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EveryDayANew -

Congratulations on finishing your first HM! 12:32 is very respectable. You'll get faster in time; just be patient and keep working at it. You need to continue building your base mileage, endurance and strength. Hill and speedwork will help.

Any more events on the horizon for you?

Welcome to our team!

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Hey everyone! I'm new! This has got to be my FAVORITE sparkteam I've found so far! I am in love with running, but I'm super-slow runner. I just ran my first half-marathon in Cleveland on May 18th, and I did it at a 12:32 minute/mile pace. Although I'm really proud of my time, I'd like to get a little faster.

Well, I'm pretty excited about this group! emoticon

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Hi Runningslow and Spiralwriter. It's great to see you Spiralwriter after we finished the c25K program.

Maintenance range. 127 to 132.

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SPIRALWRITER - hey girl! You are doing great! Good to see you!

To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art." ~ La Roch

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Welcome Lillian.

I don't totally trust google maps, partly because they always put my house on the wrong side of the street and have a nearby park misnamed.

For running shoes, go to a running store and try some on. They will watch your gait and help you get the right shoes. I personal like Asics gel some-or-other.

4 miles in 30 minutes is great! I run about a 10 minute mile (slower this morning) and still have fun racing.

For me the racing more is about challenging myself to do better and having fun than winning. I am over 60 so I do sometimes win my age/gender division. It depends on who shows up on race day.

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I'm thinking about doing my first race June 1st. It's for Salvation Army summer camp in my town. It looks to be a very small 5K. I might be the only one in my sex and age category. Anyway, I don't even have running shoes. I'll just wear my worn crosstrainers since I shouldn't break in a new pair of shoes at a race.

I did a little testing of my pace last week out of curiosity since I just finished the C25K program. If Google maps is right, I did a 7:09 mile last Sunday. On Tuesday, I paced myself and I ran 4 miles in 30 minutes. I have trouble believing that I'm that fast.

I did a little research on times women finishing a 5k in my age group. I could get a reward in a number of the local races for finishing in the top three for my age group if my calculation is right. I'm over 40.

I feel slow when I run. I do push myself occasionally when I run to keep myself from daydreaming, but I run at a comfortable speed. The time before when I timed my running it was my 4th week of c25K and I ran 10.5 pace for a half mile and 11.5 pace for two miles which seemed normal speed for a new runner. 7 and half mile pace for a 5K seems a little high for a beginner. I think I must have measured something wrong.

Onward, any shoe buying advice?

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Welcome SPIRALWRITER and SLKEITH. Enjoy your upcoming races. Keep to your own pace and you will do fine.

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Hello! I ran across this team and love the name! I am nearly done with Couch to 5K and am signed up for my first 5K Monday (Memorial Day). My training was delayed by a back injury but I started back in. I don't expect to run the entire race but we'll see - maybe I'll surprise myself! My dear husband will be running along. Best wishes to anyone else who is running over the holiday weekend!

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Well, I've made it through Couch to 5k and I'm on my way to 10k, but I ABSOLUTELY qualify for being veeeeeery sloooooooow. Glad to see I'm not alone!

For example, I made it to 3.5 miles this evening, and it took me 48 minutes. Hey, I can almost run for an hour! I can spin anything...

Hey RUNNINGSLOW!

Peace.

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Finishing is what it is about! congrats Running slow

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Hi, RunningSlow:

You look marvelous! Congrats on your weight loss, finishing the marathon and joining this team..

OK, that last one is really a welcome aboard, lol!

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Okay...I HAD to join this team...I think my screen name says it all! LOL

I ran a marathon...it took me 6 hours but hey I finished it and I was 173 lbs at the time. I think I definitely qualify. haha

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It's not about the speed. It's about building your base miles and endurance. Speed comes with practice and time. Like Margaret did, just keep working consistently and you'll get faster and stronger.

Intervals work for anyone. I'm not one to argue with tested results and the wisdom of an Olympian who has been teaching the run/walk for the 32 years that he has been practicing it himself (and still runs 7-minute miles at age 62).

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Hope, you can do it! I did intervals for the longest time. But once I finally found the right speed, I was able to increase my mileage at that speed relatively rapidly.

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Thanks for the advice about the C25K plan -- you've motivated me to start it next week.

I'll keep you posted!

And, ya, IF ONLY running was like riding a bicycle ...!

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Welcome, Dr. "MissHope" - and good luck on your 5K goal! You're probably finding out that running isn't like riding a bicycle - your body doesn't remember that it used to run, LOL!

Why are you waiting to begin the C25K? You don't need to run as long as the plan, you can continue to walk intervals and work on extending the time you run. Run/walk intervals help build your endurance and save those legs for the duration of your event.

We're here to help keep you motivated and on track. Jump in any time!



