Saturday, August 28, 2010

My First 5K

Preparation is key.  With anything in life.  I was not prepared for the hills.  Or the heat.  But it was still so much fun and I can't wait to run in my next one.  I ran the whole thing (except for the massive hill up the reservoir) UGGGGGGGGGGGGGG!

Here's some pictures:
I finished with a humble time of 41:04.  But I'm still alive!
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  1. Hooray - you did it! Congrats - Doesn't that feel good?

    Way to go!
    Courtney

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  2. I second that HOORAAAY!!! Perseverance, girl! I would love to be able to run like that!

    Watching my children run outside always makes me feel free! I love watching them.

    I know one young lady who will be sleeping really good tonight!

    Congratulations!

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  3. Humble time?! It's easily 4 days less than mike would have been.

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  4. GO YOU! I am impressed! =) I just found your sweet comment on my blog and had to come comment... a 5k is on my want-to list.

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  5. Great job Traci!
    Congratulations- I bet it feels great.

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  6. YOU GO GIRL!!! What an awesome accomplishment.... WOO HOO!!!

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  7. Well done! Congratulations....

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  8. You are amazing! I would never even attempt it! You go girl :)

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  9. Way to go, Traci!
    I am very proud of your accomplishments!
    ~a

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  10. You go girl! I'm afraid I would have beat your record time and it would not have been quicker, I am talking about! Have a great Sunday.

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  11. Congratulations! That is quite an accomplishment.

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  12. Great job Traci! Good for you!

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  13. WOO WOO!!! Way to go, Trac!!
    So amazing you must feel! Love that you did this for yourself and for a cause! BIG high five!

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  14. Booyah! :D You go girl!

    I just started running this summer and have done two 5Ks. Isn't it the most amazing feeling of empowerment and accomplishment?

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  15. Congrats! The first one is the hardest, at least after that you kind of know what to expect.

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  16. Great Job!!!!

    It is so exhilerating~ isn't it?!?!
    :) I'm so proud of you-

    Here is a link to my first 5K post...
    http://www.thecupcakesprinklesinlife.com/2010/05/reaching-for-goal-and-enjoying-run-that.html

    Way to go!!!!

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  17. Congratulations! That is so awesome. What an amazing feeling that must be. My husband is a runner and he LOVE it so much!

    I sent you an email, please check it when you get a chance.

    {{HUGS}}

    Teresa <><

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  18. I'm returning the compliment you made me by following your Blog.

    You are going so well with your running.

    Blessings

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  19. Congratulations girl!!! I'm so proud of you.

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  20. Oh girl.

    I am so proud of you. So, so proud.

    A half-marathon is in your near future. I'm serious.

    In January, I couldn't have run to my mailbox. But in May I ran a half-marathon, and I'm running another in September.

    If you want the training plan, let me know via email.

    You ROCK!

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  21. Congrats!!!! I ran my very first
    5k in June with 2 of my good friends (10 weeks after #3 was born). Then last weekend Hubby & I did our first 10k! Its a great feeling, so you should be so proud of yourself!

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  22. Congratulations!! What an awesome experience for you.

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  23. Congratulations on your first 5K! That is quite an accomplishment!

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