First 5K Complete!

First 5K Complete!

On Saturday I completed my first official 5K — and I had a blast. I ran in the COLOR ME RAD 5K, and, as you can see from the photo, we were doused with colorful powder and paint all along the route. It was such a perfect celebration to this Couch to 5K journey. I finished in under 38 minutes and feeling pretty good about that — especially with all the people I had to maneuver through at the beginning and along the way.

Running with me were my daughter and her boyfriend, and my parents drove 10 hours to walk in the 5K as well. So glad I was able to share this experience with family. My other daughter and wife were there to cheer on the finish and catch some pics. Great day!

Now that this goal is completed I'm looking forward to a few more 5Ks this summer. :-)


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7 Replies

  • Congratulations on your first 5K that sounds like great fun, made very special to have had the company of your family too :)

  • Well done, that sounds like great fun - wish we had that here! :-)

  • That sounds like great fun! Congratulations on your achievement! And well done to your family too - it's great to get everyone included!

  • Excellent and a good time too! I am doing a color run here in the UK in July and really looking forward to it! :)

    Here's to many more 5k's!


  • Really glad to hear you got to do your colour run - it sounds great fun, and with all your family there too, how lovely! Bet you're glad you signed up for it now!

  • Great first 5k well done!

  • As above - that's excellent news. Such a change from when you started. And do I see a new profile photo as well?

    Keep up the good work. Things only get better from here on in.

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