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#5kMay2021 CHECK-IN #1

Welcome to the “5k Every Day in the Month of May 2021” challenge!! We are so glad that you are a part of the journey.

Please check in by leaving a comment answering the following questions:

  1. What is your name?
  2. Where are you from?
  3. How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of?
  4. Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge?
  5. Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge?

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  1. 1) Bill Miller
    2) Bellville, OH
    3) This is my second time for this challenge.
    4) No.
    5) Probably not! But I suppose anything is possible. 😂

  2. Hi, I’m Renee Wolosyn from Medina. This is my first challenge. Yes, I will do the scripture challenge. No, I do not think I’ll be ready for the Mayham challenge, maybe next year.

  3. 1. Christie Jackson
    2. Maumee, Ohio
    3. 2nd time!!
    4. No
    5. No, last year was plenty!! Lol

    • I am Amanda from Anna. This is my 2nd year for 5kmay challenge and I do plan to do the bible readings! I have a goal to try the mayhem challenge.

    • 1.Jordan Butler
      2. Inwood WV
      3. This is my second time! I helped recruit 6 newbies this year!
      4. Heck yes!
      5. Doing my own version. Planning on running my first half marathon

  4. What is your name? Missi Shellenbarger
    Where are you from? Mount Vernon ohio
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? 2nd! However I never checked in last year
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? If I can find it and remember each day
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? Not sure!

  5. 1. Rachel Burgett
    2. Lakeville, Ohio
    3. I have completed two….if I can finish this year’s it will be three
    4. Yes
    5. No

    • Christine from Carthage, Illinois
      This is the 1st challenge I’ve done.
      I will also being doing the scripture challenge as well.
      The 5k mayhem is up in the air right now. We’ll see if my mind changes between now and then!

  6. 1.Rachel Mathewson

    2.Bluffton, Ohio

    3.This is my 2nd one

    4.Yes

    5.As of right now yes

  7. 1) Kayla Farrell from Orrville Ohio.
    3) participated in 2 previous years and looking forward to 2021
    4) yes I look forward to do the scripture readings
    5) not going to do Mayhem this year but will be cheering all of you who will be attempting (and conquering) it!

  8. I am Ryan Grimshaw and I live in Wooster. This is my 4th year doing the 5k challenge and will be my second doing the scripture readying. I plan on giving the Mayhem a try!

  9. Hello! My name is Christina Lorson, from Wooster Ohio! Excited for my FIRST year!! I do plan on doing the optional scripture but not the 5k mayhem.

  10. What is your name? Kelli Beckler
    Where are you from? Wooster, Ohio
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? This is my 2nd
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? Most likely no
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? No

  11. Emma Vierheller of Toledo, OH here. 2nd timer, might do the scripture (at least some!). Probably not in for the Mayhem although its tempting!

  12. What is your name? Ella Doll
    Where are you from? Baltic, Ohio
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? This is #2
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? Yes
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? Yes😱🤪

  13. Charlene Leimeister from Apple Creek, Ohio. Second time participating. I plan on reading scripture but my own plan (I am doing a Bible reading plan with some lady friends). Mayhem? Possibly!t

  14. Angela Deiotte
    Marshallville, OH
    This is my first 5k a day challenge
    I am trying to read the scripture challenge
    I’m not doing the Mayhem- graduation weekend for us

  15. Ann Sharp. East Canton, Ohio. This is my first. I am going to try to do the scripture challenge. Mayhem- would love to but will be out of town.

  16. Mark
    Holmesville ohio
    Since you started opening it up for others. I think this would be the 5th year? They all run together.
    Yes
    Yes

    • Jen Call from Wooster, OH
      2nd 5k a day in May challenge
      No and no
      Enjoy the sunshine today! ☀️☀️

  17. Carly Desphy from Chardon, OH. This is my 2nd year doing this challenge. I’m undecided about the scripture reading and, yes, I will do the mayhem challenge at the end.

  18. 1. Rachel Miller
    2. Sugarcreek
    3. This is my second!
    4. Going to try to keep up!
    5. YESSS so much fun last year!

  19. Lisa Baker
    Mount Vernon
    Second year but didn’t do the check ins last year
    Going to try
    Not sure yet ☺️

  20. Joshua Rivers
    Mansfield, OH
    1st year
    I plan on doing the scripture reading
    Going to give the mayhem a go!

