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The goose is getting fit xmas quest week 1 🎄🎄🎄🕊- feel free to join.
ju-ju-17 days agoPOPULAR
Welcome to the Xmas quest...
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Christmas Parkrun anyone?
Jacs-W18 days agoPOPULAR
Morning all. I have been reading other posts this morning regarding taking the step to completing a first Parkrun. I know many graduates o...
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Runon3 days agoPOPULAR
Third time lucky...
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I Did It !!!
Razouski2 days agoPOPULAR
Nearly 12 months ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer and 11 months ago had a mastectomy. Getting in touch with my mortality was a bit of ...
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Week9 Run 3 c25k completed!!!
debze7 days agoPOPULAR
I'm absolutely over the moon to say I have completed the last run of week 9 and c25k! I went out tonight at 3:45 drove to the usual spot an...
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W9R3 + C25K completed!
Lee33712 days agoPOPULAR
Yes, I did it! I actually managed to find the time this afternoon to get out on my final run of the C25K plan and (despite those doubts) ...
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Running with extra weight...
RuNananana3 days agoPOPULAR
Okay - fair warning: Frankness to Follow...
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I've finally done what it says on the tin ☺️
Jingle_berry25 days agoPOPULAR
Good morning all. I have been a graduate of C25k for 2 months now. I've struggled with maintaining my 3x a week running schedule and with th...
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RuNananana21 hours ago
I've done a search on the Couch to 5k forum here, but all posts about trackers are at least a year old if not older... Things change so quic...
Winter running - help!
Simonc25k2 days ago
I've been succesfully running regular 5ks since October, approximately 3 times per week including a weekend Parkrun; however, last night I e...
The Call of the Wild… or… The Snail has her head out of the shell..
Oldfloss9 days agoPOPULAR
I am being sensible. I really am. Three weeks on from my fall… the incident of the broken ribs... I could not contain myself any longer. My ...
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Gump73a day ago
Well I did it - week 9, run 3 this afternoon and the Scottish weather felt almost tropical - 12°c albeit dismally grey. By the 20min mark it...
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The goose is getting fit xmas quest week 2 🎄🎄🎄🕊- feel free to join
ju-ju-10 days agoPOPULAR
Welcome to week 2 of the Xmas quest...
Lingering on weeks
dfclondon10a day ago
Following Laura's/NHS advice, I try to complete every run on each week before I move on to the next week. As a result, I've been stuck in we...
'Go girl... respect' - when a run goes well ❤️
ju-ju-12 days agoPOPULAR
I had one of those runs where amazingly everything was great... a bit like driving and all the lights are green...
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Very down - but not out!
davidhwynna day ago
Procrastinated for hours, finding every stupid reason not to do W2R2 today. Being honest, I was dreading it! Finally got moving despite mys...
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Cuig19752 days ago
Hi all, I ran 5k Friday , walked 5k Saturday as I volunteered at parkrun and was tail walker. I did 5 k on Sunday , I went out this evening ...
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AncientMum6 days agoPOPULAR
Very excited. Just got an email through from Wings For Life, the race and I are running in Cambridge next year. Have been wanting to do th...
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62 year old fatty has made ... can't stop smiling 😃😃😃😃😃😃😃❄️
Pug1a month agoPOPULAR
Made it! So chuffed. Graduated today with my first ever park run. 45 mins... a slow jog ... but I didn't walk and that was my aim . If I can...
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… And now for something completely different
Oldfloss23 days agoPOPULAR
Well as many of you wonderful folk know, silly old me fell… popped a couple of ribs, tore intercostal muscles and generally shook myself up....
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2nd poll this has not been my finest moment. How old were you when you grauated
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