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Old 01-05-2013, 05:44 PM   #88 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by bojibridge View Post
Mike, the race is in Chicago. I'm going to do a 5k in Pittsburgh in May, just so I can see what a race is like - never done one before! My sister is training for a marathon in February. I was visiting her over new years, and she goes out and runs 17 miles - crazy! Anyway, we'll see - I've never been much of a runner, but maybe having a goal to work towards will be motivating enough.
Believe it or not, I can't run a 1/4 mile. I usually walk/run the 1/2 marathons. Trust me, you'll find more motivation and energy than you ever though possible. Especially if its a big race. Not big as in distance, big as in turn out.

Originally Posted by jjrudd View Post
No, Mike I wouldn't worry about being on diet--it's the salt and spicy food I would be concerned about. My Mom has an awful time on vacation because of all the salt that is in foods.

Poor mom, looks like you'll be fine though.
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