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First park run- plenty of room for improvement 😁

Hi all fellow runners

I did my first park run today after graduating in August and found it more.like a cross country course as we ran a lot on grassed bumpy areas. I normally run on roads and pavements so found this mornings run quite difficult. I did it but not a fabulous time but I did finish and there's always room.for improvement- onwards and upwards as they say my time was 40mins.

I did meet a fellow member from.another club I belong to this morning - he is blind and has hearing difficulties and he runs with a guide -he's a total inspiration if I ever needed one- pics attached

I will continue with bridge to 10k and have my 7k run to do this week πŸ˜πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

You lovely lot on here always keep me going!!! Thanks for the great posts and positivity πŸ‘xx

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Congrats on your first Parkrun!

If you're used to running on the flat the off road stuff will slow you down so don't worry about your time till you've got used to it.

I quite enjoy running over rough ground, I find it more interesting although I know I'm much slower than on the road.

Good luck with future Parkruns ... happy running!

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Thanks Wizziewood- I know it will get better😁

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Well done Cotswold-runner that sounds like a challenging run. Enjoy a flat 7k this week.

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Am better on the flat Dexy- your run today sounded eventful- well done on your time!πŸ‘

Onwards and upwards as they say

Have a good week😁

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Well done to you! It does seem that this running game gives us many opportunities to move out of our usual comfort zone. Congratulations! 🍾πŸ₯‚πŸŽ‰

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Thanks xx

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Well done you!!!

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Thanks Oldfloss

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Do you do the Ciren park run or the lydiard?

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Hi Taffinator- I did the Cheltenham park run today at Pitville Park

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I do Lydiard πŸ˜πŸ‘

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Is Lydiard 1 lap or more? πŸ˜ƒ

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It’s 2 Laps of a triangle shaped circuit in the park πŸ˜πŸ‘

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Well done on your first Parkrun - and yes, if you have never run off-road, it is quite different but is great for building up the muscles and improving balance and your core. Nothing wrong with that time either - you should be feeling pretty good about yourself, I reckon!πŸ‘Nice pic, too - and yes, a very inspiring man by the sound of it.πŸ™‚

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Thanks Sandra for your kind words.muscles are a bit achy this eve πŸ˜‚

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