Race For The Cure 1000 miles (Read 999 times)

Marquess of Utopia

    One year ago my wife's aunt died of breast cancer; to show my support we ran in the local Komen "Race For The Cure". I hadn't trained at all before the race and ran a 25:38. It was tough and I forced myself not to walk, during the race I decided to start running again. I have continued to run; and have logged 1000 miles these past eleven and a half months. This weekend was again "Race For The Cure" and I improved my 5k time by over seven and a half minutes! (18:01) I want to thank everyone at runningahead.com for providing a tool which has helped to keep me motivated.

      All I can say is...wow!

      Princess Cancer Pants

        Holy moly--that's something! And congrats on your mileage, too! You haev many things to be proud of. Smile k

        '17 Goals:

        • Chemo

        • Chemo-Radiation

        • Surgery

        • Return to kicking my own ass by 2018


        She was not strong. She was valiant. Radiant. Brave and broken. The beauty she discovered in the aftermath was unparalleled to anything she had known before, because it had come at such a cost.

        ~ Unknown

          That's fantastic! Congrats on running 1000 miles! What a great way to show your support of such an amazing cause. Cheers to you!
            VERY impressive. Congratulations on your accomplishments.

            Roads were made for journeys...

            Lazy idiot

              Way to go, dude. Nice improvement, and that's a great cause to run for.

              Tick tock

                WOW! What a great time difference. Congratulations. Smile


                  That's a lot of time to shave off ANY race --- especially a 5K! Surprised WTG!
                  2009: BQ?
                    Dang! Your smoking dude! Wow!


                      That is a great improvement!!! Congratulations!


                        Wow - that's awesome! Congrats Smile

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