Cedar Point 5K Challenge

Saturday, April 9, 2011 4:09 PM

This came across my facebook stream the other day:
http://www.cedarpoint5kchallenge.com/

Race is on Father's Day. I did one of these last month at Disney's Hollywood Studios for ESPN The Weekend, and it was a good time, much lower key than "regular" races. CP should offer a pretty interesting (and mostly flat!) course.

Registration is only $25, and some of the cash goes to area track/cross country teams.

Also, if you are Hard Core, you can also do a Full or Half Triathalon in September. I am not Hard Core---a 5K is my current limit.

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Sunday, April 10, 2011 9:08 PM

I'm really considering doing this. Haven't really had the motivation to run 3.1 miles, but after losing 70 lbs in the last year doing P90X and then the Insanity workouts, I think I may finally be up for something like this. Let's see how in shape I've actually gotten. Now if only I can get the day off of work...

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Saturday, April 16, 2011 12:24 AM

I saw the title and thought they were raising the price of parking again.

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Saturday, April 16, 2011 7:49 AM

Congrats Michael!! I did the same P90X-Insanity progression and dropped from 235 to 165 over the past two years. Feel like a million bucks. Best life-habit decision I've ever made. Strongly recommend these to anybody considering.

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 4:12 PM

^I lift P90x up in testimony whenever I talk about health and fitness. Its the only workout Ive done to date that rips me up.

If I lived closer I'd do the CP 5k.

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Monday, April 18, 2011 12:06 AM

Yeah, I don't understand the cult-like fascination of it (ditto for CrossFit). Far too many of the people I know in either camp don't talk about anything else, and anyone who talks about just one thing is boring.

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Monday, April 18, 2011 7:23 AM

I've incorporated some P90X workouts into my regular routine, and they're pretty sick, but I couldn't see making that my life.

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Monday, April 18, 2011 3:49 PM

You should take a visit to their forums. If you think coaster enthusiasts are nuts :/

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