  21. Lisa from beach city This is my first 5k in May and I will be participating in the scripture reading but not the Mayhem challenge.

  22. 1. Roger Schrock
    2. Sugarcreek
    3. My second time
    4. Planning to keep up
    5. Not sure yet

  23. 1. Keith Byler
    2. Apple Creek OH
    3. I think this is my 3rd one
    4. No (but I think it’s a great idea)
    5. No (I think this is a bad idea… I would die)

  24. Jeffrey Smith
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    My first time, & I’m excited!
    Yes I am, looking forward to the daily Podcasts as well.
    I’m not sure what that challenge is, but I will check it out.

  25. 1. Teresa Desautels
    2. Saco, Maine
    3. This is my first challenge
    4. Yes, I’ll be reading the scriptures
    5. Not ready for the mayhem this year

    • 1. Amy Geiser
      2. Fredericksburg, Ohio
      3. This will be my 5th one.
      4. Yes.
      5. I’m excited to try it this year!

  26. Sara Wakefield, Wooster OH
    Did it last year with the Scripture challenge, and three of my kids. But they baled on me this year!
    So just me. Yes on the Scripture. Still deciding on Mayhem.

  27. Jennifer Heitzman
    Mount Auburn I’ll
    First timer!
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? Absolutely
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? Maybe

  28. Kristen Shoup, from Ashland Oh. This is my first official one. I didn’t hear about it in time last year, but I did about 2/3 of May on my own. I’m going to try. Probably not doing the Mayhem, not sure I am ready for that yet, lol

  29. Kayla from Massillon. This is my first 5k in May and I will be participating in the scripture reading but not the Mayhem challenge.

  30. 1.Gail Bleibtrey
    2. Coventry Township,Ohio
    3.This is my third year
    4. yes
    5. No Mayhem for me.

    • 1) Stephanie Baker
      2) Indianapolis
      3) This is my second time for this challenge.
      4) Yes
      5) No

  31. Julie Boggs
    Wadsworth Ohio
    Second time 5k May!
    I’ll do some of the scriptures
    I plan to run the Mayhem challenge. I ran 30 miles during Mayhem last year and dedicated that run to my 30 4th grade students!

  32. 1. Miranda Jones
    2. Ontario, Oh
    3. Yes – 1 other in 2020
    4. Yes
    5. No – I have an event that day 🙁

  33. Chadd Martin
    Ontario Canada
    First time!
    Not doing the scripture reading
    Not doing the mayhem

  34. Elle Lutz 🙋🏼‍♀️
    Parma, Ohio
    This is my second time participating in 5k May!
    Will do the podcast and scripture reading 👌🏼
    Not sure about Mayheim Challenge 🙃

  35. Kimberley Black
    Albuquerque New Mexico
    First timer 🙌🏼
    Absolutley!
    Once I know what it is then I’ll decide 😬

  36. 1. Kris Borntreger
    2. Apple creek
    3. This is my second
    4. Yes
    5. I don’t think so

  37. Name is Sam LaMar I’m from Rittman Ohio. This is year 2 of 5keveryday. I do plan on doing both scripture and mayhem.

  38. 1. Rachael Beattie
    2. Ashland, OH
    3. This is my second year for this challenge 😊
    4. Yes
    5. Yes – a little like childbirth. You forget the pain so you can do it all over again!

  39. Angela Reece, I’m from Austin Texas. This is my first 5k every day for the month of May. I’m not doing the optional scripture reading challenge this time around. I am considering doing the #5kmayhem, but am not sure yet.

  40. 1. Kellie Miller
    2. Kidron, Ohio
    3. This is my second year
    4. Yes
    5. Absolutely not!

  41. Mark Oldham. I am from Austin, TX. I’ve never done a 5k everyday for the month of may. I will not be participating in the optional scripture reading challenge and am not planning to I do the optional #5kmayhem.

  42. What is your name? Kelly Zavala
    Where are you from? Necedah, WI
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? First one!
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? I will try, but probably not.
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? No

  43. Karen Alexander, from Millersburg, OH. I have 3 previous year’s T-shirts, so this must be my 4th year. Yes, I am doing the scripture reading and listening to the podcasts. I originally signed up for the Mayhem, and I did it last year, mostly walking and proved it could be done, but I later realized that that is the day of my daughter’s graduation party. So, I think I will be too busy that day to fit that in.

