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Why a 5K Can Feel Tougher Than a Half Marathon

On Thanksgiving, my husband and I got up early, dressed in our warm running gear and headed out to a nearby Turkey Trot. Parking was limited so we arrived early and camped out in the warmth of our car for 45 minutes before we had to walk to the starti…

Ups and Downs of My First 5K

Just tuning in? Check out Part 1 of this article!   BANG! The race began and the whole pack slowly moved forward, like a casual Black Friday crowd (if there was such a thing). The faster people weaved around the slower people making their way t…

Confessions of a Newbie

Confession: I did something recently that, for those who know me, is very unusual. I’m not ashamed. I made my choice and I endured the consequences. Okay, here it is, I registered for a 5k. (Gasp). I know what you’re thinking, “How could you,”…

I Laced Up Anyway — and Showed Fear Who’s Boss

Have you heard? It’s Guest Bloggers’ Week! And today, Melissa Bergstedt is sharing with us how she overcame her fear and ran a 5k. Melissa is a writer from Minnesota. She attended North Dakota State University in Fargo and graduated with a B.S. d…