This isn't much of a success story, however, I wanted to share this.
I ran 30+miles a week before starting this lifesytle (about 5 months ago). Since then I have loved it but I was afraid my endurance would decrease. I have run maybe 10 times in the last 5 months now.
This past Saturday I competed in the Warrior Dash (3.11 mile coarse through mudd and about 12 obstacles). I ended up finishing 8th out of 505 in the men's 20-24 age group and 44th out of 8,700 for the day. My time was 21:37 (about 6:11 minutes per mile).
This is just another example of how awesome this lifestyle is. Running less has been great for my knees and has not seemed to decrease my endurance.
After the race I enjoyed a huge turkey leg and a free beer.
Last edited by TerpsPwn_387; 05-23-2011 at 12:24 PM. Reason: error in fact
You lousy kids! Get off my savannah!
I’m doing Spartan on June 4th and regarding the running portion I am VERY unprepared. I haven’t done any running but I’m confident that even with minimal training I’ll be okay to complete it, not sure about placing though but I’m doing it with friends so we’ll all be finishing together.
Yeah the plan was to have fun with my friends and run with them, but my competitive nature kicked in so I went balls to the wall haha.
Way to go Terps!
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I think it is a great success story! You are fast.
I am doing the warrior dash in August, you finished way faster than I plan to though, I have never been a runner so I am learning to run while training to be able to run the dash and not die. Congrats on your time though, thats awesome!
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I've never been a runner- even dashing through parking lots was a bit much for me, but since becoming primal (and losing over 80lbs), I've notived that running to the car is no big deal. The idea of doing any sort of race used to be no way, but now you guys have me thinking ...
That is amazing!! You totally Grokked it.
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