  44. Hi my name is Faith Girginoff. I’ve never been apart of the 5k a day challenge. I’m from Farmington NH. I plan on doing the scripture reading and im not sure about the mayhem part because honestly I didn’t read up on that part of the challenge yet, lol.

  45. 1. Frank Mrozowski
    2. Upstate NY – Cortland
    3. This is my first 5K/day Challenge
    4. Affirmative
    5. Haven’t decided on the mayhem challenge – will have to wait and see how the rest of the month goes 🙂

  46. April Teichmer from Wooster, OH. Third year doing this challenge. I will not be doing the scripture or mayhem challenge!

  47. Candace Koch
    Ashland Ohio
    Second year
    I will read scripture
    I’m starting today with a race in ashland for domestic violence
    I’m pregnant with my fifth child but plan to run most days. Therefore, No mayhem for me!
    #5KMay2021

  48. Hi! Annie McDowe from Wooster! This is my 2nd year of 5K May. I’ll be doing the scripture but not the Mayhem. Have fun everyone!

  49. Brad Lane
    Medina, OH
    2nd year 5K May
    Yes to scripture reading
    Yes to Mayhem, going for two in a row!

  50. I’m Rebecca from Washington, PA. This is my 2nd year to participate. I plan on doing the scripture reading/listening but not the mayhem.

  51. Hans was the father of Johannes;
    Johannes was the father of Benjamin;
    Benjamin was the father of Jacob;
    Jacob was the father of Emanuel;
    Emanuel was the father of Eli;
    Eli was the father of Homer;
    Homer was the father of Paul.
    And Paul is from Mt. Eaton, Ohio and walked a 5k this morning as he listened to Matthew chapters1-3.
    This is the fourth year he is participating in walking a 5k everyday day in the month of May. He will also be following the 3 chapters of scripture each day. Paul will do his own version of Mayhem by walking 21 miles on the 22nd to raise funds to provide food for his needy friends in Kenya.
    Only 30 more days left…

  52. 1. Joe Miller
    2. Beach City Ohio
    3. This is my second 5K EDITMM
    4. No, I did the scripture challenge last year and LOVED it! This year i have a different “listening” goal.
    5. No to the #5kMayhem challenge.

  53. Bonita Yoder from Berlin, Ohio. I am excited to participate in this challenge again! I’m adding the scripture reading this year, but still “no” to the mayhem.

  54. Hello!

    Summer Bell from Florida and this will be my 2nd year doing the 5K May. I do plan to do the scripture reading, I won’t be doing mayhem.

  55. Hi, Allison Dougherty from Ohio here! This will be my 3rd year in 5kMay and I plan on listening to the scripture passages everyday! No Mayhem this year, I’m in marathon training so I need to save my legs. Lets do this y’all!

  56. 1-Sharon Hershberger
    2-Lake Buckhorn (Millersburg, Ohio)
    3-1st time (super excited!!)
    4-you bet❣️
    5-maybe?? I’ll see how the days leading up to it go. 😉

    • Good morning ☀️ ✔️
      Lindsay n
      330 (NE Ohio)
      2nd time participating
      Will try
      No way!

      Thank you!

  57. Cindy Mullet from Mt. Eaton, OH. This is my 4th year to participate. I’m planning to read the scripture each day, and I’m joining Paul in our version of Mayhem where we walk to raise funds for Kenya.

  58. Leah Bechtol
    Ashland, OH
    2nd year (and thank you for the opportunity! I’m currently wearing my shirt from last year!)
    No
    No

  59. My name is Patrick Williams from Mansfield. This is my second year doing the 5KMay (Shoutouts to Ryan Grimshaw #PositivePeerPressure). I will not be doing the scripture but am going to try and address my spiritual fitness needs through increased prayer practices. I am undecided about the Mayhem, but may give it a whirl this year.

  60. 1. Kendra Mast
    2. Millersburg, OH
    3. This is my second year
    4. I don’t think so.
    5. This is a definite no 😅

  61. What is your name? Jennifer Adams
    Where are you from? Apple Creek
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? this is my second year
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? no
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? undecided at this time

  62. Melody Swartzentruber
    Ashland, Oh
    First year
    Yes to the Scripture
    No to the Mayhem

  63. Cindy Van Stavern from Meyers Lake. This is my first attempt. I will not be participating in either the scripture or mayhem.

