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Int. Living room - day

NICOLE, lays asleep on the couch in an awkward stance. Friend Victoria enters and is shocked to see her friend asleep, so late in the day.

VICTORIA tries to wake her friend up.

VICTORIA
(with a projected voice)
HEY! HEY! NICOLE WAKE UP! COME ON

NICOLE groans now only half asleep.

VICTORIA(con.)
It's 4 o'clock!

VICTORIA shakes her more, then Nicole slowly gets up from her slumber.

NICOLE
I'm up. I'm up.

VICTORIA
I'm starting to get really worried about you. You've been really lazy lately.

NICOLE
I'm on a sleep diet.

VICTORIA
you don't need to be dieting, you need to be running! Remember you were the track and field star!Medals every time you ran.

Nicole
(complaining)
yeah, but it was so...hard! Hurdle after hurdle! It was disgusting

NICOLE, picks up her hamburger sitting on the table, and grabs for it coming near her mouth. Then VICTORIA swipes it out of her hands.

VICTORIA
(Sounding assertive)
No more junk! Look at you! you're still thin, but your gaining more and more weight! Meet me at the track tomorrow, Okay!

NICOLE
Okay!

VICTORIA
good.

Then Victoria bites the hamburger, and exits.

Ext. Running track - day

VICTORIA and NICOLE are seen near the actual track, wearing athletic wear. Nicole is drinking an unhealthy soda, and Victoria is looking at her clipboard. There are two runners who are standing on the track.

VICTORIA
(Brings eyes off of clipboard and spots NICOLE and her drink)
Hey! put that down!

NICOLE
I'm not done with it!

Victoria snatches it from her.

NICOLE
Hey!

VICTORIA
Go join the runners on the track we're going to practice without hurdles.

Victoria drinks the rest of her soda. Nicole walks over onto the track. Her and the two other runners go into their starting positions.

VICTORIA
Okay we are about to start. On your mark...get set...Go!

IMMEDIATELY when VICTORIA says go, the two runners speed off, and NICOLE from the starting point, walks towards NICOLE who is behind her, and says...

NICOLE
I can't do this.

She goes to sit on the bench next to VICTORIA

VICTORIA
(Furious)
What was that!?

NICOLE
(clueless)
What?

VICTORIA
THAT!

NICOLE
(Now she understands)
Ohhh! That! Well I knew I couldn't do it... so.

VICTORIA
Look. I need you to get in shape!

NICOLE
You told me I was thin!

VICTORIA
Yeah, but you can't even run an inch!

NICOLE
Fine! then help me train.

VICTORIA
Alright then. Exercise 101.


Series of shots - training

A) Victoria and NICOLE in kitchen.Victoria is making a protein shake in the blender

B) NICOLE does sit ups on a grass field

C) NICOLE drinks the shake with a face of disgust, since it's a healthy drink

D) Shows NICOLE doing jumping jacks, once again on the field.

E) NICOLE and VICTORIA. NICOLE gets the drink down her throat, and is highly motivated!

EXT. RUNNING TRACK - DAY

VICTORIA and NICOLE at the track. WITHOUT THE RUNNERS. NICOLE AND VICTORIA are by the bleachers. NICOLE stretches. Victoria is eating a Zebra Cake. Both wearing athletic wear.

VICTORIA
alright do you think you're ready to go, and try the run again?

NICOLE
(still stretching, and sounding confident)
I...think so!

VICTORIA
(she takes NICOLE'S zebra cake, and eats it)
excellent

Both head over to track. NICOLE gets in starting position.

VICTORIA
On your marks!... get set!...GO!

NICOLE starts to run at a fast jog. The camera makes it look this way, but is revealed she only ran a few paces!

VICTORIA
um... wow. Why don't we pack it up for today?

NICOLE
sounds good.

The walk out of camera view

END




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