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jcruz5937 Rookie 2 posts since
May 21, 2011
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May 21, 2011 1:15 PM

newbie on the block

hey all! just thought id introduce myself. im jose and ill be starting the c-2-5k  and i know its going to be long, hard road. i havent been doing much of any kind of running, except for softball , so my body will definitely have to get acclimated to all this new activity that im going to be doing .


my big goal is to be doing a solid 5k by the end of september so any and all input will be greaty appreciated (dont worry about hurting my feelings lol).


wish each of yall the best in your own quest.

  • SiberMom Pro 104 posts since
    Mar 28, 2011
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    1. May 21, 2011 1:23 PM (in response to jcruz5937)
    Re: newbie on the block

    Hi jcruz, welcome!  This is a great place to find motivation, encouragement, and advice.  I am ready to begin W8, and I have NEVER been a runner.  This is an amazing program that builds slowly enough to avoid injury.  Take it one run at a time, and you will be great!  Good luck on your adventure!!!


    Cooter 5K completed May 28, 2011 in 34:05!

    Lake Placid Half Marathon  June 12, 2011 in 2:48:06!

    Madrid Bluegrass Ramble 5K completed  June 25, 2011 in 34:38!

    Massena 5K completed July 2, 2011 in 34:48 with casualites...LOL!

    Tour de Potsdam 5K completed July 14, 2011: untimed

    Maine Half Marathon scheduled October 2, 2011

  • LPARafael Pro 166 posts since
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    2. May 21, 2011 4:31 PM (in response to jcruz5937)
    Re: newbie on the block

    Welcome Jose.  Wish you much luck in your quest to find the inner runner in you.  There is one in everybody and the most important thing to do is to allow it to come out.  You have the willingness to do it, so you have step one done.  Don't push it too hard especially in the begining.  You may be able to follow the program as laid out but some may take longer or have to repeat days.  Don't feel bad if this happens to you.  Just come in here and post your status or if you have any other questions.  Good luck.

    To paraphrase Newton, "A body in motion tends to stay in motion", so keep those feet moving ....

    2012 Races

    Year 2 Year 5K - 12/31 - 1/1

    Tinkerbell Half Marathon - 1/29

    Rock n Roll Pasadena Half marathon - 2/19

    Old Agoura 10K - 3/24

    O2O Half Marathon - 6/3

    City Impact Half Marathon - 6/16

    Channel Islands 10K - 7/4

    Disneyland Half - 9/2

    Marine Corps Marathon - 10/28

  • flamomof3 Legend 1,928 posts since
    Dec 14, 2007
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    3. May 21, 2011 8:47 PM (in response to jcruz5937)
    Re: newbie on the block

    Hello and Welcome!

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