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Have You Participated in a Road Race?

Training for a race, walk or fun run is a great way to stay motivated and workout. The race is like a big test and all that training is your homework. Some people are race fanatics while others avoid them completely. I am wondering about you -

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pandacn pandacn 8 years
I used to hate running too, but after getting used to it, it's not so bad! I'm training for the half-marathon now (I'm bypassing the 5k) and hopefully, will be able to give the full marathon a shot in a few years!
Bahia Bahia 8 years
I don't like running so no.
Bahia Bahia 8 years
I don't like running so no.
MSL83 MSL83 8 years
I've ran 5Ks in the past and am currently training for my FIRST half-marathon. Woo-hoo!
Kyko Kyko 8 years
I'm doing my first 5k (Fun run?) on Sept. 2nd at Disneyland! Yayyy
redsugar redsugar 8 years
I hate running. The only way I'll run is if someone is chasing me with a knife.
Tnkrbelli Tnkrbelli 8 years
I love running...although my competative track days are gone I still like to run in road races.
erinees4b erinees4b 8 years
I have run a few 5Ks and half marathons. I also ran the Marine Corps Marathon in DC last October. In training for another half this October. I never ran before last May, when I started training for the marathon and raising money to fight HIV/AIDS. If I can do it, anyone can!
smarler smarler 8 years
There should be a category for "Not yet, but I'm training for it." Because that's definitely the category I'm in.
jenzterama jenzterama 8 years
i'm signed up for the maui, san jose r&r, and nike half-marathons! *gulp* :P
diorbaby diorbaby 8 years
Nope, I have not participatedin a road race!
CiaoBella2 CiaoBella2 8 years
Good luck to musefromnowhere, lintacious & rigatoni !!! I like to run, signing up for a race helps to keep me motivated & my goal is to finish smiling. I'm running in a 1/2 marathon in December.
CiaoBella2 CiaoBella2 8 years
Good luck to musefromnowhere, lintacious & rigatoni !!!I like to run, signing up for a race helps to keep me motivated & my goal is to finish smiling. I'm running in a 1/2 marathon in December.
syako syako 8 years
Good luck lintacious! The feeling of finishing your first race is so worth the training. I'd been doing 5ks for a while and in April finished my first 10k. I agree that running a 10k feels so much better than a 5 because you actually REALLY feel it. But I still run 5ks to keep p.r.-ing. Next in line? a triathlon!
syako syako 8 years
Good luck lintacious! The feeling of finishing your first race is so worth the training. I'd been doing 5ks for a while and in April finished my first 10k. I agree that running a 10k feels so much better than a 5 because you actually REALLY feel it. But I still run 5ks to keep p.r.-ing. Next in line? a triathlon!
cageyme cageyme 8 years
I used to love to run. My husband and I would run 5k's all the time. But I now have problems with my feet and he has bad knees from playing basketball. I miss running.
lintacious lintacious 8 years
i signed up for my first 5k to run on sept 9th! im not nearly ready for it, but it's definitely gave me the motivation i needed to get my butt in gear!
gooniette gooniette 8 years
it would be fun to participate and see if i could finish one, but my knees won't let me. i've done some biking races, but i wasn't in them to win. they are super fun, and usually start in the middle of the night. : )
gooniette gooniette 8 years
it would be fun to participate and see if i could finish one, but my knees won't let me. i've done some biking races, but i wasn't in them to win. they are super fun, and usually start in the middle of the night. : )
sweet_potato sweet_potato 8 years
Other- no I havent but I plan to
CamillaCat CamillaCat 8 years
I would like to, just have never done it.
graldi19 graldi19 8 years
i love running but haven't participated in a race yet. i def. want to look into it though :)
Rigatoni Rigatoni 8 years
Since I don't run for my college, road races are my everything! 5k, 10k, 5 mile, 10 mile...you name it! I'm currently training for a marathon, too!
JustMe21 JustMe21 8 years
I don't usually run for "fun".
Kate14909563 Kate14909563 8 years
I am running in my first 5k next month, I am very excited!
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