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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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    I shared this on another experience, thought I would share here as well One of the best things I have found out about runners, they are always supportive and encouraging. Running...
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    5 miles this morning and man my legs were tired! I lifted last night so I think my body was still recovering. Tuesday runs are always hard because I usually cant work out until...
    runnergal96 runnergal96 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    A letter for you.... Dear Karen, I know you feel sad but sadness has it's limits. Why do you care for someone who never cared about your feelings... yet you don't care that there...
    KarenDew KarenDew 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    If you know me because if this post, I am ok if you say hi. One of the best things I have found out about runners, they are always supportive and encouraging. Running is a sport...
    Rickrunner33 Rickrunner33 51-55, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Right now, I do not wish to bump into who is considered the high school jerks. There is a specific group of people I do not want to walk by, and those people smoke weed, shout at...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    I don't want to have kids. Ever. Plain and simple. I am a 23 year old female, I'm a dreamer and an adventurer. I have an honour degree and will be attending law school in the...
    cckawi12 cckawi12 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    On vacation in California and I am in love with my morning runs along the beach. Wish I could do it every day
    BrookeSandhurst BrookeSandhurst 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    Running is a release for me from stress. My mind cannot focus on anything else except putting one foot in front of the other. I am not the most excellent runner, more of an...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    " Yeah, im on the way ! I got traffic everywhere.. " " No, i would never cheat on you. " " I like to work out too, you only jog 5 miles ? Pfftt.. I run 12 miles ! "
    annaambrose annaambrose 16-17 7 hrs ago

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    I do. And that's why I hate when people say race doesn't matter. I think most people are just saying that and equating it to "I'm not racist". But to say race doesn't matter, to me...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Mar 4

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    One of my favorite races and pictures from my last highschool XC race! Good memories :)
    eyesaic eyesaic 18-21, M Mar 8

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    About to run my first race of the year! Brrrrr, it's cold!!! Happy St. Patricks Day (early) everyone!
    SunAgain SunAgain 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    It's always a race for me to quickly go unnoticed and escape every place where there are people. I'm so afraid that if I can't get away I'm usually shaking and trying to hide...
    rosesandcharlie rosesandcharlie 13-15, F Mar 3

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    I'm a runner and I enjoy racing, but I'm not good enough to win anything. Still, wouldn't it be incredible just once to come around the final turn right behind the pace car and...
    Harmonium1923 Harmonium1923 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    Ran an easy 16km (10 miles) and felt like I could do a few more after. Also got to 48.5 km for the week. Time to look out for a 21km race to do.
    Shade74 Shade74 36-40, M Mar 22

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    The n-word shouldn't be said. Period. I don't respond to it from anybody. It shouldn't be in anybody's vocabulary. And it ****** me off when someone Caucasian says "Oh, well you...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    In the ancient Roman city of Antioch there was a Christian called Claudius. Claudius was unfortunately caught up in a Roman sweep of followers of Jesus that was happening in the...
    isftpoawawh isftpoawawh 61-65, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I find myself more interested in white men than my own race (blk). What's scares me is that I don't know what to say to them.
    BrittTHart BrittTHart 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I whould love to have mixed race children, but europe is so racist atm the I dont even der to ask a black girl out on a date....
    Njord85 Njord85 26-30, M a week ago

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    Sometimes--I just want to run away---I want that as well:that is, to run away.Free form the non-existence that poses as an existence now.Free from the shackles that bind me and my...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 2 Responses Mar 22

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    why should I listen to you, you make yourself fall in love with a gender. I fall in love with someone who really wants to be in a relationship with me and that also believes that...
    mackenzieoneill mackenzieoneill 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Any of you asian girls want to talk to me?, I got 3 hours, and I'm not kidding, that also includes the races I mention
    episajerk episajerk 18-21, M Mar 16

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    I wish we all had the same color - not that I have a specific one in mind. I want to like what I like without being classified and judged
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Simply want to tell shortly about myself. So before you can add me you will know me a little and won't waste time or get disappointed. I am single, open minded and don't judge any...
    smartballs smartballs 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Not in any particular order but here we go 1. thinking out loud- Ed sheeran 2. Pocket full of dreams- hedley 3. Heaven in our headlights- hedley 4. Our song- ron pope 5. Your song...
    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    1.) I am a proud cosplayer 2.) I am here to help people and make friends 3.) I am eighteen years old 4.)I always look for personality in girls over looks 5.) I don't...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M Mar 7

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    My boyfriend and I are looking for a couple in Georgia. No single men or women...couples only. We are a white couple...I am 22 and he is 23, both disease free and open minded...
    sluttybunny1 sluttybunny1 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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    I need to vent and at the same time formulate an open letter to admins of EP as all the members here. It is now or never. EP is falling apart. I happen to know you had warnings...
    TheOneYouDontWantToKnow TheOneYouDontWantToKnow 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 12

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    I ran cross country in fall of 2012, but that season the coach turned into an *******. His treatment made me bitter towards running as a whole, so I quit running. Before then, I...
    a2alexa a2alexa 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    This week I finally got a break from college and came home for spring break. As soon as I pulled into our driveway I disrobed in the car. I have stayed nude with my family since...
    EastTNNudist EastTNNudist 18-21, M Mar 12

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    i just think they're so hooooooooooot, i wish i was talking to one right now, i dont care how u look yet, that includes:chinese,japanese,indonesia,korean,filipino, and other asian...
    episajerk episajerk 18-21, M Mar 15

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    I'm new and looking for friends(: I accept and add everyone. Any age, race, or sexuality. I am willing to talk and input on any topic. (given the circumstance) And... I'm not...
    AmariKYM AmariKYM 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 16

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    "You know if everybody married someone from a different race, then in one generation there would be no prejudice."
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Merging of reality and dream 343). 10th March, 1979. Sunday. Place: Kalimpong Early morning dream of the first night: Binay Mukherjee, a devotee was in a standing posture...
    Dipakda Dipakda 66-70, M Mar 20

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    to just go and disappear no one would know or notice i feel and this "life" or rat race rather is eternally wearing on my nerves nature here i come away from the madness away from...
    o3118152 o3118152 26-30, M Mar 22

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    Hey I'm 16 and live on the east coast. I'm planning on running away to either the west coast or possible travel Europe. I've been planning for a while and I have money saved up and...
    needtotravel needtotravel 13-15, M 5 Responses Mar 22

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    because I have a boyfriend of 11 yrs that finally has showed me his true colors. my heart hurts my chest feels like its going to explode, my mind races wit more bad than good...
    scruz444 scruz444 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Racism exists, but is magnified and perpetuated by a inferiority complex attitude. I am brown skinned and I have the respect of people of all races,creeds and sexual orientation...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Dad... I love you, but I can't trust you as much as I did before. And here are my reasons why: You made so many promises you could not keep. When I was young and afraid of my...
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