(Closed) Ran my first half marathon today

posted 8 years ago in Fitness
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Congrats on your half marathon!

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2016

Wow, congratulations!  This is a HUGE accomplishment, and you’ve inspired me to want to start running again.  Way to go, girl!

Post # 6
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Sugar bee

Congrats!  That’s so awesome!

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I ran my first race a couple of weeks ago (a 10k) and felt like a freakin’ rockstar. Congrats on the half-marathon – that’s my new goal πŸ™‚

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

congrats!! I plan to do a half-marathon within the next year.  The Boston half-marathon was actually today, and I had been planning to train for it, but I sprained my ankle over the summer, so clearly that was not an option.  

I am so excited to do one eventually, though.  A friend of mine ran her first full marathon last weekend, and I’m so proud of her, but I know I could never do a full! 

Post # 9
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I did my frist half last Nov and I’m doing my 4th next week! Once you get the bug it sticks around for a while πŸ™‚

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

Congrats!!!!  I did my first last year and it is very hard!  I am impressed you pushed through!!  That’s great!

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

CONGRATS!!!!

Post # 12
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

Congratulations!  I just stared the c25k, and I am finding week 2 challenging, so I am very impressed!

Post # 13
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

Wow–congratulations!  My first race is in 1 week and I hope I do as well as you did!  I hurt my knee yesterday so my fingers are really crossed it heals in time :-/  Your success is inspiring; good job pushing through those doubts!

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

Congrats!!! You’ve completely inspired me.  I’ve been this close to running a 1/2 twice so far – both time had to drop out at the last minute because of shin splints, cause of over training in the final few weeks before the race.  I turn 30 on May 27th 2011 (YIKES!!!!!!!!!!!), and i’ve vowed to myself i’ll run a 1/2 before then…luckily the Sydney 1/2 marathon is May 19th next year!  I’m starting really small – even though i can comfortably run 10km, I’ve been doing faster 3-5km runs to build my leg strength, and doing the 30 day shred to try and get myself in better shape generally so that hopefully I don’t fall prey to injury again. 

Congratulations again – you’re awesome!!!

Post # 15
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Congratulations! I don’t run at all but I’ve always wanted to. You’re very inspirational. πŸ™‚

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