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Whomever called it a "fun run"...

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GoldenRod
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Whomever called it a "fun run"...

... is totally wrong! Chat Icon
I'm starting to do 5k runs on my treadmill during lunch. I haven't run this far at one time since High School.
I can't run all 3.1 miles consistently yet, but I run the first two miles in 15 minutes, then the last 1.1 miles in varying speeds. Yesterday, I finished in 24:45.

This thread is mainly for me to track my times. I'd like to be able to do all 5k at 8mph, or 7.5 minutes per mile, which would be about 23 minutes or so for the full 3.1 miles.

Posted 10/8/21 7:45 AM
 
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GoldenRod
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Whomever called it a

24:21 today

Posted 10/11/21 1:20 PM
 

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Re: Whomever called it a "fun run"...

This is great!

Posted 10/11/21 5:44 PM
 

GoldenRod
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Re: Whomever called it a "fun run"...

23:54.... I think I'm going to stick around the 24 minute mark for a while... at least until I'm not quite so winded when I'm done...

Posted 10/12/21 2:02 PM
 

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Re: Whomever called it a "fun run"...


Two miles in 15 minutes? Wow, that's some pace!
What does that work out to? 7+ mph? lol

Posted 10/18/21 10:33 AM
 

GoldenRod
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Re: Whomever called it a "fun run"...

Posted by tray831


Two miles in 15 minutes? Wow, that's some pace!
What does that work out to? 7+ mph? lol


I set the treadmill to 8mph. I haven't run on a "real" surface yet, so I'm not exactly sure how I'll do outside. My goal isn't to enter a bunch of races. I just want to get in shape and lose weight, so the treadmill is convenient. Chat Icon

My current objectives is to run the full 3.1 miles at 8mph, and then increase the incline to 1% until I can do that easily. I'm not sure what the goals are after that. I'll probably just stay at that level, and work on weight lifting. That's what I really enjoy doing, but I want to get my endurance up and weight down first.

Posted 10/18/21 2:49 PM
 

GoldenRod
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Re: Whomever called it a "fun run"...

Yesterday, I ran the full 5k at 8mph on the treadmill. 23 minutes.
Still not "fun"... Chat Icon

Posted 11/2/21 8:27 AM
 

GoldenRod
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Re: Whomever called it a "fun run"...

22:20 today

Posted 12/20/21 12:39 PM
 

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Your times seem really impressive to me! Nice work!

Posted 12/21/21 6:16 AM
 

GoldenRod
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Re: Whomever called it a "fun run"...

21:00 even. Wow... that one was DEFINITELY not fun! Chat Icon Chat Icon
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Posted 12/26/21 9:31 PM
 

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Whomever called it a

Awesome Job!

Posted 12/28/21 8:54 PM
 

GoldenRod
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Re: Whomever called it a "fun run"...

20:32
That's faster than the world record.... for an 80 year old. Chat Icon

Posted 1/5/22 12:52 PM
 

GoldenRod
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20:24. I think I'll switch over form pushing times to adding more inclines.

Posted 1/12/22 12:40 PM
 

GoldenRod
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Re: Whomever called it a "fun run"...

Starting with 1% incline for a while.

23:48

Posted 1/24/22 12:38 PM
 
 

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