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  • ovenfried Pro 149 posts since
    Sep 8, 2009
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    45. Dec 6, 2009 7:04 PM (in response to Nailrep)
    Re: First 5k time...

    My first 5K was Saturday 12/5.  35:43 at 195 pounds.


    Started C25K:  September 10, 2009
    Finished C25K:  November 22, 2009

    Dec. 5, 2009:  Jingle Bell Run, Cincinnati, OH  35:43
    April 10, 2010:  Aruna 5k, Cincinnati, OH 39.06  (after not running for several months)
    May 22, 2010:  GO/OTR 5K,  Cincinnati, OH  approx 34:30.  (route was changed at last minute, and about .2 mile was shaved off.  boo!)

  • 4mamasboys Pro 114 posts since
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    46. Jan 23, 2010 1:26 PM (in response to ovenfried)
    Re: First 5k time...

    Can't wait to add my time to this thread (although I'll be walking some of it)

    Rachael (Rae)-newly single mama to four wild and precious boys

    Running my ass off (literally!) one pound at a time.  53lbs to go...

  • gatorman10 Legend 242 posts since
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    47. Jan 23, 2010 4:52 PM (in response to Nailrep)
    Re: First 5k time...

    HA.  Never foget that...  18:??  I remember I toed up in the front and held on as long as I could....

  • dltang Legend 163 posts since
    Apr 15, 2009
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    48. Jan 23, 2010 5:46 PM (in response to Nailrep)
    Re: First 5k time...

    This thread caught my eye.  Almost 5 years ago, I was working out real regularly and eating well and the whole bit.  So what happened, I do not know.  I am back to starting all over again.  When I started eating better on Dec. 28th I was at 238 lbs.  I finished my first week of C25K on Friday and as of this morning, I weighed 229 lbs.  So here I am, 47 years old, over weight and out of shape as though I have never ran before.  I almost forgot that I had run 3 5K races one fall.  After reading all these posts, I couldn't for the life of me remember my times.  I was thinking around 45 minutes or so.  I decided to see if the run results were still in the history on line and to my amazement they were there on  So here are my first 5K results from 2005.


    Crim 5K 39:21


    All Women's 5K 34:59


    Genesys Hospice 5K 36:30


    I am only hoping that I can do nearly as well again this year.  I will be checking out the RunMichigan site and looking for some races to join this spring.  I finish my C25K on March 19th and I will need something to work for.

    With Christ all things are possible, so live life with no fears and no worries.

    Blogging My Journey Back to Me.

    Results from 5K races back in 2005, I want to get there again and then improve.

    Crim 5K 39:21

    All Women's 5K 34:59

    Genesys Hospice 5K 36:30

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