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Only gone and done 10K

I am on cloud 9. I have gone from couch to 10K in 4 months (running regfularly 3 times a week - unbelievable) . At my first attempt I did it tonight. Quite pleased as I kept a fairly even pace throughout. Altough that last 1500m was a killer - but no pain no gain. Will need to set more goals later but for now will keep it at 10K and regular park runs.

Just wanted to say that the couch to 5K and the encouragment from the forum is just awesome. You just cant fail to be motivated by you guys. Buzzing just buzzing

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Congratulations 😊

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Well done - sounds as though you have well and truly caught the running bug! That first 10k feels so special, doesn't it?πŸ™‚

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Oh it felt great nad terrible at the same time. I was over the moon I had hit 10K but also relieved as I had nothing left. I even let out at "YES" and punched the air

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Did you use a 5-10k programme or just go for it? If so, just make sure you allow time for your body to adjust to those longer runs and reduce risk of injury...see, we are so caring on this forum!

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I used Ju Jus plan just adapted it a little. I do intervals once a week, then a longer run and a park run to finish off the weeks runs. To be honest I will not increase the dstance for a few weeks. I want to get used to running 10k. Thanks for the advice

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I do the same! I only graduated C25k just over a week ago and I’m up to 7.4k. I’m amazed how the body improves so quickly! Well done! So what’s next? πŸ˜‚ half marathon???!

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I never thought I would get to 10k. I am not bothered about doing 10k races but will carry on Park runs as I enjoy them and am quite competitive so aiming for 28 mins. As for distance what next. I really don't know. I think at least a month of 10 k then gradual increase to 15k.. My longer term aim is to do.a half marathon for charity next year. This year's too soon.

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Ooh that’s exciting!

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Well done bertiesugar. Brilliant acheivement, get your Graduate 10k badge here...

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You don't have to run a 10k every week, you might find that too much yet.😊

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Well done 10k Runner!!!!πŸ™‚πŸ™‚πŸ™‚πŸ™‚πŸ™‚

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Wow...that’s a fantastic acheivement..brilliant!! I can feel the delight in your post!! Well done πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

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Congratulations! Enjoy the buzz and good luck with your half marathon plans.😊

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10K after only four months of running: very impressive!!! You can be delighted, indeed. Keep on enjoying running :-)

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Really well done - that is fantastic determination and progress !

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Amazing! Well done! I started C25K at the end of Jan and hit just over 9k this morning and was beginning to feel like I woud never hit the magic 10. But you've inspired me! Really good work!!!

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That is great going, keep it up. 10K is just round the corner

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Congratulations. That's awesome!! 🍾

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Fab! And a new parkrun Pb this morning too - well done!

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Yes, I am loving this running lark, doing an interval session (well my watered down version of one), One longer run and a park run per week. I had set a target of 28 min for the 5k but looks like I will have to change that now. Not going to set a 10k target time as i want to run further not faster. Will use the 5k for faster times. I thought getting older and fatter I would have lost my competitive streak but I havent.

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