Week 6: 9K not a Fantasy after all! - Bridge to 10K

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Week 6: 9K not a Fantasy after all!

JoP61
JoP61Graduate10
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Was a bit nervous about attempting 9K, but I was armed (or should that be legged) with my new "Fantasy" leggings (Sturdy by Design, for those in the know)!

Helped by the fact that it was a gorgeous sunny crisp and clear morning, with no wind. Took it steady - flagged a bit in the middle but finished more strongly and felt fantastic to have achieved it! Thanks as ever to fellow runners for encouragement and wise words. Happy running. πŸ‘πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ˜€

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cheekychipmunks
cheekychipmunksGraduate10

Check out those awesome leggings! 😍😍 What a wonderful morning to try them out - and as for doing 9k, well you know what’s next and it’s yours for the taking! πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ‘ŠπŸ˜€

JoP61
JoP61Graduate10
in reply to cheekychipmunks

Thanks! I did get a few funny looks at my leggings but I guess they were just jealous!! My friend says they look like super-hero legs, so I shall try to stay in that mindset! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘πŸ’ͺ

JonathanP
JonathanPGraduate10

Congratulations JoP61! And then there was..... πŸ˜€

JoP61
JoP61Graduate10
in reply to JonathanP

I know! Another 9K consolidation week and then the big 10! I hope I can do it πŸ˜€πŸ‘

JonathanP
JonathanPGraduate10
in reply to JoP61

You can!

Jell6
Jell6Graduate10

Love the leggings 😊, please don't let your post make me buy another pair!!

My current favourites are Mambo and Sweetheart, but I am fickle!

Well done on your 9k🀩🀩

lexi6
lexi6Graduate10
in reply to Jell6

Go on Jell! You know you want to πŸ˜€

Jell6
Jell6Graduate10
in reply to lexi6

That is shocking lexi!!

I’m weak willed at the best of times πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Re the sizes, it’s a pity that you can’t pre order, have you ever emailed her to ask if it’s possible?

lexi6
lexi6Graduate10
in reply to Jell6

I hadn’t thought of that πŸ€¦πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ Good idea. I’ve got a loyalty voucher I’m dying to spend!!

JoP61
JoP61Graduate10
in reply to Jell6

I was all set to buy Mambo and then I saw Fantasy! Have the matching snug and sports bra. I can see this will become an obsession. Thanks for your congratulations - I'm so happy that I managed the 9K. Happy running. πŸ‘πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Jell6
Jell6Graduate10
in reply to JoP61

Oh it will, and then there are capris to consider........🀯

JoP61
JoP61Graduate10
in reply to Jell6

OMG! πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Jell6
Jell6Graduate10
in reply to JoP61

This gets worse, inspired by your post, I decided to organise my running gear, and put away hardly used stuff.

I only unearthed a pair of Fantasy leggings!!!!!

The poor things had burrowed their way to the bottom of the container.

Well they are not at the bottom now🀣🀣🀣🀩

JoP61
JoP61Graduate10
in reply to Jell6

Brilliant - my Fantasy running twin! πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Sutsha
SutshaGraduate10
in reply to Jell6

Imagine if you'd broken out and bought some! 😳

Jell6
Jell6Graduate10
in reply to Sutsha

I know!, now I have to convince myself not to get another pair because of the money I have just saved by not buying a pair that I already have 🀯🀯

Sutsha
SutshaGraduate10
in reply to Jell6

πŸ˜‚

lexi6
lexi6Graduate10
in reply to Jell6

Now I’m really green with envy!

Jell6
Jell6Graduate10
in reply to lexi6

πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ₯°

Sorry lexi.

It was a bit like finding a Β£10.00 note in a coat you haven't worn for a while!

lexi6
lexi6Graduate10
in reply to Jell6

I’m sharing your joy - truly. What a bonus finding them yippee! I’ll have to console myself with Elmo and Cookie Monster πŸ˜€ when they arrive. Its mesmerising watching the Royal Mail tracking updates, like Elvis they have left the building (UK) uh huh! hope they’re here for parkrun next Saturday. 😎

Jell6
Jell6Graduate10
in reply to lexi6

🀞, I like the sound of those😊

lexi6
lexi6Graduate10
in reply to Jell6

Am preparing their temporary home In fact they’re going to have their own room!! because I have my sister in law coming over next week from Sydney to stay for two weeks 😲 and my running gear has now taken over two big drawers which she’ll need. Just realised I have a summer and winter running wardrobe. When did that happen? 😍

Jell6
Jell6Graduate10
in reply to lexi6

🀣🀣

lexi6
lexi6Graduate10

Lovely leggings Jo, am very jealous, being trying to get those for ages, but everytime I get the email, my size has gone.πŸ™ you have a lovely place to run πŸ‘

JoP61
JoP61Graduate10
in reply to lexi6

Hey Lexi I know what you mean. They have been completely out of my size for ages - they have just done a re-stock and I managed to get an order in! Happy running! πŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Wimborne
WimborneGraduate10

Great leggings JoP. And way to go for 9k. That’s brilliant. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘

JoP61
JoP61Graduate10
in reply to Wimborne

Thank you so much! A year ago when I started C25K I would sneak out in my all black gear and hope no-one saw me "running". Now I have a bit more confidence. Loved wearing those bright leggings today and achieving a new distance. Hope your running is going well. πŸ‘πŸ˜€

Wimborne
WimborneGraduate10
in reply to JoP61

Well I am googling colourful leggings now as they obviously are essential... and yes. Am doing ok. Am back to my hometown of Swansea this weekend so hoping to run to mumbles on Sunday. Never did I think I would ever say that πŸ˜€

JoP61
JoP61Graduate10
in reply to Wimborne

Sounds great. Have happy memories of visiting Swansea and the mumbles some (many) years ago when I had a Welsh boyfriend. Such a lovely place. Happy running πŸ˜€πŸ‘

Wimborne
WimborneGraduate10
in reply to JoP61

Ah I have no doubt we would know him of course.... My family seem to know everyone πŸ˜‚. My teenage years were spent conquering the mumbles mile.... never a pretty sight.

JoP61
JoP61Graduate10
in reply to Wimborne

πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ‘ I expect you would know him. I was always struck by the fact that Wales was a very small place (and all the better for it). πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜€ Hope your run to mumbles goes well xx

Jell6
Jell6Graduate10
in reply to Wimborne

There don't start off as essential but then, before you know it.....😬

GoGo_JoJo
GoGo_JoJoModerator

Fabulous leggings for a fabulous lady and runner! πŸ‘πŸ˜‰ you're doing great 😁

JoP61
JoP61Graduate10
in reply to GoGo_JoJo

Hey JoJo - thank you so much! The middle part of the 9K was a bit tough but then I got the fabled second wind, which saw me through to the end. Mind you, I had dinner last night with a friend who is training for her third marathon and ran 16 miles the other day. So there is always a new target to go for! Thanks for your encouragement - it really makes a difference being cheered on by fellow runners. Happy running. πŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈβ€

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