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My First 10K! (Read 812 times)

    This was my first timed race ever! I am 24 and a former high school athlete, but had let myself put on 20 plus pounds since then. My goal was under an hour but I got 48:48!!!! I even shocked myself! Training has gotten me back in shape and I am now planning on doing a half marathon next month! I used to hate running, but now am a big fan! Nate B. Mobile, AL


    Dog-Love

      Way to go, Nate! Its in your blood now and all of a sudden you'll want the sub45 10K then the sub 40...
      Run like you are on fire! 5K goal 24:00 or less (PR 24:34) 10K goal 50:00 or less (PR 52:45) HM goal 1:55:00 or less (PR 2:03:02) Marathon Goal...Less than my PR (PR 4:33:23)


      Another Passion

        That is AWESOME, Nate! Congratulations and stick with it! Big grin

        Rick
        "The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare." - Juma Ikangaa
        "I wanna go fast." Ricky Bobby
        runningforcassy.blogspot.com

          Wow, Nate, that is so great! It's wonderful that you are getting back into shape now instead of waiting 20 years! Keep it up, and keep us posted! Teresa
            That's great! I'm thinking sub 2:00 for your half - just don't go out too fast...
            MM# 1477


            The Desperate Housecats

              Wow, what a great race!! Your training got you to this point. Keep it up, imagine what you can do! Have fun at the HM and let us know how you do.

              Running in wellness Liz


              Kill

                That's a great first 10K, Nate. I wish I was that fast! Good luck with your HM.

                Passion is a rather frightening thing because if you have passion you don't know where it will take you.

                 

                When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done?

                  Congratulations - you've smoked my best effort on your first race! Keep with it, and you'll only gert better. Way to go!!
                  "You can't have everything. Where would you put it?" - Steven Wright
                    That's a great first 10K, Nate. I wish I was that fast! It is a great time, well done! I wish I was that fast and that young- I might get down to your time in 2008, but I will still be 57 now matter how hard I train! Simon.

                    PBs since age 60:  5k- 24:36, 10k - 47:17. Half Marathon- 1:42:41.

                                                        10 miles (unofficial) 1:16:44.