  64. Hi. I’m Stephanie from Massillon. This is my second 5k a day in May. I will not be doing the scripture reading or Mayhem.

  65. 1. Carmen Schrock
    2. Massillon, OH
    3. First timer and looking forward to it!
    4. No.
    5. No.

  66. What is your name? Derek Bourgeois
    Where are you from? Gulfport, Mississippi
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May challenges have you been a part of? This will be my second one
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? Yes
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? Will see how I feel, I want to try it. Was able to complete it last year

  67. The day has finally come….
    Jeral from Wayne County Ohio and this is my second time. Yes. And I didn’t know yet.

  68. What is your name? Jonathan Brannan
    Where are you from? Ocean Springs, MS
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? Last year was my first one
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? Yes
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? Nope! Just brought home a newborn… so I’m not even gonna kid myself… pun intended

  69. 1) Sarah Zacour
    2) Wooster, OH
    3) 1st time with this challenge 🤗
    4) Yes for scripture
    5) No – we will be out of town

  70. Scott Hooten
    San Angelo TX
    This is my first challenge
    I will be participating in the scripture reading
    No Mayhem

  71. 1. Sam Severt
    2. Massillon, Ohio
    3.1st time ever💪🏼💪🏼
    4. No
    5. 🤷🏼‍♂️

  72. Brittany Grimshaw
    Wooster, Ohio
    This is my 3rd 5K in May
    Yes
    I’m going to attempt it!

  73. What is your name? Darren Dunavan
    Where are you from? Toccoa Georgia
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? This is my first
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? Yep!!
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? TBD

  74. Kaitlyn Michalow
    Pittsburgh, PA
    This is my 2nd 5k in May
    Yes, I am going to try it!

  75. Brent Taylor
    Canby, Oregon
    This is my first 5K a day in May challenge
    Yes, I will also be doing the reading challenge
    I will not be participating in #5k Mayhem

  76. Jim Sanderfer checking in. I’m from Hartville, Ohio and this is my fourth time I’ve signed up for this challenge. My first time completing the challenge was last year. I’m also doing the scripture reading but not doing the Mayhem. Good luck and happy running.

  77. 1. Sharon Renfrow
    2. Orrville, OH
    3. This is my first year.
    4. Yes, I am trying the scripture challenge too
    5. I don’t think so.

  78. Jaimel from Wyoming! This is my second year. I am doing the scripture challenge but opted out of the optional #5kMayhem challenge portion.

  79. My name is Josh Simmons I’m from Ga. This is my first 5k a day challenge! Not sure about the scripture reading but probably won’t be doing the Mayham. Good luck to you all! Happy running!

  80. 1. Becky Blackford
    2. Canton, Ohio
    3. 2nd 5k a day in May
    4. Not sure I’ll be able to do them all, but I’m going to try this year. I need this push more than the running one because I’m already fairly disciplined with running.
    5. Haven’t decided about the Mayhem yet. I jumped in at the last minute last year and had a blast. If I do it this year it will have to be on a different weekend due to friends coming into town.

  81. I’m Marylynne Tice from a suburb of Detroit, about and hour northwest of the city. I’ve never participated in a 5K walk, am looking forward to the scripture reading and am not participating in the mayhem. I’m ready!

  82. 1. Jessica Kiner
    2. Shreve Ohio
    3. 1st 5k in May
    4. Yes planning to do the scripture challenge
    5. Haven’t decided if I’m doing the Mayhem yet

  83. What is your name? Michael Seitz
    Where are you from? Indianapolis
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? 1
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? Yes
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? No

  84. 1. Kelly Evans-Wilson
    2. Mechanicsburg, Ohio
    3. This is my 2nd time with the 5k in May
    4. Yes
    5. No

  85. What is your name? Jakob Seitz
    Where are you from? Indianapolis
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? 1
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? Yes
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? No

  86. 1. Deana Fresenko
    2. Louisville Ohio
    3. This is my 2nd year
    4. Yes I will listen to the podcasts, I love them
    5. Planning on it if possible!

