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๐ŸŽถ What a Difference a K Makes ๐ŸŽถ

Couchphoenix
CouchphoenixGraduate10
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Went out at 6am this morning, it was 19 degrees even then! decided to start increasing my distance so thought Iโ€™d try a Nike Run Club 6k Run. Coach Bennett was the man to help me through it and I must be honest it was ok, completed it in 42:01, so Mo Farrah doesnโ€™t need to start worrying.....yet ๐Ÿ˜œ. I actually found the run quite enjoyable and itโ€™s nice to have the encouragement of a coach again. I love the fact that they regularly check in with you and also let you know how many metres you have left at the end, so you can finish with a burst of energy which is nice if any of the neighbours catch sight of you๐Ÿ˜‚.

Well I can now officially say Iโ€™ve gone from Couch to 6k ๐Ÿ‘

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Buddy34
Buddy34Graduate10

Congratulations on your 6k and what is really great is you say you enjoyed it ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Couchphoenix
CouchphoenixGraduate10 in reply to Buddy34

Thanks Buddy34, I did enjoy it, and better still my legs arenโ€™t aching. Iโ€™m in work now having a well earned rest ๐Ÿ˜œ

Tinytears60
Tinytears60Graduate10

Love it BB (New improved title) - well done!

BUT you know competitive Annie (TTโ€™s alter ego) is right on your tail but I liken it to your comment on Mo Farah - you donโ€™t need to worry just yet ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ

Definitely having a go of that...(please forgive me Michael ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป )

I told you - I am a child that needs their hand holding! ... so I may just borrow Coach Bennett ๐Ÿ˜€

I feel an ice cold ๐ŸงŠ ๐Ÿฅถ ๐Ÿบ for you as a deserved reward for this mornings run! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Couchphoenix
CouchphoenixGraduate10 in reply to Tinytears60

You can borrow him TT60 I wonโ€™t tell Michael donโ€™t worry, ๐Ÿ˜‰ Coach Bennett will hold your hand ๐Ÿ– Iโ€™m having that cold beer now ๐Ÿบ and its hitting the spot ๐Ÿ˜Š

Grannyhugs
GrannyhugsGraduate10

Fantastic effort, glad youโ€™ve found a coach that suits you. I like 7min km speed for increasing distance- good choice๐Ÿคฃ happy running ๐Ÿค—

Couchphoenix
CouchphoenixGraduate10 in reply to Grannyhugs

Thanks Grannyhugs Iโ€™m sticking with 6k for a while now to get used to it, I was conscious of not going to quick so I didnโ€™t burn myself out to early.....I was pleased I finished with a sprint at the end though ๐Ÿ˜€

Couchphoenix
CouchphoenixGraduate10

I hate to break this to you but Michael is seeing other people......thousands of them ๐Ÿ˜œ

Ice cold beer ๐Ÿบ sounds great ๐Ÿ‘

Tinytears60
Tinytears60Graduate10 in reply to Couchphoenix

Nooooo!

Cruel BB - how could he!

My world is shattered ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿคฃ

I might let you have 2 ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿบ as youโ€™ve earned them ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Nice work!!โญ

Couchphoenix
CouchphoenixGraduate10 in reply to JoggingT

Thank you ๐Ÿ™

MartinKH
MartinKHGraduate10

Sounds like a great run. Good plan not to set off too quickly ( often my downfall) and also that you had a strong finish ๐Ÿ‘

Couchphoenix
CouchphoenixGraduate10 in reply to MartinKH

Yeah thought Iโ€™d be sensible....it picks you up when you finish strong at the end, Iโ€™ll stick to 6k for a while now then onto 7 ๐Ÿ˜ฌ ๐Ÿ‘

AlysP
AlysPGraduate10

Yay!!!! Well done!!! Coach Bennett has accompanied me on every โ€˜long runโ€™- and always manages to make me smile! I even talk out loud to him when he asks how I am feeling ๐Ÿ˜‚. Really glad you like him!!

Couchphoenix
CouchphoenixGraduate10 in reply to AlysP

Thank you AlysP, Yeah heโ€™s upbeat and encouraging which keeps you feeling positive throughout the run, Iโ€™m definitely using that App to help me gradually increase my distance ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Allie22
Allie22Graduate10

I love coach Bennett! He is my favourite! I run all my runs with him, and know his jokes by heart now :)

Couchphoenix
CouchphoenixGraduate10 in reply to Allie22

Yeah heโ€™s really good. As I intend to repeat these runs Iโ€™ll know all his jokes too soon ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜

Hi ,

Sounds encouraging.

Iโ€™ve not heard of Nike Running Club 6K .

I too went out at 6 and yes, it was already 20 here. I have been out three times a week mixing it up 6K,5K & 7K. It all depends on my energy around 5, unfortunately for me being an old boiler , I struggle running ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธin the heat .

So your NRC6K sound motivating , Iโ€™ll give it a go as the temp drops . Thanks for your post ๐Ÿพ

Couchphoenix
CouchphoenixGraduate10 in reply to Bracken2018

Thanks Bracken2018, your welcome....well done on completing 5, 6 and 7k, hardly an old boiler ! Youโ€™re doing great. The NRC app is really good and itโ€™s a freebie too. If you give it a go when itโ€™s cooler Iโ€™d be interested to see what you think of it ๐Ÿ‘

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