6 Weeks Post Grad! Iโ€™m a runner! ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธโค๏ธ - Bridge to 10K

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6 Weeks Post Grad! Iโ€™m a runner! ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธโค๏ธ

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10
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Hey Runners

As you know Iโ€™m on the Bridge but Iโ€™ve got a new Programme to pace myself with the aim to do a great 5k Charity Run in early September. This has brought so many new experiences to my running. And it comes with some of those same doubts, confusions, surprises and of course fun as the C25K!

Today was a 20 minute recovery run, where you just take it easy and relaxed. You stop after a warm up to stretch a bit (๐Ÿ˜ฑ....๐Ÿคท๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ, but I thought just go with it!) and everything was ok!

I did feel a little discombobulated by the guided run conversation that I chose today ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ (Not enjoyable, but too late! ๐Ÿ™„). Next time Iโ€™ll stick with the coach that the run provides. The lessons continue. Switching it up - leave it alone! ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ˜‚

The aim was to cover just 2k and I ended up doing 2.76 and it was a comfortable run. Iโ€™m very pleased with that. My app reminds me that itโ€™s a 6 week post grad running streak! Iโ€™m not always pumped about getting out there, but I get out there!! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

Happy running Runners!! โค๏ธ

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Equi-geek
Equi-geekGraduate10

Great run Fabulous! Has it been that long? ๐Ÿ˜ณ Time is flying by! Out there and donโ€™t care ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‘

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10 in reply to Equi-geek

Thank you Equi. 6 weeks - I know!! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ I only started tracking and using this app post graduation, so itโ€™s actually been 6 weeks of โ€œOut There, Donโ€™t Careโ€ ! Amazing!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ

Congrats on the 6 weeks! And for doing a comfortable 2+ K (nearer 3 than 2!) in the 20 mins - good going ๐Ÿ‘ The guided run conversation sounds a bit weird though - at least you tried it to find out what it's about!

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10 in reply to Eiralas

Thanks Eiralas! Yes, that particular guided run will be deleted from my phone. I didnโ€™t mind the pause to stretch, but the conversation was meant to be funny, but wasnโ€™t really. It was all about someone going faster than you should in a recovery run and being told to slow down. ๐Ÿ˜ง Just didnโ€™t work for me. But hey, thatโ€™s a first disliked guided run and another adventure. ๐Ÿค“

Hope youโ€™re doing well too Eiralas!! โค๏ธ

Eiralas
Eiralas in reply to Fabulous450

Hmmn that does sound odd! Probably best deleted ;-) Move on to new adventures โค๏ธ

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10 in reply to Eiralas

Done!! ๐Ÿ˜‰โค๏ธ

Eiralas
Eiralas in reply to Fabulous450

Cool beans!

Hey Fabulous...I can't believe it's been 6 weeks! And you're doing great...this running is truly part of you now. ๐Ÿ‘

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10 in reply to Little-runner

Thank you Little-runner! It does seem weird that 6 weeks have passed (so quickly). Hope youโ€™re enjoying your running too!! โค๏ธ

OH yes, I'm most definitely enjoying the running and keep meaning to post an update! I'm currently on the 10k plan so running further and gradually a little faster! I just love it so much! ๐Ÿ˜

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10 in reply to Little-runner

Brilliant Little-runner! Youโ€™re a star!! ๐Ÿคฉโค๏ธ

Gosh, that must mean Iโ€™m 6 weeks too! Almost managed the 32 minute running on empty run yesterday, but stopped after 31:46 as I wanted to punch Andy Puddicombe (STF up with the mindfulness ramblings and count me down before I die), but I did have my fastest average, so happy as first post holiday run. My next first, is going running with my running mate on Thursday, the first time in company. Weโ€™ll see how it goes! Well done us! Do you think weโ€™ll still be here for our year anniversary?! ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10 in reply to Dralimc

Hey Dralimc Well done you! Sounds like a great run and hey 15 seconds shorter to quieten the frustration is well worth it. ๐Ÿ˜‚! Congratulations on the PB too! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

Will we be running a year on? Hell.....yes!! ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ Like itโ€™s oxygen!! ๐Ÿ˜‚! Now the question is what running adventures will we have in the next year? Now thatโ€™s the mystery. And you know what, we get to choose what we do! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ

telford_mike
telford_mikeGraduate10

Hey Fab, 6 weeks for me too in a few days. Glad you've found an app that suits you, keep up the good work!

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10 in reply to telford_mike

Thanks Mike! Youโ€™re doing absolutely brilliant distances Mike! Great stuff!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ

Sybilw
SybilwGraduate10

Maybe not pumped about getting out there but definitely buzzing when you get back! Youโ€™ll be ready for September without doubt.

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10 in reply to Sybilw

Thanks Sybilw! I always think just go and the body will kick in. It hasnโ€™t failed me yet. Unusually I do have a run tomorrow on this plan. A long one too! So itโ€™s quite a different approach. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ But I expect Iโ€™ve been properly prepared to go for it! And go for it I shall! ๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ

Sybilw
SybilwGraduate10 in reply to Fabulous450

As weโ€™ve learned - trust the system! ๐Ÿ˜Š

That has gone quickly so they must be right when they say time flies when youโ€™re having fun and we are! Well done Fab. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜‹

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10 in reply to Jelon

Thanks Jelon!! Oh yes we are!! ๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate10

You're most definitely a runner! Glad it's all going well! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘Ÿ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10 in reply to Ang33333

Thanks Ang! My plan says itโ€™s a long run tomorrow ๐Ÿค”. Feeling a bit fluey tonight. So I really hope that goes well. ๐Ÿ˜ฌโค๏ธ

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate10 in reply to Fabulous450

Fingers crossed for you!

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10 in reply to Ang33333

Thank you. โค๏ธ

Loook at you lady - 6 weeks!!!!??? Bloody amazing!!!! Howโ€™s it all going? What app you using love? X

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10 in reply to Peet999

Thanks Peet!! Iโ€™m using the Nike+ App. At first I was just choosing different runs and enjoying it. The App can also design a tailored programme for you and Iโ€™ve just started one. All good so far!! ๐Ÿ˜

Howโ€™s it going for you Peet? โค๏ธ

Congrats fab ...Your just smashing it out the park ...Way to go girl ..You got this no problem ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate10 in reply to Myrar

Thank you Myrar!! I figure if I keep on running Iโ€™ll keep on getting better. ๐Ÿ˜ Youโ€™re doing fab on your return from recovery too! ๐Ÿคฉโค๏ธ

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