  87. What is your name? David Seitz
    Where are you from? Indianapolis
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? 1
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? Yes
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? No

  88. Lorelei Suehrstedt from Bay Village. I’ve done far too many of these and yet not enough. I am participating in the reading because the Bible is, well, a “good book”. It really is. And as for the Mayhem, heck yeah!

  89. My name is Christine Makselan and I live in North Ridgeville, OH. This is the second time I’m doing the 5k a Day officially, but have done mast of them unofficially with my husband. I will not be participating in any of the extras.

  90. My name is Amy Mast I’m from Apple Creek, this is my first time joining this challenge and I’m doing all of the optional challenges along with it! It’s going to be fun

    • My name is Elaine Hughs.
      I am from Damascus, Arkansas.
      This is my first 5k/day challenge.
      I am not doing either the scripture or mayhem challenges.

  91. What is your name? Stacey Urdiales
    Where are you from? Wadsworth
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? This is my first
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? No
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? Maybe 😬

  92. What is your name? marc urdiales
    Where are you from? Wadsworth
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? This is my first one
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? No
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? Maybe

  93. Fannie Weaver
    Sugarcreek, OH
    First time doing the 5k everyday in May
    Yes, I will be doing the scripture challenge
    Hoping to do the mayhem but will see how my body is feeliangry!

  94. Adam
    Springfield, IL
    This is my second 5k May challenge (I started May 1, 2020… and never stopped! Today is day 366 for me!)
    Yes – I’ll be doing the optional scripture challenge!
    No – I’m not planning on doing the Mayhem challenge… as of right now!

  95. Checking in for a couple people:
    1. Emily Byler
    2. Ohio
    3. This is my second.
    4. Yes.
    5. Yes…at least going to try it!

    1. David Byler
    2. Ohio
    3. This is my first.
    4. No
    5. No

  96. 1. Kara Gorglione
    2. Lodi
    3. This is my third year
    4. I am planning to do the scripture reading.
    5. I will not do the 5kMayhem challenge

  97. Name: Gavin Giere
    Location: Houston, Texas
    First “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenge.
    I am doing the optional scripture reading challenge.
    Unfortunately, I am not planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge.

  98. 1. Michelle Shane
    2. Dalton
    3. This is my 2nd year
    4. No
    5. Yes, I plan on doing the mayhem again this year!

  99. Katherine Hickman
    Minnesota
    1st time doing this challenge, 5K on May 1st done!
    No
    No

  100. 1. Milisa Strain
    2. Canton Ohio
    3. #2
    4. No
    5. Unsure. I did last year. Don’t think I can fit into my schedule.

  101. Hi, I’m Katie from Orrville. This is my first 5 K in May although I supported family and friends who have done it in the past. I am doing the scripture challenge – I have no idea about the mayhem. We’ll see how I feel as I go.

  102. My name is Megan Slomkowski. I’m from Medina Ohio. This is my third one!! I am planning to do the scripture readings. I am not ready for the mayhem challenge yet

  103. My name is Emily Keefe. I’m from Ohio. This is my first one!!! im not planning on doing the scripture. I don’t think im going to do the #5kmahem

  104. 1. Caitlin Yoder
    2. Geneva, Ohio
    3. This will be my second 5k!
    4. Gonna try my best!
    5. No

  105. Sean Kelly
    Barberton, Ohio
    This is my very First 5k a day challenge
    Do plan on reading scripture
    Do not plan on doing the Challenge.

    Good Luck all!

  106. 1. Jacquelyn Shelly
    2. Wooster, Ohio
    3. This is my first one
    4. No
    5. No, not quite there yet

  107. 1. Kyrstn Was
    2. Akron
    3. 2nd 5K in May 😊
    4. I may attempt it this year (walking only)
    5. No

  108. Cassie Chance
    Wooster OH
    I think this is my 4th 5K a day in May
    Yes to scripture
    Mayhem I thought so but the Medina half is that morning so if I can figure it out and pull it off I will!

  109. I’m Andrea Clark from Chardon. First challenge! No scripture. May do mayhem day if hubs agrees to watch the kids (although maybe on Memorial day; easier to schedule).

  110. Michelle Miller
    Massillon, OH
    This is my second 5k May Challenge
    Yes, I plan to do the scripture challenge
    We will have to see when it comes time for the Mayhem challenge.

