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I Want to Run In a 5k Race

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    I guess you could call me an expert... I'm not the best, but I know a lot of tips and tricks I actually run xc and track in high school and my coach is a fitness trainer in the military. He taught me everything I know. I currently manage a running club. If you need some...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 7, 2013

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    Yep.

    Did it. Twice. Will do it again.
    childofweakness childofweakness 36-40, F Jun 13, 2011

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    hanntiger1 hanntiger1 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    The struggle within of right and wrong. Logic telling you to run, yet the heart is begging and pulling you to stay and never let go. The emotions so strong that it is a constant...
    ThoughtFulMoments ThoughtFulMoments 36-40, F 52 mins ago

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    Indication of the seer’s spiritual condition 299). 4th May, 1978 . Thursday. Early morning dream: I saw a room in front of me where many devotees were staying...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M 6 days ago

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    Yesterday, I ran my last ever race at Van Cortlandt Park in Manhattan. it was a tough course and I wanted to give up at many points. I kept thinking of how hard I worked to get...
    gracejay gracejay 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    I know many of my friends know what a crazy life I lead.... But I just wanted to write it, so maybe, In future days, when things settle down.. I can look back ... And think .. Oh...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    sitting here on our phones constantly hearing the beeping of text tones we are wasting away are humanly contact paying thousands of dollars every year for our phones contracts...
    sassy19love sassy19love 13-15 9 hrs ago

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    She is constantly hiding her cell phone so I can't see the screen. When she gets a text or Facebook message, she runs to the bathroom to answer it. We have little kids and I would...
    withagrain withagrain 41-45, M 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    1. I work at PetSmart 2. I go to a community college for IT 3. I drive a 2010 jeep liberty 4. I want a black dodge challenger 5. I am a huge World War II need 6. I am very...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Oct 13

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    My dad used to be a car racer and won several medals in car racing contests and he's driving us to the beach today. I don't really like going to the beach at all, especially when...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    Regionals next Saturday. I'm getting ready to run one hell of a race.
    LegsOfJames LegsOfJames 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    INTO THE WILD † The Next Generation | One Youth Australia | I recently just returned from Youth Camp and it was amazing! I have always followed God but i was slowly drifting...
    Sib232228 Sib232228 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    your heart raceshooves poundingyour soul is flying..and it's dangerousand wildexhilaration...you rise into the sky.but then you feel a tug....and you know,I am asking you....come...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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    There is only one race really. But in the Northland there is my race the Norse, often called Aryan by some. There are equally good races all over the planet. Semitic, Hamitic...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    Just a fun list of some of my favorite films just right off the top of my head. A good mix of movies to begin with if you taking watching films seriously or maybe just for laughs...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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    I just done it for the first time since i was a small boy. A little race with a friend, i must admit, i feel extremely close to a heart attack right now.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 28

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    I wish people would stop cowering behind their race. Honestly I do not give a **** where you come from or what your ethnicity is. If I have a problem with you it is a problem with...
    TaleOfTwoMinds TaleOfTwoMinds 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 24

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    From my 'questions' you'll see that I am often discriminated for wanting to marry 'outside the race', which is pathetic because Islam says all races are equal and interracial...
    bengaligirl bengaligirl 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    Would you all agree with me that at some point, it's not really about the money that you're after, it's a lifestyle. A lifestyle of not having to worry about money, a lifestyle...
    OutFromTheMatrix OutFromTheMatrix 26-30, M Oct 15

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    Hi! I am half Asian and Half Arab, and I thought it would be nice to find out about other people's experiences with being mixed race.
    alimhasan alimhasan 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 8

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    It's a degrading, disgraceful thing for the person using the race card. It's like pleading disability, holding on to the "special" status reserved for the one with the right to use...
    NorseChief NorseChief 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 14

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    Last night I had a crazy amazing dream! It was pretty long but the part that is really sticking with me was that I was trying to cross the street by my house and a shiny jet black...
    meshbegin meshbegin 22-25, F Oct 1

