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I Finally Did My First 5K

So I finally did my first 5k this past Saturday after about a month and a half of training and it felt pretty good. I stopped twice for about 15 seconds and feel I could have done a little better but over all I am pretty happy with my results.

Here are my official results:

Gun Time : 35:18.3 (11:17/mile)
Chip Time : 35:07.9
Overall Place : 161/443
Age Group Place : 26/50 (male 30 to 39)

I am already looking for my next 5k to run and hopefully I will be able to improve on my time and get better with each run.

I Disclose

On to Week 2

Week 1 down and I’m kicking ass. Well that’s what I told myself last night. I have a habit of quitting when it comes to exercise and weight loss. If it isn’t easy than I’m done before I’ve even gotten a chance to see a huge change. BUT this week is starting better. I finished the entire day’s program. I started off strong, that’s probably my problem. Usually by the 20 minute mark I start to get some pain in my ankle calves I kept going whether it was walking or running.

I’m not one to keep time but Rob gave me these from his #Couchto5K app.
2.24 miles
13.5 minute pace (per mile)
30 minutes

This time Boy Wonder joined us. He starts football camp in the summer so it’s time to get his butt into shape too. He kept pace the entire time, skipping, jumping, hitting trash cans and kicking rocks. I’m proud of him.

I feel great after I’m running but during I just want to die. I literally ache the entire time, I’m that out of shape.
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There is a local 5k coming up, early June. We haven’t signed up yet but I’m wondering if we keep up this modified regimen would we be ready.

I Disclose