  111. 1. Darlene Maxfield
    2. Ohio!
    3. 2nd time 5k/May
    4. Yes on the Scripture
    5. No on the mayhem 🙂

  112. Carson miller, from walnut creek ohio, first time doing the challenge, going to skip the scripture challenge and the mayhem.

  113. Kary Whearty
    Sylvania, Ohio (Toledo)
    2nd year
    Yes to the scripture challenge
    Probably a no to the mayhem!

  114. 1) Justin Novitski
    2) Merrill, Wisconsin
    3) 1st year
    4) hoping to- I don’t do much with podcasts
    5) we’ll see how I feel at the end of the month

  115. Sarah Cook
    Republic, OH
    2nd year-back for more!
    If I can squeeze it in.
    No Mayhem for me this year.

  116. Missy Gilkerson
    Strasburg, Ohio
    This is my first!
    Yes!!
    We will see! Never say never!

  117. 1. Stephanie Miller
    2. Wisconsin but running mostly in Michigan
    3. This is my second challenge!
    4. YES!!!
    5. I really would like to!

  118. Mary Gilchrist
    North Olmsted Ohio
    1st one
    Yes
    Maybe – let’s see how this goes 😉

  119. What is your name? Paige
    Where are you from? Akron
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? This is my first 🙂
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? No:/
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? Property not!

  120. 1. Marian Cozmiuc
    2. Berlin, Ohio. Will be adventuring on Amish Country Hills most of the time
    3. This is my 2nd year doing the 5K May Challenge.
    4. Yes! I’ll be doing the Bible Reading Plan for this month.
    5. I was planning to go for the Mayhem this year, but unfortunately I’ll be adventuring in Grand Tetons and Yellowstone that time so i will not have time.

  121. Jaclyn Oliver
    Wooster, Ohio
    1st year
    I am doing the scripture reading
    I will not be a part of the 5k mayhem

  122. 1. Joshua Andrews
    2. Indianapolis, IN
    3. This is my first!
    4. I am not.
    5. I doubt it, but I’ll rule nothing out.

  123. Ray Ludwig
    Lula, GA
    2nd
    Yes (I’m attempting to get them all in)
    No (not planning on it at the moment)

  124. 1. Shana Miller
    2. New Philadelphia, OH
    3. This is my second year
    4. Yes I am
    5. Not this year but I hope to again in the future

  125. 1) matt webster
    2) WV
    3) this is my first 5k a day challenge. I h8 running
    4) I am doing the scripture reading
    5) I’m gonna do the #5kMayhem if the next 25 or so days go well

  126. Jeremy Shantz
    Fredericksburg, Ohio
    This is my 3rd.
    I plan to do the scripture reading.
    Yes to mayhem.

  127. Ryan Miller
    Winchester, VA
    This is my first one.
    Most likely!
    Most likely not 😂🤷‍♂️

  128. Hi! I’m Jessica, and I’m from Florida,
    I did the the 2019 5k may challenge. I’m not planning to do the optional scripture reading challenge, and I’m not planning to do the 5kmayhen but I won’t say never.

  129. My name is Zach Yoder. I am from Geneva, Ohio. I have attempted 5K May three times. Completed it once, last year! I will be doing the scripture reading but I will not be joining in the mayhem. Who joins something labeled “mayhem?” Haha. For those of you doing it, enjoy! 😁

  130. My name is Ezekiel Chojnacki.
    I am from Allendale Michigan.
    This is my first time participating in this event!
    I am doing the optional scripture readings.
    I am not dong the mayhem event because that is literally insane, good on anyone who is 🙂

  131. 1. Bethany Spraggins
    2. Smithfield, UT
    3. This is my first time doing this challenge!
    4. Yes, I am doing the Bible reading.
    5. No, I won’t be doing the Mayhem.

  132. Hi I am Debbie Hoffstot from North Huntingdon PA. This is my second year participating. Maybe, probably not.

    • I’m doing it again also! Stephanie had an impact, I invited my best friend who is participating with me this year also!

  133. What is your name? Jodi
    Where are you from? Maumee, OH
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? This is my first one!
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? No
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? No

  134. What is your name? Kyle
    Where are you from? Carthage, Illinois
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of? This is the first one
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge? Yes
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge? Not sure

  135. 1.) Austin Reed
    2.) Martinsburg, WV
    3.) First one!
    4.) yes!!!
    5.) we’ll see what my body says on the day of😂

  136. This is Deb Lee and it’s 5KMay #2 for me and my buddies! I plan to take part in the Scripture Challenge but I’m not so crazy as to take up the Mayhem (LOL!).
    Looking forward to a fantastic month of fitness and growing closer in the Word!

