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Just the beginning!

On Wednesday July 14th, 2010 I started the Couch to 5K program! I didn't know if I would even be able to run a full minute, but to my disbelief, I was able to run each 8-1min run! I was ecstatic! So I completed my other 2 runs in week 1! Yesterday (July 21st) I completed Week 2 Day 1! :) I completed 6-1.5min. runs! I was once again ecstatic! I have 2 more runs like this and next week I move on to even more. This is a 9 week program, so I'm am hoping I will be able to complete it in the 9 weeks, instead of having to repeat weeks!

My goal, as of right now, is to complete the program and run my first 5K in November! It is a local 5K called the Turkey Trot. It is to help some of the local organizations to help feed the hungry. I am looking forward to it and hope that it will not be my last race!

My future goal is to someday be able to run in the Disney World Half Marathon. I don't know if I will be able to ever achieve the goal, but I think it's a great goal to have! :)

I have always wanted to run to maintain my health, but did not think I would ever be able to do it.This program is giving me a great start. I am excited to see where this new hobby will take me!

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  1. You're doing better than I am - I was so out of shape when I started that I only got halfway through the Day 1 program. But I'm stubborn, and even if I have to repeat several weeks, I'm going to make it. ;) Thanks again for stopping by my blog!

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