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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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