  137. Kaitlyn Fetterhoff
    Newville PA
    This is my first time
    Yes to scripture
    No to mayhem

  138. 1. Justin Yoder
    2. Sarasota FL
    3. 3rd one
    4. Yes
    5. I may do it on the 30th instead of the 29th but YES.

  139. Alexa Swartzentruber
    Ashland Ohio
    1st time
    Yes to Bible challege
    No to other one

  140. Meggie Swartzentruber
    Ashland ohio
    1st time
    Yes to 1st challenge
    No to 2nd challenge

  141. 1)Rachel Franks
    2)Wooster, Ohio
    3)This is my first 5k challenge
    4)I am planning to read 3 chapters a day
    5)No to the mayhem challenge 😬

  142. 1.) Emily Robinson
    2.) Minerva Ohio
    3.) Second year signed up, but First year to try to complete
    4.) No
    5.) No

  143. Kelly Uksas
    Necedah Wisconsin
    3rd year
    Yes, I won’t think of doing this 5k without it
    No Mayhem for me.

  144. Paula Barbas
    New Franklin OH
    This is my second year
    Yes to the scripture and no to the mayhem

    • Not sure if this worked the first time so trying again.
      1. Jason Rickard
      2. Virginia
      3. 1st time
      4. Yes
      5. Possibly doing a 6 hour trail run on 5/29. Maybe next year for Mayhem.

    • 1. Jason Rickard
      2. Virginia
      3. This is my 1st 5k everyday in the month of May
      4. Yes
      5. Maybe next year.

  145. Hannah Heatwole
    Ohio
    This is my second 5k May!
    No I’m not planning on doing the mayhem.
    Yes I’m doing the scripture reading!

  146. Sergio Mast
    Seneca SC
    first time
    Not doing the scripture challenge
    I am still trying to decide on the Mayhem challenge

  147. Dale Rush
    Canton, OH
    1st official 5K a. Day
    Yes to scriptures.
    Going to try to the Mayhem. 😎

  148. 1) Michael Pacula
    2) Millersburg, Ohio
    3) This is my second May 5k challenge
    4) Yes
    5) No!

  149. 1. Jason Rickard
    2. Virginia
    3. 1st time
    4. Yes
    5. Planning on a 6 hour trail run at the end of May. Maybe next year for Mayhem.

  150. 1. Jason Rickard
    2. Virginia
    3. 1st time
    4. Yes
    5. Maybe next year. Planning on a 6 hour trail run in Sharpsburg, MD at the end of May.

  151. My name is Susan; I’m from MD. This is my first challenge and I will also be doing the Bible reading challenge. I don’t know what the Mayhem challenge is, so I need more info before I decide whether or not to participate.

  152. Checking in for several people:
    Jodi, Taylor, Abigail, Piper, and Elijah Polen (Eden too…she made it for day 1, so we’ll see how the rest of the month goes). We are from Apple Creek, OH. I joined Jeff in the 5k May challenge in 2017 and have done it every year since. The kiddos have been joining in since 2018. We will be doing the scripture challenge and some of us will be attempting the Mayhem.

  153. 1.) nikki loveless
    2.) central ny
    3.) first challenge
    4.) wasn’t planning on it
    5.) wasn’t planning on it haha 😰😂

  154. 1. Kerra Clinedinst
    2. Mount Vernon, OH
    3. Did it with friends for fun last year but this is the first official year!
    4. No
    5. Doubtful!!!!

  155. 1. John Ramsay
    2. Wooster
    3. First timer
    4. I will do the scripture challenge.
    5. Not likely to do Mayhem.

  156. 1) Ethan Roebuck
    2) Inwood, WV
    3) Never done this before, but I was coerced into trying it😉
    4) Will read occasionally
    5) Maybe, if I don’t die from running this month

  157. Jaime Jackson
    Wooster, Ohio
    This is my first time!
    Yes!
    I think I need more details before committing to anymore mayhem in my life!

  158. 1. Jason Rickard
    2. Virginia
    3. 1st time
    4. Yes
    5. Maybe next. I am planning on doing a 6 hour run at the end of May.

