for vegans to worry about. The more I learn about it the more I realise I must have had it for ages. I eat enough of the right food...
    ThePinkP0werRanger ThePinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    So much built up tension was released the other day, i had so much going round in my head and it had to all come out. I have sat for 15 years and observed, and listened and taken...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Sep 12

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    I want you to be aware of people that you believe are your friends. Oh! Yes we have met many thinking they would do anything for you. Or is it they would do anything to you to...
    Haunted5 Haunted5 56-60, F a week ago

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    Sometimes words escape me... This afternoon i discovered that a team of 4, at the steel fabricator, without any AC, worked the ENTIRE Labor Day weekend ... so we could have the...
    MaskedRascal MaskedRascal 36-40, M Sep 6

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    If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together. There is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think...
    Dwipayana Dwipayana 26-30, M Sep 18

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    1. I am a male. 2. I'm 52 years of age. 3. I'm a Sagittarius. 4. I play guitar. 5. I write songs and sing them. 6. I made a CD at Termite Tracks studios. 7. I speak Spanish...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 22