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2nd 5K under my belt!
Sazkia16 hours agoPOPULAR
Hello everyone!! :D...
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week 6.... but looks like its all over for me
kazdoc15 hours ago
well folks - i have done W6 runs 1 and 2 - completed each one - back was sore again but after cool down walk i was fine - again...
Ju Ju's runniversary is today!!🍸🍭
ju-ju-2 days agoPOPULAR
4 years ago today I set forth on week 1 run 1 and I can honestly say I have never looked back
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So you wanna throw in a 3 minutes special eh Laura on Week 3 Run 1...I'm typing this in Casualty love!
trafford9915 hours ago
OK I'm not actually in Casualty but for the Love of God woman.... Whhhhhyyyyyy....😁 after doing W2R3 about 5 times now I've moved onto W3R1...
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Lying down in the road! Warning, gruesome photo 😕
JoolieB1a day agoPOPULAR
Went out for a 5k run, in a bit of a rush, squeezing it in after work, before dinner and then out for the evening. Going along nicely and i...
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OMG This forum...
ClaireyP25a day agoPOPULAR
...is amazing. As you know I'm not a forum person however since joining a week ago I feel that you have all made a difference. Many of you h...
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No Winter lasts forever; No Spring skips its turn.
Oldfloss13 hours ago
For davidhwynn ...Like so many of us have done... just stay strong
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Sorry folks! ... went to the gym
davidhwynn17 hours ago
Apologies to everyone - despite all the encouragement from my virtual friends here, I simply couldn't face a run today. So as I also felt I...
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There is a voice that does not use words...Listen.
Oldfloss20 days agoPOPULAR
That voice is in all of us...
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Lost all motivation please help
Sazzlex19 hours ago
Hi, so I have completed week 6 run 1 when I completed week 5 run 3 two weeks ago I came down with a stomach bug and was ill for a week so I ...
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My first Half Marathon.
wanawig2 days agoPOPULAR
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Started today and didn't cheat
Natalia0017 hours ago
Hi everyone. I signed for 5k run in May for charity and I started today with this program. I managed not to cheat, my pace was bad but I am ...
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Yes, Laura ... I'm SCARED!
davidhwynn2 days agoPOPULAR
I'm supposed to be doing W6R3 tomorrow. Stuck in the car for a long time today, I decided to play the podcast for W6R3 to see what Laura ha...
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sophistikitty18 hours ago
Oh, for God's sake. Last summer, when I started Couch to 5K for the first time, plantar fasciitis struck during the first run of Week 3 and ...
Week 1 first run
Amandaruna day ago
Joined today... planning my first (this time around) run tonight. I am curvier than want to be, so hoping to catch the running bug as want t...
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My n-time of first run
IgaT16 hours ago
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Here goes nothin'!! I'm 58 and 40 lbs overweight ...
LaurieRunsNow2 days ago
Hi, everyone! I'm excited to have found this forum. I've been strength training for a little over two years and lost 60 lbs. I still have...
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The Mad March Tea Party Quest week 1 - Feel free to join.
Realfoodieclub10 days agoPOPULAR
Hi and welcome to our new Quest please feel free to join...
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Find running so hard
stacylolajaz143 days ago
Just started running, on week 3. I can't run 5k i run for about 23 mins it nearly kills me everytime, does it get easier
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W2R1 ☑️ But to heel strike or not to heel strike...that is the question!
Feistlet2 days ago
'Graduated' to week 2 today after a restart of week 1 last week. Having had sore thigh bones and knees the last time I did week 1, I had lot...
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A requested poll. Do you clean your running shoes?
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