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Hi, I'm Hope. I used to be a runner (about 10 years and 60 pounds ago) and I really want to get back to it. My goal is to run the first 5K of my new running career over Labor Day weekend, and I have my eye on a marathon as a long-term goal.

Right now I am walking 30-40 minutes per day, and I'm planning to begin the Couch-to-5K training program (for not the first time) by the end of May.

In other news ... I'm a Chicago native, newly married to a wonderful Brit, and we currently live in Montgomery, AL. We are both college professors.

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Hi, Jennifer:

2 minutes sustained running is terrific! You're well on your way to that 5K.

Just avoid focusing on running to lose weight; keep in mind that your running will make you more fit, burn calories efficiently, strengthen your heart, build muscle - and this will all help you drop the extra pounds.

Welcome to our team!

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Hi - I am Jennifer. I have quite a bit of weight to lose and have just recently started working out and focusing on weight loss again. I have always had the dream that "someday I could run". I would like to make that someday now! I have just topped out being able to run for 2 minutes - doesn't seem like much - but for me it's quite a bit. I'm looking forward to someday being able to run a 5k, 10k, and then eventually a marathon.

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I know I always try to protect the knees a bit on downhills.

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Thanks for the advice and the laugh. I thought I was the only one who had a hard time going down hills. emoticon

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A slow trot up even a little incline is good for strengthening your muscles. The hard part is resisting flying downhill, which is murder on your toes. Trot up, walk down is how we take our hills.

Unless, of course, it's me in a 10K on a rainy day, at which time I literally roll down - LOL!

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We followed a new route today near where we work. The weather was wonderful, cool for Alabama the end of April. The smallest of incline seems like a mountain and is a big challenge for me. Our "coach" tells us just slow down and keep moving. Sometimes I think I can walk up the incline faster than I can run it. That nice flat track without traffic at the school is hard to resist. Especially when it is hot and humid. emoticon

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Have a great time on your 5K. Fast and flat sounds good to me; I'd love a race on a route like that (mostly hills around here, lol!). :)

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That sounds like a fine place to start. When I "race", I am only trying to be the best I can ... and don't worry about all the others.

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Thanks to everyone for the welcome. Our group has decided to practice by participating in a 5k in a nearby community on Saturday. It is advertised as being a fast and flat course and for a good cause. All the registration fees are going towards funding scholarships for current seniors in the area. This is much smaller than the one on Memorial Day so it should give us an idea of what to expect with fewer people.

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Hi, Theresia!

I'm so happy to hear that you're in a group and working with an experienced runner. Getting that support and motivation is so important when working toward a goal. Your run/walk intervals sound good and I'm sure you'll be ready for that Memorial Day 5K.

Welcome to our team. You go, girl!

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THERESIA49, you are definitely on the right track. have fun running, and take things slowly.

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Oh my, I have looked at several of the other running teams this afternoon and I was so excited to see this team. I have never been a runner. I played softball in high school and college. To work around my slow, fat body moving around the bases I tried to hit the ball as far as possible so I could make it to first base. Now, I am just a few months short of the big 50. Several of us at work started sparking back in January. We were going to the gym together and had experimented with running on the treadmill. That just didn't work. We all decided we wanted to do a 5K coming up on Memorial Day so we started with a program. This is the end of our third week. Most of us in the group are jogging 2 minutes and walking 4. We vary our distances on the days we "run". Luckily we work with someone who is an experienced runner. She helps us not only in our breathing and how to pace ourselves but runs back to us to encourage us to keep going. I can't wait to share with the others at work this team.

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Welcome MBLINDSAY and TREADIN4BSP .

Enjoy your running!

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OK, I am definitely slow and fat but not quite a runner just yet. Used to love to run as a child and not clear as to why I stopped. Middle aged can also be added to the mix- there is nothing to be done about that. So I begin again and remain cautiously optimistic for changes to come.
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Hi, I am definitely a slow fat runner. I am also short..5 ft. tall. I currently run about 3-5 miles six days. I run about a 13 minute mile but want to go faster for a race this coming fall. I am hoping to find ways to speed up and get to my goals. I hope this group will help!

short and mid-term goal:
stay consistent and keep losing weight.
long-term goal:
feel better about myself and not have weight be something I think about on a daily basis.


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Definitely dream. Without our goals and dreams, we don't accomplish anything.

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Yes indeedie! I remember how easily the pounds came off and the legs shaped right up when I was running.

Dare I dream?

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BEEBOPALULA some of us have taken up running in our 60s. I did wait until I had gotten rid of lots of my excess pounds to do it.

Funny, you are a runner that is walking. While I enjoy challenging my body, in some ways I am a walker at heart. I run to get there faster.

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Hi, Cal, and welcome!

