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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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    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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    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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    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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    Ugh knee injury has kept from running 7 days now! Intolerable! Too much pent up energy what's a guy to do
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    All I can think about is having a baby with the one I love. I try to keep in mind that they might not be ready but I just want to start our family. I know they will want to one day...
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    With a responsible person, man/women. I baby sit so much to the point that I want one. One day ...
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    I want to one day come home and be surprised by the most food I've ever seen and be told I can't stop eating until all of the food is gone and I am completely full my stomach is so...
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    I love guys that are close and love their families. I want my boyfriend to be a family man. I want twins some day! Message me guys. I don't bite
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    It has been a warm and humid July in Southern California and, for the month, I have completed twenty runs, including one 13.1 mile race, for a total of 182 miles / 37 hours. This...
    shirtlesstrailrunner shirtlesstrailrunner 51-55, M Jul 31

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    Okay here I go... 1.I live in America 2.I love field hockey... 3.MMA 4.Running 5.And singing and acting 6.Idk why I'm doing this 7. I have 2 dogs 8. I used to own goats...
    SavannahCole SavannahCole 13-15, F 47 mins ago

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    I shouted at my parents. I feel like I was a Monster. I feel extremely bad about it and it is not that first time. I want to stop it. I want to be affectionate and talk to my...
    Rajito Rajito 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

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    Just back from my first day of 5k running training. It should only take 3 times a week for 8 weeks, for me to be running the whole thing and hopefully loosing some weight.
    ThePastRiddlesMyMind ThePastRiddlesMyMind 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    1. I liked the movie "Steel Magnolias" there, I said it. 2. My eyes seem to change colors between varying shades of blue and green. 3. I love music. But, when I listen, I get so...
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    I love running. Allows me to clear my mind. I run usually about 2/3 miles a day 5 days a week.
    sammy0216 sammy0216 22-25, F Aug 12

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    18 years old. Im supposed to be at the University of Memphis. Undergrad. Major in biology. Preparing myself for medical school and becoming a neurologist. Im supposed to be in...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 17 Responses Jul 30

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    Every morning I run about 6 miles. I have been a runner since I was 14 years old, and I have participated in more 5ks than I can remember. I have completed 2 marathons and 2 half...
    LeanMean LeanMean 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I was 14 or 15 ,,I am not really sure but I believe 15 ,,,I had broke up with my girl friend (a short time later became my wife) and I was staying at Mom and Dads ,( my girlfriend...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    I used to loathe it. Mostly because I would have a hard time breathing. But 3 years ago I started walking. And saw ppl running. I thought I'd try. It started out slow. Only a few...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Epic shirtless run today. Started out with temps in the mid 60's to low 70's, climbing to around 80 under cloudy skies with high humidity and cooler breezes - great shirtless...
    shirtlesstrailrunner shirtlesstrailrunner 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    Back home after a big holiday in dubai. Litteraly back from the hot sun, beachlife , cocktail and back into a very very gray and early autumn. Its just painfully cold and...
    monah monah 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    I just had a dream about this. I was with my family in this forest i think, well somewhere where we were surrounded by trees. And there were houses too and we went to see one for...
    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Morning dew . Wind on stand still. My thoughts interrupted by the occasional bird chirping or a squirrel running away from me. Nothing but the present, 6.2 miles of it. All is good...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 30

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    Theres a 5k this morning starting approximately three miles from my house.. Im really sore so i'm contemplating running there to loosen up. Good idea or naw?
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    It was one of those nites where the humidity leaves your shirt completely drenched by the end of your run, but it still felt good to get almost 9 miles in. :-)
    jpenguin jpenguin 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    I am currently writing this to thank a close friend, someone who I’m not sure knows this, but is an amazing person. And to the rest of you reading this i hope to inspire or...
    InfinityHeart InfinityHeart 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    yes i do.i want to....i want to be in a beautiful place
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    It is raw and it is so damn real you want to run away just to soak it up and take it in. The soul mate. The one you feel vibrate when they are a thousand miles away. The one you...
    trueloveriamonly trueloveriamonly 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Whoever has the strongest mind. Whoever has the most passionate heart. Whoever has the the hands of respect, Whoever has the arms of courage, Will be the one to run as leader...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I'm 32 and if you would have told me 10 years ago where and what id be doing I would have laughed so hard as it is so far from who I am. I have 3 siblings. 2 older 1 younger. I...
    SocioNarcc SocioNarcc 31-35, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    My surgery put a toll on my stamina but I'm slowly getting back to my regular 4 miles. I missed the feel of life. I missed the struggle and reward. I missed the 100 degree weather...
    Xingouttheos Xingouttheos 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Hey, I'm 18 male, and I really can't take my parents anymore. I'm thinking of running away all the time. I'm sorry, this is a bit long but I would really appreciate someone's...
    Balkan1996 Balkan1996 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 1

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    Hello my name is Kiarra I am currently 5'3 I am 140 pounds and I would like a person to push me and we can plan out together our calorie in take and how long and how often we run...
    Kiarra101 Kiarra101 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Can't believe I'm doing this. Here goes. 1. My middle name is Daniel 2.i am a Pisces 3. I used to play the violin. 4. I was married once upon a time. 5. I can't ride a bike. 6. I...
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    Hi, I am 14. I need some Quick Advice, or someone to talk to. So 3 years ago my divorced mom met my stepdad. She had a baby with him and moved to Arizona. I was stuck with the...
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