  159. My name is Jodie; I am from a small town in NW Ohio but relocated 15+ years ago and now call Wooster home. This is my 1st 5K-in-May Challenge and am opting out of the scripture option.

  160. My name is Tracey Wheeler.
    I’m from Panama City, Florida
    I think this is my third year. Been successful every year, so far.
    Scripture, yes.
    Not this year.

  161. My name is Zach Miller
    I’m from Plain City, OH
    I participated in ‘20 but did not finish
    I plan on doing the Scripture Challenge, but not Mayhem.

  162. 1. McKayla McCanna
    2. Canton, OH
    3. This is our 2nd year.
    4. No
    5. Yes! 😅🤦🏼‍♀️

  163. Sarah Polley
    Wooster, Ohio
    This is my second 5k in May challenge.
    No I lack time most days.
    Seriously wish I could but unfortunately I’m on call for surgery at Wooster Community Hospital start at 6:30am that Saturday until Monday May 31 at 6:30am.

  164. Bonita Miller
    Canon City, CO
    First time! So excited!
    Yes
    No … but maybe … Possibly 🤷‍♀️😆

  165. Jenn Troyer
    Holmesville, Oh
    I think this is challenge 3 for me.
    My goal is to complete the Scripture reading as well this year!
    Maybe 🤔 on the Mayhem!

  166. Bill Schein
    Reno, Nevada
    First Challenge
    Yes I’ll read the extra scripture
    Yes I’ll do the mayhem Challenge

  167. Sue Hauenstein
    Columbus OH
    This is my first 5K a day
    I will not be doing the scripture reading
    I will not be doing the mayhem day

    • Cathy Siwek
      Ashland oh
      1st time
      Yes to the scriptures
      No to the other one

      Tried to do this yesterday so not sure if it was done twice

  168. Hi Marie here, also checking in for Aubrey and Gabby. We’re from Mt. Eaton, OH I did the 5k a day in May last year but it’s the girls first year:-) we’re not doing the reading this year and will probably not attempt the mayhem but we’ll be cheering for whoever does!! Day one done!

  169. Robert Brown
    Roseville CA
    First time 5K a day in May
    I will be doing the scripture reading
    I will be doing the mayhem day

  170. Denver Yoder checking in from Berlin, OH.
    3rd year doing 5k a day
    I will be doing the reading as well and possibly the mayhem.

  171. Karen Connow
    Gallatin, TN
    This is my 3rd but first time checking in a day late. I have make up work already.
    Yes
    No

  172. Larry and Ranee Yoder
    Kidron Ohio
    First one
    Yes we are doing the scripture
    No to the Mayhem.

  173. 1. Jessica Loggins
    2. Lula, Ga
    3. This will be the first!
    4. No. I am already doing multiple other bible plans.
    5. Debating. Undecided at the moment.

  174. Heyyy I’m a day late, a friend just convinced me to sign up today (hopefully I still get a t-shirt, but rules are rules so probably not lol)
    1. I’m Jaden Weber
    2. From Ontario, Canada
    3. Certified noob
    4. Nope
    5. TBD, probably not, you guys are crazy

  175. Late check-in. Didn’t understand the procedure at first.
    1. Rebekah Zook
    2. Greenwood, DE
    3. First May 5k challenge
    4. Yes, scripture.
    5. Yes, mayhem.

  176. What is your name? Patrick Wajda
    Where are you from? Telford PA
    How many “5k Every Day in the Month of May” challenges have you been a part of?
    This is my First
    Are you doing the optional scripture reading challenge?
    Yes
    Are you planning to do the optional #5kMayhem challenge?
    No. I have a wedding to attend that day, but really want to.

  177. Derek Metzger
    Ontario, Oh
    1st
    No
    Going to give it a shot
    Apparently I’m already failing miserably because I didn’t realize that a check in was May 1st. Still getting all the runs in though!

    • As long as you are getting the runs in, you are not failing miserably. We have a lot of grace for the first CHECK-INS. The FINAL CHECK-IN (June 1) is the one that really matters. If you miss that one, there is no shirt for you…

  178. 1. Christine Allman
    2. Wooster, Ohio
    3. First time
    4. Yes on scripture reading
    5. Not sure yet about the optional challenge

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