I hope we can help you stay motivated so that you can reach your goals, and maybe we'll even help you start running again. Who says you can't start again at 65? If you start walking consistently, you just might start "running" again. Like Jeff Galloway says: if you're shuffling, you're doing it right!
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Hi.
In my 30's I used to run 2-5 miles a day. I've not done that for many, many years, but when I 'walk' I always wish I were running. Seems as though this may be just the group to inspire me again. I know I cannot just start running at 65 and 239 lbs, but one can dream.
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haha, Carrie - yep, experience counts for something when it comes to running. I learned that lesson, too, when I made the move from jogging around the neighborhood for exercise to training for a marathon. Overuse injury, caused by trying to do too much too soon, is common among new, returning - and stubborn - runners.

Do as I say, not as I do, LOL!

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Thanks for the welcome! My family and I were away this weekend, so I didn't have a chance to get to the computer to answer you. Last week, when I jogged, I took "my own" pace and mixed it with walking, but today I used day one, week one of the couch to 5K plan that I had printed out last week. It was a lot better for me and I was surprised at the energy I had. I really felt whooped after last week's jog, but this time I feel great! There is a lot to be said for listening to someone who's got the experience already. LOL emoticon

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I've been trying to work backwards in welcoming you newbies. Have I missed anyone? emoticon

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Hi, Neen:

How are you doing?

Guess what - there are elite runners who got the dreaded "DNF" (did not finish) for whatever reason. It happens, don't feel badly. Just remind yourself that it simply wasn't your day.

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Hi, BeanBreen:

This is absolutely the right team for you!

You have the right goal - go in to finish.

A 5K in 48 mins is totally respectable, you go, girl!


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Hi, Carrie:

If part of you wants to attempt a 5K, where will the rest of you be? LOL

While working through the C25K program, consider Galloway's run/walk method to help you get back into running injury free. Then, perhaps you can also learn ChiRunning, which teaches you to let gravity do the work (and it helped increase my speed considerably).

The jiggly parts can be held in place with the right gear - there's hope for all of us with those silly jiggles!

Be very careful about increasing your miles too soon; that's how the greater majority of running injuries are caused.

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Hi, Connie:

Welcome to our team and congrats on your amazing weight loss story! The back of the pack rules - remember that!

I'm struggling to lose the last 20, so we'll keep working on the last few bags together, shall we?

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Hi, Unstoppable, and welcome to our team!

Breathing needs to be practiced. Breathe from your belly, so that you take air into the lower part of your lungs where it will be used more efficiently. Shallow breathing into your chest is what makes you feel "winded."

If you put one foot in front of the other faster than when you're walking, you're running! ;)


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Hi, Run2Ride, and welcome to our team!

Yep, a number of us took up running later in life, some returned after a long hiatus (like raising kids).

The Galloway method is by Jeff Galloway, former Olympian and still an elite runner who does 7-min miles without blinking - at age 62! He says he has slowed down - yeh, right. Our Galloway Training team had a "little run" with him last weekend and he disappeared down the trail before we noticed, hahaha! Runner's World loves Galloway. They have a contest going where you can win a training camp with Galloway (I put the link up on my SP blog).

Good luck with your upcoming 5K, and remember: run walk run. You can do 1/1 intervals, so that you don't injure yourself.

There's no need for speed, only to finish - standing upright, smiling and without throwing up - ROFL!

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hi all -- what a great team name! yup - that's me :)

The galloway method is the Runner's World run/walk it think? I started it last summer, flipped to just staying in shape indoors in teh winter and started again Tuesday - I was able to do the 5 min jogging intervals - yippee!

Then we got a blizzard - what the heck!?!?!?! oh well, back inside til next week...

I signed up for a 5K on May 3rd -- i need the pressure to stick with the training ;)

anyway - you guys sound like a great team to collaborate and commiserate with!

And starting running @ 60? WOW!
And going from a 5K in 47 minutes to a 10K in 65? WOW!
you're my new heros!
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Welcome Connie & Unstopable. Glad to see you join our group.
Unstopable - You might want to follow the gallowary method of running to get started. I train many people to follow his method. You run for a min or 2 and the walk for a min. I currently run 4 min and walk 1 min. I love his methods. I can run so much farther with the walk breaks than if I just run. I've heard great things also about couch to 5K.
Good luck to everyone

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Hi folks. My advice is just to keep going with what you can. I personally started the couch to 5K training to seriously try to maintain a jog for a whole 5K at the first of this year. (I had been walk/running for several months.)

My body is responding wonderfully, and I have done the 5K distance twice now jogging.

You can all do this to. I started running for the first time at age 60 about a year ago. If I can do it, you can too. And probably make faster progress than I have.

In the end, the choice you make makes you.

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Hello all! I am so excited that I found this group! I'm not a runner yet but that is as gole of mine. Hey! I don't know if I have ever told that to anyone. I can walk forever but when I try to jog I get out of breath real EZ. So if anyone has any good tips to help me out I would be glad to take them from anyone at any time.

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