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I Want to Run 5 Miles a Day

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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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    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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    Even More

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

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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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    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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    its already freakin 1:10 pm and i have a freakin headache. i got freakin 2 more freakin hours b4 freakin school freakin gets out. I freakin want this freakin day to freakin hurry...
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    lovevolves8 lovevolves8 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I can nearly run two miles a day now, which isn't much comparing to professionals or experienced runners. I'm happy with small accomplishments, though. It's fantastic to be running...
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    5 miles this morning and man my legs were tired! I lifted last night so I think my body was still recovering. Tuesday runs are always hard because I usually cant work out until...
    runnergal96 runnergal96 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Running is a release for me from stress. My mind cannot focus on anything else except putting one foot in front of the other. I am not the most excellent runner, more of an...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F Mar 25

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    " Yeah, im on the way ! I got traffic everywhere.. " " No, i would never cheat on you. " " I like to work out too, you only jog 5 miles ? Pfftt.. I run 12 miles ! "
    Annaambrose Annaambrose 16-17 1 day ago

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    Here's 10 things about me. 1. I have discovered Europe last year, it wad amazing. 2. I have fell in love my very first time, mine and my boyfriend's first month is today. 3. I run...
    laurenzerbe laurenzerbe 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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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...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I ran 7 miles this afternoon. This is my time for reflection. I ran 5 miles at a natural pace. I thought about stopping. That is when I ran harder. Inspiration comes to me slowly...
    mostdaysaregood mostdaysaregood 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    mistamistafied mistamistafied 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Got 3 miles in with my running group! I like running with peeps!
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    Two miles in 26 minutes today. I love getting faster every few days, even if it's only by a minute or two. :) that high after working hard is such an amazing feeling!
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    3 miles today recalculated this weeks runs I'm at 14 for the week.. Feeling good again and motivated
    txbabygirl txbabygirl 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 12

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    Ran my last training run of 22 miles for a marathon on April 11th!
    IlovePinkpanties IlovePinkpanties 41-45, F Mar 22

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    going to run for 7 miles today, kinda feeling stressed but ready to bring it.
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    antihero98 antihero98 16-17, F Mar 22

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    Too lazy to drive five miles to buy groceries...#first world probs. I guess I will once I run out of my cereal :P
    AKALadyRed AKALadyRed 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F Mar 13

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    Dad... I love you, but I can't trust you as much as I did before. And here are my reasons why: You made so many promises you could not keep. When I was young and afraid of my...
    biggerbro biggerbro 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    gauravmann gauravmann 22-25, M Mar 5

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    4 miles today 7 for the week!
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    2 miles this morning ...9 for the week
    txbabygirl txbabygirl 36-40, F 15 Responses Mar 11

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    Another 3 miles today giving 10 for the week! Six over the week will give me 16.
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 12

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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
    wise025 wise025 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Ran an easy 16km (10 miles) and felt like I could do a few more after. Also got to 48.5 km for the week. Time to look out for a 21km race to do.
    Shade74 Shade74 36-40, M Mar 22

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    Two miles in 28 minutes. Getting a little faster! :D x
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Easy 8 miles today! Feeling good!!!
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Got three miles in today ! How about you?
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Since July 1st 2014 to present time March 2nd 2015.7 months I've loss so far a total of 80 pounds. 335 down to 255.I go to the gym 7 days per week.I walk 5 to 10 miles per day.At...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 7 Responses Mar 2

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    I ran cross country in fall of 2012, but that season the coach turned into an *******. His treatment made me bitter towards running as a whole, so I quit running. Before then, I...
    a2alexa a2alexa 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 12

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