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Slow but steady - first 10 miles

Cantstopmenow
CantstopmenowGraduate10
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There's been do much going on this week that I completely forgot to do my mid-week run πŸ™ƒ. So, as runs this weekend count to VRWC, I thought I'd try for 10 miles. Easier said than done, "it's too far, you'll never do it" said the gremlins. Undaunted, I decided to think of it as a gentle 2 hour dog walk, (without the dog and at a jogging pace). Armed with kendal mint cake and water I set off along quiet country lanes, protected from the wind by high hedges. It was great to be out in the fresh air, in the sunshine and running on dry quiet roads. I started to tire around 12k but slowed down and concentrated on the views. Before I knew it 2 hours and over 10.5 miles (17k) had passed and I was safely home to a welcoming hubby, croissant, coffee and a very waggy tail. I'm sooo happy to be part of this inspiring supportive community x 😁😊🌈

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Irishprincess
IrishprincessGraduate10

Congratulations and well done to you! That’s brilliant πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ™‚ Such a special milestone...... well 10 of them πŸ˜‚

You should get your badge, you’ve earned it.

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Cantstopmenow
CantstopmenowGraduate10 in reply to Irishprincess

Thank you. I'll have to go and ask for it. Enjoy your lunch!

Stephen_UK
Stephen_UKGraduate10

Fantastic work! And a beautiful picture, too. You should be very proud of that run. And the croissant and coffee sound like a very good idea...

Cantstopmenow
CantstopmenowGraduate10 in reply to Stephen_UK

Thank you. Much much slower than you - but I did it

Stephen_UK
Stephen_UKGraduate10 in reply to Cantstopmenow

It’s not a race (I hope!). You did brilliantly.

Imc50
Imc50Graduate10

Totally brilliant enjoy that croissant πŸ‘

Cantstopmenow
CantstopmenowGraduate10 in reply to Imc50

Thank you. It was very tasty and disappeared too quickly!

What a truly astonishing achievement. Well done. 10 miles is huge. I always think when you drive that far that it's almost unbelievable to think you can run it too. Have a well deserved rest!

Cantstopmenow
CantstopmenowGraduate10 in reply to GTFC

That's it exactly - You've hit the nail on the head!

AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate10

Good run for you today Canstopmenow, I ran a 5K yesterday and walked 12K this morning, the strange thing is that I saw 11 running, only one man, the other ten were ladies, what is going on, even yesterday on my run, the other runners were mostly women as well.

Cantstopmenow
CantstopmenowGraduate10 in reply to AlMorr

Thank you. Keep representing the men AlMorr. 😊

AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate10 in reply to Cantstopmenow

πŸ‘

ForbiddenPlanet
ForbiddenPlanetGraduate10

Very well done. Super way to celebrate a sunny Sunday! πŸ‘

Cantstopmenow
CantstopmenowGraduate10 in reply to ForbiddenPlanet

Thank you. It feels like a celebration 😊

Grannyhugs
GrannyhugsGraduate10

Fantastic effort, and great boost to team HU. Happy running πŸ€—

Cantstopmenow
CantstopmenowGraduate10 in reply to Grannyhugs

Thank you. You too πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

BaddieThePirate
BaddieThePirateGraduate10

Well done! Doesn't that first 10 miler feel good?! (I've never done another). You are doing so well πŸ’₯πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ’₯

Cantstopmenow
CantstopmenowGraduate10 in reply to BaddieThePirate

Thank you Baddie. I'd like to think I'd do another one, but not next week! hope all's well with you 😊

JonathanP
JonathanPGraduate10

Fantastic CSMN! Congratulations on your first 10 miles!πŸ‘πŸŽ‰πŸ˜€

Cantstopmenow
CantstopmenowGraduate10 in reply to JonathanP

Thank you JonathanP 😊

Hidden
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Congratulations on great achievement!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ Beautiful pictures too! .

Then coffee and croissants .......stupendous!πŸ€—πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

Cantstopmenow
CantstopmenowGraduate10 in reply to Hidden

Thank you Myfi. 😊

linda9389
linda9389Moderator

Fabulous run CSMN! What a beautiful day for a long run anyway, but an achievement like that makes it all the more wonderful. Congratulations on your first 10 miles, hope you enjoy many more 😊

Cantstopmenow
CantstopmenowGraduate10

Thanks Linda9389 and thanks for all your encouragement. Let's hope we can all continue to enjoy our solitary runs 😊

Run46
Run46Graduate10

Whoop whoop CSMN, well done on 10 miles, fantastic job πŸ‘πŸŽ‰

I love you trying to trick your brain into thinking it was a gentle dog walk πŸ˜‚

Cantstopmenow
CantstopmenowGraduate10 in reply to Run46

Thank you Run46. It seemed to work and I enjoyed it. πŸ˜‚ how are you? Hope all's well and you are enjoying your runs πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸŒˆ

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