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10k in the bag - sooooo happy

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Aspire24Graduate10

I didn’t make the JuJu October 10k but so happy that today I did it, I can’t quite believe it!!!! It’s been 10 months since starting and couldn’t run to catch a bus. I’m a bit evangelical about C25K now and have converted and inspired a few. This is so good for my health. I don’t post here much but do check in to read everyone’s posts and couldn’t have done it without all you VRBs on here. Going to celebrate with a long shower and then a cuddle with my new grandson. Life couldn’t be better. Oh and down to target weight too, running just keeps on giving!! I hope everyone is having a good day too 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🤸‍♂️🤸‍♂️👏👏🤪🤪

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cheekychipmunks profile image
cheekychipmunksGraduate10

Wow well done Aspire24, that’s a big deal! Huge congratulations. 🎉🎉🎉

You need to claim your badge now. Badges are as good as the runs themselves I think. 🏅😍 There’s a pinned post on here, just ask. 😄

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Aspire24Graduate10 in reply to cheekychipmunks

Thanks for reminder, defo will do. Nice virtual bling before tempted for something I can hold😀😀

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cheekychipmunksGraduate10 in reply to Aspire24

It looks mighty fine by the way! 🏅😍

Hope you enjoyed the cuddle with your new grandson. I have one of those too - 7 weeks old yesterday. 💙 Isn’t it wonderful? ❤️

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GrannyhugsAmbassador

Brilliant news well done, enjoy the cuddle 😀

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Aspire24Graduate10 in reply to Grannyhugs

Thank you. That new baby smell, nothing like it 🥰

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GrannyhugsAmbassador in reply to Aspire24

I've still a few months till first grandchild- looking forward to it.

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damienairAdministrator

Excellent and many congratulations to you on your 10K and also on your weight loss and getting to your goal weight. I’ve got to 5 lbs off my goal weight a few times recently. After a family reunion and a family wedding recently which was a week long party similar to Christmas I’m 9 lbs off my goal weight now. So I’m back on the healthy bus again.

Damien

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Aspire24Graduate10 in reply to damienair

Thank you. My task now is maintenance 🙄 and always feel hungrier in the winter but life’s too short to be too strict so you’ll be going in the right direction now I’m sure 👍

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damienairAdministrator in reply to Aspire24

Thanks. I’ve lost the guts of 2 stone in the past year and I feel great. So already a win. I just want to shift that last bit and reach my healthy BMI target. I’m at that stage where people tell me I don’t need to lose anymore, but I know I do and I want to. The last 7 lbs is harder to shift than I thought. It will be my goal for early 2020. Starting to shift weight again now.

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SsasqueenGraduate10 in reply to damienair

I’ve got a pesky last 7lbs to go too! I’ve lost 2 st in just over 18 months but not lost anything further for months. Running makes me hungrier and I need to make sure I eat enough to run! I’m thinking I’ll keep the 7lbs on to keep me warm over winter and try again to lose it in spring

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MummycavAdministrator

Well doine Aspire24 ...this post will also inspire many other people too i'm sure. What a great start to the week...and a cuddle with your new Grandson sounds perfect 😀

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Aspire24Graduate10 in reply to Mummycav

Thank you. Kids are asking when I’m going to do a half marathon now🤪. Never say never but I only ever wanted to run 5k and 10k is to try and improve my PR speed🤞. It’s all a bit addictive though😂

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MummycavAdministrator in reply to Aspire24

Hahaha, kids eh?!! Having goals is a good thing..keeps the addiction going!!

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Maddee_6333Graduate10

Fantastic. Well done 🏅

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UnfitNoMoreGraduate10

Congratulations on that 10k... and especially well done getting other people started on a journey to health & fitness. Keep up the all round great work... soon that grandson will be watching and learning too.

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Aspire24Graduate10 in reply to UnfitNoMore

Many thanks. Trying to get my kids along to PR, haven’t given up yet!

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UnfitNoMoreGraduate10 in reply to Aspire24

They’ll cave in eventually 🤣

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Buddy34Graduate10

Congratulations on your 10k you should be so proud.

Congratulations on the arrival of your grandson 🤗🤗🤗

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Aspire24Graduate10

Thank you, very proud as it’s been tough at times. Baby is gorgeous 👶

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Dexy5Graduate10

Congratulations on your 1st 10k Aspire24. Isn’t it great? 🏃‍♀️👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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Aspire24Graduate10 in reply to Dexy5

Thanks Dexy5, still a bit shellshocked😂

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Dexy5Graduate10 in reply to Aspire24

A drink is good for shock 🥂🍸🍹🍺☕️

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JonathanPGraduate10

Well done on your first 10k A24! Revel in your achievement - and congratulations too on the arrival of your grandson!👍🎉😀

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Aspire24Graduate10 in reply to JonathanP

Thanks JP 😀. Need to run another to make sure it wasn’t a one off. Think I’ll hang around that distance for a bit but may be following in your footsteps soon👍

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JonathanPGraduate10 in reply to Aspire24

I bet you won't be able to stop yourself!😀

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Fabulous450Graduate10

🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽! Fantastic Aspire24! Congratulations!! It’s such a great feeling and you certainly have good reason to feel amazing!! Well done!! 🤩❤️

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Aspire24Graduate10 in reply to Fabulous450

Thank you Fab450. Enjoying a celebratory 🍷 😀

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Sp81Graduate10

Congratulations 🥳

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Aspire24Graduate10 in reply to Sp81

Thank you. See you cracked your 10k recently too, well done 😀

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Sp81Graduate10 in reply to Aspire24

It feels great doesn’t it?

I managed it again today just to prove to myself it wasn’t a fluke lol 😂

The badge looks great next to your name 🥳🤩

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JaoJaoGraduate10

Well done to you. Running 10K is huge so shout about it from the rooftops

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Aspire24Graduate10 in reply to JaoJao

Thanks JJ, bern following your progress too 👍

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JaoJaoGraduate10 in reply to Aspire24

Ah bless you xx

We are in it together xx

Well done. What a lovely post. I’m not surprised you have inspired others to become C25Kers, your enthusiasm comes through in bucket loads. Congratulations on your new grandson. Enjoy all those lovely cuddles. 👏👏👏😘

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MDaw35Graduate10

Excellent well done. It's a fantastic feeling and achievement! Where did you get your graduate 10 badge from please, I still need to get mine 😊

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Aspire24Graduate10 in reply to MDaw35

Thank you. There’s a pinned post from Roseabi for Nov graduates where you leave a message and she waves her magic wand 🏅

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MDaw35Graduate10 in reply to Aspire24

Found it, thank you 👍

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sigasigaGraduate10

Brilliant, well done! Such a great feeling, isn't it!

Well done!!!

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CantstopmenowGraduate10

Congratulations! It's definitely not a "one off". You've smashed 10k. 🎉👏Congratulations on the new arrival too 😊

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Aspire24Graduate10 in reply to Cantstopmenow

Thank you. I’m obviously biased but he is gorgeous 🤗

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Run46Graduate10

Fab, well done Aspire24...what a year you're having 🎉, running 10K and a new Grandson, lucky lady 😊🏃‍♀️👶

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Aspire24Graduate10 in reply to Run46

Feeling good, long may it last as early 50s weren’t so healthy, if only I’d found C25K earlier!

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Run46Graduate10 in reply to Aspire24

Ah piffle, you've found it now and kicked it's a$#@...anyway 50 is the new 40 don't you know! (I'm hoping as I'm 47 that it follows that 40 is the new 30 😉). Happy running 😁

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