Log in
Bridge to 10K
7,456 members8,995 posts

I did it! My first ever 10k race!

So this morning was my first ever 10k race! And I enjoyed it, especially as my daughters came to cheer me on. It wasn’t easy... usually I run on a treadmill or in the park which is definitely cooler, but I made it.

I’m proud of my time too - 1hr 20mins, including slowing down for water breaks and a brief walk at 7km.

Next time I will choose a smaller race - there were 12000 people so some parts were quite congested, but it was good fun.

And I got some bling!

32 Replies
oldestnewest

Congratulations RunninginSingapore on completing your first ever 10K, running 🏃 with 10,000 other runners must be quite a spectacle event and experience for you, well done. 😊

1 like
Reply

Thank you! It was certainly busy, but what I really noticed was that runners come in all shapes and sizes!

Reply

Your time is amazing and the fact that running with so many people can be really daunting at the best of times for most of us but especially in that heat and humidity well done. I love the bling and well done 👍

1 like
Reply

Thanks! The bling is going to be displayed somewhere very noticeable!!

Reply

Way to go! 👍

Reply

Oh that’s fabulous RIS! You got some bling! 🏅 🏅 Not surprised you’re proud. 👏👏👏👏

Can’t wait for my first race - but it’s not until May. Counting the days! 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️

Reply

You will ace it! I’m still slow and steady, but very gradually becoming less slow!

1 like
Reply

Wow, fantastic, you did it, and in an amazing time, well done - nice medal 🎉👏. I thought of you last night as I was about to go to bed, you were probably getting ready to race. Enjoy your success, hope you're relaxing by a pool now or somewhere refreshing at least.

Happy running, and congratulations 🙂🌻

1 like
Reply

Thanks! Unfortunately I needed to go Christmas shopping with the girls... I did have cake though 😁

Reply

Oh Christmas shopping after a 10k race, that's hard core 😎. Happy days 🎄

1 like
Reply

Well done RIS - wow, 12000 runners! Great time in that heat 😀

Reply

Thanks! I’m looking forward to running in the uk and seeing how I get on... although I might find it a bit too cold!

Reply

Yes - I'm about to start parkrun and it's 8 degrees in Portsmouth!

1 like
Reply

Chilly! I think it was about 26 this morning....

1 like
Reply

Whoop whoop 🎈🎉🍾🏅congratulations to you. Your first race and bling are so special, so feel proud.That's quite a biggie so extra well done for running with so many people, not easy at times.

Fab bling, hope you're still wearing it 🙂

2 likes
Reply

Thank you! It wasn’t easy, but I’m still smiling even after finishing 8 hours ago! The bling is waiting to be displayed somewhere...

Reply

Congratulations on that super 10k race RIS, you look very happy and proud in that lovely picture!

Well done You😊xxx

1 like
Reply

Thank you! This forum is amazing, and there is no way I could have done this with everyone’s support and encouragement. And ju-ju’s plan of course!

1 like
Reply

Well done Runnininsingapore, how brilliant was that? So nice that your family came out to cheer you on too. Yes that bling has got to take pride of place . An excellent time considering the number of runners. 🏃‍♀️👏👏🎖

1 like
Reply

Thank you! It was great that I overtook a few walkers too 😊

Reply

Wow! Great job on your first race and a huge one at that!

1 like
Reply

Thank you!

1 like
Reply

Well done running. Great result and you’re not used to running in crowds. Enjoy the buzz 🎉🎊🎉

1 like
Reply

I’m still really chuffed 😊 more than 24 hours later!!

1 like
Reply

Ohhhh well done!! 🏅🏅🏅.

1 like
Reply

Thank you!

1 like
Reply

Well done Runninginsingapore! Great job on your 10 K race and a lovely bit of bling to boot!

I think I’d be so proud I’d just wear it all the time and say to random people “...oh what this old thing... yes, this was from when I smashed a 10K in Singapore!!! 🇸🇬 “

😁👏 Good job!

1 like
Reply

That would be great wouldn’t it! I think I’ll hang it up at home though... safer too... I wouldn’t want to lose it!

Reply

Well done RS :)

1 like
Reply

Thanks!

1 like
Reply

Ace bling! 🏆

Congrats on making it to your first 10k!

😸

1 like
Reply

Thanks!

Reply

You may also like...