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How To Dress For a 5K + 5K Rules by LetsTalkAndWalk Posted Mon 18 Nov 2013 6:14am Good morning and Happy Monday! Hope you had a great weekend. Last week I wrote Your First 5K: Three Steps To Success . Today I want to share some tips for dressing for a 5K and some of my 5K “unwritten rules.” Dressing for a 5K So you are getting ready for your first 5K and have NO idea what to wear. Here are my sugge ... Read on »
My first 5k = My second 5k!!!! by cinemarie Posted Sun 19 Jul 2009 7:46am Yay!!! I HAVE COMPLETED A 5K !!!!! WOOOO HOOO:) A real one... not like at the Pride Run where I got confused on the course and only ended up running 3,5 km... I ran a full 5 k race!!! I am so proud of myself!! I don't know the official result yet (the timing chip people have not posted it yet...) But I think it's somewhere around 33m, which is ... Read on »
Notes for Cliff 5K Race Recap! It was an awesome day for a 5K. ... by Chelsea B. Posted Sat 19 Jun 2010 6:48pm It was an awesome day for a 5K.  I got to sleep in this morning, because the race didn’t start until 9:30 am.  So the boyfriend and I got up, ate some oatmeal, and left for the race by 8:30 am. Once we were there, we could tell the race was go ... Read on »
5k Frenzy - Race #1 - Run Me Home 5k by RunDash Posted Sun 01 May 2011 1:16pm "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." - Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities That pretty much sums up my race this Saturday. I walked away from the race thinking it was my worst 5k in 1-1/2 years, when in actuality, it was not. I ran two 5K'S last summer with an even worse time. But, it's my slowest since last June. 21: ... Read on »
5k Frenzy - Joe Cassella 5k by RunDash Posted Mon 16 May 2011 6:52pm "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." - Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities I signed up for this race a few months ago, when a friend of mine that I hadn't seen in awhile mentioned that he was doing the Couch to 5k program with this race being the resulting 5k.  Thinking it would be great to see him and his family, I re ... Read on »
First 5K….DONE! {Capital Crescent Trail 5K} by Kaitlyn Posted Sat 26 May 2012 9:24pm I did it! I FINALLY completed my first “official” road race…and it was amazing! I felt great and can’t wait to complete my second in one week! I went into this race after several weeks of good, long, outdoor runs (4-4.5 miles) and felt confident in myself. I tried so hard to honestly go in with zero time goals and just focus on r ... Read on »
Frankie's Couch to 5K ... or floor to 5K by JessiRene77 Facebook Posted Tue 07 Aug 2012 1:32pm  Last Saturday marks the first day Frankie has joined me as my running partner. We did a one mile lap around the Mineral Palace Park. After the mile I dropped him off at home and did my second mile alone. This morning I took Frankie with me for a 2 mile run. He did pretty well considering his activity level has consisted of chasing squirrels fo ... Read on »
Super Sunday 5K Race Recap! (and a friends first 5k!) by Lauren M Posted Sun 03 Feb 2013 12:00am 02/03/13 Today was a wonderful day!  Not only did I complete my first race of 2013, but I got to run with two of my best friends (Melissa and Krista), AND one of them ran in their FIRST 5K ever, and completely ROCKED IT!   Let’s start from the beginning…. Back in the beginning of January, I found a race sponsored by Super Hero Racin ... Read on »
Commit to Be Fit 5K Race Report: My Second First 5K by wordstorunby Posted Mon 29 Jul 2013 9:00am Event Commit to Be Fit 5K Date June 28, 2013 Location Downtown Columbus, Ohio Finish Time and Pace 45 minutes 18 seconds; 14:35 minutes per mile Why It Matters This was my first official race since I had a pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lung) just over a year ago. It took me 363 days to run again and 13 months to ra ... Read on »
5K running plans, advice on how to train for your first 5K (3 mile) race. by Cynthia S. Posted Tue 09 Dec 2008 11:11pm Getting Started in Running Many women, myself included started running so that they can take part in a charity event. The 5K race which is just over 3 miles, is the first goal that many new runners aspire too, and there are many 5K races and events that cater just for women. For example in the UK alone there is the now famous race for life ... Read on »