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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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    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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    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'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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    I really do but I feel embarrassed about going to a gym or going for a run because of my size have not got much space to store gym stuff in house i really need to do more exercise
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    I am planning on running away within the next year
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    Yeah, but i must be strong. And stand like hero then face everything i'm afraid of. Not run away. I cant just run away. I want make each day count. Live life the fullest. Thats for...
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    1. I am in love with someone I can't have. He's only 6 miles away but it might as well be 600. 2. I can read music..... sort of. 3. I can play the piano.... sort of. 4. I have...
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    I started long distance running at age 50. Did my first half and full marathons the first year. I still run three days a week and compete 4 or 5 times a year. Running is my...
    cwsdallas cwsdallas 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    We stated out the day by going straight to the courthouse to get our lifetime hunting and fishing license. We had plans to spend the day at a state park and do some fishing. *smile...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love the end of my day...The toil and the exhaustion of another 12 hour day just melts away on the drive home. Traffic is nowhere near as bad as Toronto but still pretty hectic...
    drfate drfate 31-35, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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