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by Dirlo
Wed Mar 02, 2011 11:40 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: New Runner Concerns
Replies: 3
Views: 3597

Re: New Runner Concerns

My friend and I are doing this together and we are in the middle of week 4. We decided to repeat week 3 because we didn't feel like we would be able to handle the two 5 min runs in week 4. I'm really happy we did because it's made week 4 so much easier. I just recommend rerunning week 2 and then try...
by Dirlo
Tue Feb 15, 2011 11:31 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Time rather than Distance
Replies: 3
Views: 3563

Re: Time rather than Distance

Well I def appreciate the time rather than distance. I have an iTouch and my friend and I had to make sure the app didn't need a GPS. Plus my friend is much taller than I am so we run about the same pace ... but her strides are so much longer than mine and so she technically runs farther than me. It...
by Dirlo
Tue Feb 15, 2011 11:23 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Shoulder 'Stitch'?????
Replies: 4
Views: 18316

Re: Shoulder 'Stitch'?????

I think I go the same thing in week 1. And for a while m shoulder was killing me(the same feeling like tennis elbow) I think it was happening because I was tensing as I run. So i recommend trying to relax your arms and shoulders when you're running. Plus I started stretching my shoulders out really ...
by Dirlo
Tue Feb 15, 2011 11:19 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Scary week 3!!
Replies: 7
Views: 4691

Re: Scary week 3!!

My friend and I just did run 1 of week 3 yesterday and I was really nervous about having to run for 3 min. My friend's cousin ran with us and he runs faster than us but I just kept my pace and didn't try to keep up with him so that I could do the whole thing! I'm def proud of myself for doing it and...
by Dirlo
Sun Jan 30, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Sticky: Introductions!
Replies: 529
Views: 337233

Re: Sticky: Introductions!

I'm Colleen. I'm from Pacific Grove CA but am in school in Flagstaff AZ. My friend and I just started the get running app and we love it so far! I've never been a runner ... Truthfully I've always hated it. I've been a swimmer all my life. But it is so hard for me to get motivated to swim without a ...