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First time EVER I have had to walk!

Well I graduated last week and this is the first time I had to stop running and walk. It was soooo hot. It felt like there was no air. I could have forced myself to run but all I would have gained was dehydration and a headache!

Just a note to others starting out. Don't beat yourself up if you need to walk, your'e still doing more than you would if you were on the couch :-)

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Oh, the heat today was miserable. I felt icky just walking in it - so glad it wasn't a run day for me!

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The heat can be a killer this time of year and walking breaks do no harm and to be honest it's natural! If you read about children running compared to adults they take walking breaks when they feel the need because they don't put pressure on themselves to conform to times or beat records.

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