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10K I can’t believe I just did it.

I’m down in Tullamore, my home town, visiting my Parents for the weekend with Family. This afternoon my two boys wanted to go to an in door play centre which is about 8k from my parents house. Nicola, my wife went in with the boys in the car. So I decided as I had taken my running gear with me, to run in and get a lift home with them.

I ran into Tullamore, 5k from my parents house. Then continued on for another 3k. When I arrived at the play centre I was comfortable and ran on for another kilometre, then turned back and finished at the play centre after completing 10.1km in 1:15:44.

Special thanks to U2, best of hits on Spotify kept me going. I crossed the line listening to “It’s alright, It’s alright, it’s alright, she moves in mysterious ways.” Although I’m not a she, I felt I moved in mysterious ways. Never stopped, 10 k done for the first time.

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Congratulations damienair! Brilliant! 10k is such a great distance and no doubt that will keep you smiling for a few days!😀

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Really well done Damien. That's a fantastic run and, at last, I understand that lyric!

Don't forget your badge :)

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".........and I still haven't found what I'm looking for."

I reckon you just did Damien.

I like the one way run idea. I have only done it once myself and it does open up new route opportunities.

Congratulations on that big fat 10k. Another major milestone.

Keep running 10ks, keep smiling.

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That's great Damien, very well done!

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Wowzers damienair ...that’s some run! Cracking....

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Wowzers Damien...10k just like that😊..

One of the sneaky ones that just happen that we hear about😄..

SO pleased for you...and now I'm humming that song..he moves in mysterious ways...love it😊x

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Brilliant Damien! So happy for you mate! Thats a great time as well! You worked hard for this and its time to celebrate! 🏆👍🏼💥

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And Bono and the boys were there to see you through. Running moves you in Mysterious Ways!

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Congratulations ! It's a great feeling isn't it? 👏👏👏👏🍾🎓😀😀🏅

Brilliant time too! Well done you!😄😄

Happy running!😀😀

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Thanks so much everyone. As with the C25K plan I learnt so much from reading this forum. I had been running 7km once a week for the past few weeks. I had only planned to add 1km on to the run today to bring me up to 8k. But I knew my boys would not be ready to go home and as I was feeling ok I thought, hey let’s just go for it.

Thanks for all the advice and support as always.

Damien

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Well done! The first 10k is special. I ran 10k today on the exact same route I did my first one and I kept thinking about that first run. It's such a good distance!

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Yay! Go you!

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Woohoo, fantastic! Well done, that's great news and a fab achievement :)

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Many congratulations to you, it's a brilliant milestone in our running life and one that you'll remember. Happy days 🤗🏃🏃🏃

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