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    As I look back at the life that is behind me, at one point, I felt like I was really on track with being the person who I wanted to be... When I was around 11 or 12 years old, I...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Want to run away and have adventures. I'm a teen in california. I do not want to run alone. If u want to run with me come to me for food and shelter and together we can plan our...
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    Who is running America? Have you ever asked that question? Under the doctrine of Parens Patriae, "Government As Parent", as a result of the manipulated bankruptcy of the United...
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I want to try something new.. I am so tired of the same lame dudes.. I want to learn about another culture and be with someone that I can step outside my comfort zone with
    Syydnee Syydnee 18-21, F Oct 16

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    If you are close to my age and you wanna talk, message me. I'm all for it. Just be honest. I don't be fake. I hate people like that. Be yourself around me. I don't care what race...
    JustMe0923 JustMe0923 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Actually I want to see if I can think of 100 things to share - 1) I am the baby of my family 2) I have gray eyes 3) I am 5' 7" 4) I crochet prayer shawls 5) I miss my dad every...
    thescarletibis thescarletibis 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 2

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    You get this short time here on earth.. Most people just float and exist. There are others that look to leave their mark... Their legacy. Some of us go out and fight the good fight...
    W0lfhunter W0lfhunter 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    I really want to make some decent pals; I have no qualms with gender, race, age or religions. My name is Cara. Im 21. Im a wee bit chubby. I enjoy smoking and getting high from...
    LadyDaelas LadyDaelas 18-21, F 21 Responses Oct 8

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    I hurt my back last year and it took me some time to recover. I just started running again. I'm busy with my 3rd week and I still feel just as unfit as what I did when I started...
    sparkie77 sparkie77 31-35, M Oct 8

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    A while back, I posted that I was going to start my journey. Long story boring, I wasn't able to. But the desire hasn't waned the slightest bit. Now that my finances are in order...
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M Oct 10

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    I know that this sound stupid but I would love to run away again. I ran away from South Wales (UK) to Benidorm (Spain) with someone but we had to come back. But I feel lost now I...
    Klsaunders1 Klsaunders1 18-21, F Oct 12

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    Being my parents are indian they were raised in India and are very religious, the thing I hate about them is their old way of thinking, when ever I talk about my friends they...
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 12

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    Please read this list before adding me to your circle. Thanks very much.#1: Please dont just add me and dont even talk to me, whats the point in that? Seriously. If you want to be...
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    #One: I am a Virgo (Astrological) #Two: I am a Dragon (Chinese zodiac); a Fire dragon just to be clear... #Three: I love animals - all of them #Four: I love wine #Five: I have 3...
    earthanjel earthanjel 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Lately I have been feeling really fed up and depressed. I feel that both family and friends hate me being happy or having a life of my own. My parents are both really ill and have...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want to run away but not by myself I hate life and want to kil myself I'm dying of lonelyness and of pain sylvia cause in the past and I need someone to run with I have no...
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 26

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    Looking to a lady pregnant any race. Send me a message or leave something here and let's work it out.
    Illyriaa Illyriaa 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 27

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    Ok here's the thing: life here sucks and I'm literally about to kill myself so I figure either suicide or running away so if any one wants to runaway from near the northern...
    ohwritteninthestars ohwritteninthestars 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    I have a group of friends across the US and we all want to run away together,is there anyone with a car that can seat 8 people wanting to go on a road trip and run away with us?
    CalistoCarter CalistoCarter 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I am a female, in my late 40s. Chubby & I'm definitely short at 4'10", shoe size 5. I can fit size 3 in kid's shoes. Mixed race Black/Vietnamese. Born in South Vietnam I'm a...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Oct 1

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    Before you wanna trade dirty picks and all that jazz, at least get to know me. My name is Aj, im a 15 year old mixed bi guy and looking for someone to talk to, of any gender, race...
    ajgamer ajgamer 13-15, M Oct 1

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    I am 13. female. and living in Europe. I'm looking for someone or some people to run away with. I don't care where we go, as long as no one finds us. I'd prefer to be part of a run...
    getawaygirll getawaygirll 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    1. My name is Lily 2. I'm 5'1 3. Asian 4. I love animals 5. Science is my favorite core 6. I've fractured my finger 7. I love food and animals 8. I don't judge people...
    DownfallStar DownfallStar 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 6

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