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Yo ! It’s week 4 of the 10 is the Magic Number 10k Plan 🦀

Welcome to week 4 of the 10 is the Magic Number plan.

How are you all doing? I’m at my mums by the sea so I am very happy!!? So the plan this week is for a:

4k

5k

8k

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Just finished Week 3 today with an 8k run instead of 7. I was out with a friend and we were having fun and weren't ready to stop yet! Feeling better about these longer runs now .Thank you!

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Brilliant, well done you that’s great progress...

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Completed Week 8! (I started halfway through the previous session). Ran the 10k really slowly, but just happy to get it done. Thank you so much for this! Your mum's place looks really lovely.

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I've been struck down with a horrible summer cold. Think I'm over the worst now but has meant no running this week. Hoping to go out tomorrow and see how far I get!

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Oh you poor thing I do hope you feel better soon...

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Completed week 4 this morning with a 5k (did the longer run on Thursday). Went out with wife this morning, but she set the rules that I had to take it slower, no headphones and had to talk 😱 must admit found it strange without music. Any way I survived and now on to week 5. Ju-ju will give u a wave when I’m passing by on the way to St Ives 🤣.

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Well done you..... I did the run today from Hayle along the Cornish coastpath nearly to Polzeath. It was just stunning...... I hope you have a good time. I’ll be running on the beach early tomorrow...

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Hello, just arrived from C25 after April graduation. Was going to aim for a 5km race in 8 weeks, but think I should challenge myself further and try for 10k i stead, so started Week 1 today

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Fantastic, well done.

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Just starting Week 4 Ju, done the 5k, may squeeze the 4k in tomorrow, then want to do my 8k along the Thames Path at Kingston, near Hampton Court and Bushey Park... there its written down so I will do it.😉xx

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Such a lovely place to run ( my aunt used to live in Hampton) and well done 😎

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Did my first 8k this morning. Yessss! so, so happy to be finally part of this plan. Just a couple of short recovery runs between me and completion of week 4 now :D

Running on a treadmill is pretty boring, but it's WAY better than not running at all :)

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Great well done and that’s exactly right re the treadmill. Good stuff 😎

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Over did it at circuit training on Thursday and have done my 4K and 4K so hopefully the biggie today after all the aches have subsided a bit!

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Oops 4K and 5k!!

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Ouchy, do be careful... I know that feeling well!!

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Just wanted to say thanks so much for this plan! I’ve been following it for the last few weeks and ran 10k yesterday morning! It felt amazing! A year after graduating and a week before my wedding! Looking forward to some long honeymoon runs! :) thanks again ju-ju xx

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I am soooo pleased, and thankyou so much..... well done too, and congratulations that is so exciting. I hope you can run with your partner too? :)

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Missed my short run last week but ticked off the 8k this morning so back on track.

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brilliant, well done :)

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where do you get these plans from?

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Would you like to join the plan? Here is a link to the one with the runs on. Its a rolling programme every 10 weeks....

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Hope Ju. I’m on a slow down unfortunately. I did a good 5k on Saturday and was due to do 8k on Monday but have been feeling under the weather the past couple of days. I’ve decided to give it another couple of days and then try again. Frustrating as I was going pretty smoothly till now.

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Dont worry you will get there, please do rest up and you can rejoin the plan when you are recovered and fresh... well done on your progress :)

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Thanks for that. I’m back on track so far and have done a 4K and a 5k Park Run today. Feels good so far. 👍

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Hi I was using a different programme and last week did 7k but really hurt my knees. Gone out tonight and done the 4k on your programme for this week. It was great to be out and knee no worse but very slow (35 mins) so, silly question maybe, but is your plan all about completing the distances whatever the time you run? Thanks

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Absolutely, there is absolutely no time pressure its about the distances. However we had someone a while back who wanted to focus on running for longer periods of time so used that as a focus instead of the distance ( if that makes sense?)

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Thanks very much. Sadly been to physio this morning and go fluid on knee. So plenty of ice and a series of exercises to complete before back to running. hoping just couple of weeks as really got the bug since doing couch25k at start of year. I will be back and following your programme now.

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Week 4 complete for me. Half way through now. Loving the structure and progression without having to resort to intervals. Thanks ju-ju- :)

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Well done that is really fantastic progress :)

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Hi Ju Ju. Can you add me to the list, please? I was doing your previous plan earlier in the year and had got up to 9k in March, but since then I'e been struggling since with a flare-up of the dreaded ulcerative colitis again (I won't go into details but sadly the symptoms are not conducive to running :( !). But I'm feeling loads better again now and back on it again. Have done 5k and 6k this week - and aiming to do 8k at the weekend. (Repeat mantra: never give up, never give in ...) Thank you!

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Of course, yes I remember you. I am so glad you are getting better :)

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Thanks, ju-ju-. So happy to be off the 'couch' and back out running again ... :)

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Love the photos and video ju ju..

I did my 10k run this evening...thats three now and getting quicker every time! Love, love, love your up to 10k plan!💜

Phew!😎xxx

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Managed an 8k last week thanks to the plan! It's all going well so far. Need to improve my time but focusing on finishing at the moment. I'm off to Cornwall next week will be running my 9k round Padstow!

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Responding to your kind invitation above.

Just got sight of your 8 week plan.👍

Since completing C25k, 9 weeks ago I have clocked 140 kms and have moved from 15kms per week to now 20 kms / week every alternate week by introducing a 10K run using Laura’s stamina podcast.Will complete 2nd 10K Sunday.👍

Should I jump in or just review for your next intake.

It would give me the option of your programmes varied distances, together with Laura’s 5k+ podcasts.

Thank you and enjoy your favourite place.🌟👏👏

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You are very welcome to jump in, alternatively if you want to join from the start, the next one is the 15th of June if you would like me to put your name down?

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Please put it down, it will at least keep my options open.🌟👏👏

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And well done on your progress too!

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Thank you.

If that’s alright I will jump in and use your final 4 weeks.

Providing I can improve my pace substantially I have not yet ruled out a HM.

Atb to you and on your personal achievements and ongoing plans.🌟👏👏

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