Are you a runner?

I haven’t run in 2-3 years and am thinking about running again. I ran regularly several years ago and then would run now and again.

I was wondering if there are any runners here? How often do you run? How did you get into running?

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I´m not much of a runner, but 10 years ago I enjoyed it.

I got into it because a friend told me “start very slow, as slow as it´s completely comfortable. At walking rhythm, but don´t walk, move like you are running” and I was instantly able to run for a long period of time. Increasing speed to actually running was a matter of, maybe 2 weeks?..

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I used to be a runner years ago. My blood pressure was amazing, low resting heart rate and I weighed way less then I do right now. I think im going to buy a treadmil when winter comes.

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Not a runner but a walker. Over the years I probably did about 5000 km in walking. I got robbed one morning walking and then I stopped. I would like to start back walking but I would have to save up to buy a sneakers and track pants.

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I was a runner for many years.

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That’s great you were able to run pretty quickly @dreamer54 That’s good advice.

A treadmill is a good idea @TheCanuk.

Walking sounds like a good idea @mangojuice. I’m very sorry to hear you got robbed.

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Yes. Thats it. I could always get a threadmill.

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Wow. That’s great you were able to run several years @onepercentoff.

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I did crosscountry in middle school and track and field in high school.

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i run 5k or for 30mins at the gym but it puts a lot of strain on my tendons and ligaments around my knees and is sore for a few days.

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I did track in sixth grade @cdwithdcs.

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That’s great you’re running @librimo. Sorry to hear you’re sore. Welcome to the forum.

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@librimo - Welcome to the forum!

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I was on the track team in high school for a while.
I was a very fast runner in my day.

Today I can hardly walk.

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Hey welcomes :wave::grin:

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I’m too overweight to run but I used to love running. Hurts my knees. But in about 25 pounds from now (hopefully 2 months), I’ll be able to run again. I never lifted weights but I always did jog.

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Wow it must be nice to have been fast @Wave. I think I did a six minute mile in ninth grade.

That’s great you want to run @ThePoet.

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We didn’t have track and field at my middle school.
Which events did you do? I did some running, but mostly hurdles, high jump, and tiple jump.

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I remember running and doing sit ups at a track event.

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I run everyday if the weather is good. I only recently started back at it so doing 1km jogs around the block. I could go further but I’ve upped the pace a bit to push myself. It’s a work in progress for sure.

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