5k,10k. half marathons and full marathons

petuniak

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Posted: 08 May 2012, 11:03
Tis the season to get the marathons and Ks going. So many of us are going out for one or two. These are very inspiration for those of us who want to be able to run one and are in the process of achieving that goal. What is the date of yours and what are you doing?

June 2: 10k mud run at Camp Pendleton









sjcoray

Joined: May 10
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Posted: 08 May 2012, 12:30
Sun April 29: Cherry Creek Sneak 5k
Monday May 28: Boulder Bolder 10k
Maybe - Sat/Sun August 18/19 Triathlon (haven't decided if doing Sprint or Oly if either at all, but will probably do a tri sometime this summer)
Maybe - Sunday Sept 22: Rock n Roll half (either 13.1 or a relay - 6 miles ish)

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- Nelson Mandela
Losin25

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Posted: 08 May 2012, 12:32
This is my first year running in any kind of competition and I've made it my goal to do 1 5K every month until the weather gets too crappy to run any more. Next year, I'm going to venture in to 10K's and half-marathons. Smile

March 17: St. Patty's Day 5K (30:1Cool
April 28: Campus Jam 5K (25:52)
May 20: Big Backyard 5K
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DairyKing

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Posted: 08 May 2012, 12:56
Saturday, May 19th, Caterpillar Power Race 5K
Saturday, June 16th, Steamboat Classic 15K
Saturday, July 21st, [MAYBE] Fitness for America 1/2 Marathon
" Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."
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erika2633

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Posted: 08 May 2012, 13:02
Saturday, April 21 - Half Marathon (2:10:39)
Friday, May 11 - 5K
Sunday, May 27 - 10K

I haven't signed up for anything in the summer/fall yet but I'm looking into some sprint tri's and 5K obstacle mud runs.. Smile


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Rpalmst

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Posted: 08 May 2012, 13:22
Liking this post as well! It is the most wonderful time of the year

April 14th - Goldy's 10 mile (1:14:30)
May 6th - Lake Minnetonka Half (1:40:36)
June 3rd - Minneapolis Full
July 4th - Red White & Boom Half
August 4th - Minnesota Half
October 7th - Twin Cities Full
JessWhatINee...

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Posted: 08 May 2012, 13:34
June 3 - Deadwood Mickelson Trail Half Marathon, Deadwood SD.

July 14 - Beef N Eggs 5K, Brookings SD.

Sept 22 - Honker 5K or 10K, Pierre SD

Hopefully at least some of these, plus all the local 5K races held in during small town summer festivals, celebrations, centennials etc...
*Aug 18 - Warrior Dash in Colorado or
*Aug 18 - Riverboat Days 5K, Yankton SD or
*Aug 19 - Leading Ladies Half Marathon, thru Spearfish Canyon from Lead SD.
*Sept 8 - Warrior Dash in Mpls.
*Sept 30 - Run Crazy Horse Half Marathon, from Crazy Horse Memorial in the Black Hills.
Sk1nnyfuture

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Posted: 08 May 2012, 13:48
13th May ... 5K Race for Life, for Cancer research

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"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. "
sonadora9

Joined: Jul 10
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Posted: 08 May 2012, 14:27
It will be my first 5k ever, but I'm excited -- Run For Your Lives, on June 23 (in part 'cause it's on my birthday!); the event isn't just a 5k but a bit of an obstacle course and, oh yeah, volunteer "zombies" chase you through it.

I'm looking forward to it; hopefully it goes well enough that I'll have the confidence in myself to sign up for others. Smile
petuniak

Joined: Aug 11
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Posted: 08 May 2012, 14:42
WOW you all are doing some great runs this summer. Looks like maybe I need to add one or two lol. Good luck to each of you for each one.









JessWhatINee...

Joined: Jan 12
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Posted: 16 May 2012, 09:06
In looking for races I saw that Las Vegas Strip at Night - Dec 2nd. That'd be a cool vacation experience.
mariposamour

Joined: Jan 11
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Posted: 16 May 2012, 09:37
doing my first 5k in june!
"To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance." -Oscar Wilde
mobroemer

Joined: Feb 10
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Posted: 16 May 2012, 10:15
Im running my very first marathon September 1st this year! For 17 years, I was a heavy smoker. When I quit smoking 3 1/2 years ago, I started running. I hadnt run in any races before, but started doing 5k's 3 years ago. Last year I finally ran a 10k, then a half last fall. This year is the marathon! Im so excited!
petuniak

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Posted: 16 May 2012, 15:51
Good luck Mobroe! Congrats on quitting smoking and getting healthy. You must feel really proud. Jess that would be a lot of fun as long as you can get yourself out of the casinos lol. Good for you Mari. Good luck!









erika2633

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Posted: 16 May 2012, 21:25
JessWhatINeeded wrote:
In looking for races I saw that Las Vegas Strip at Night - Dec 2nd. That'd be a cool vacation experience.


That would be SO fun!!


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Helewis

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Posted: 16 May 2012, 21:39
Check out the events in your area at www.active.com
JessWhatINee...

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Posted: 16 May 2012, 22:24
That's a great site heather!
erika2633

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Posted: 21 May 2012, 15:06
Just signed up for the WARRIOR DASH on July 1, 2012!!


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