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I Want to Run In a 5k Race

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    Expert 5k Runner

    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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    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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    5 am getting ready to board the shuttle to start of a race. Planning to run shirtless, though a little uneasy as it is a big race through the city with thousands of other runners...
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    Awesome race is over and a huge shirtless success. Ran shirtless start to finish, feeling good the whole time. Afterward, spent a good amount of time wandering around the finish...
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    I am excited to run a 200 mile relay race with my friends! The run is next Friday & Saturday and I'm excited to get out there and sweat it out!
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    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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