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Couch to 5K is a nine-week running plan for complete beginners, delivered through a series of...Read more
Hello.... waves from the sidelines 👋👋👋👋 I have missed you all so much.
Realfoodieclub2 days agoPOPULAR
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Couch to 5K has been designed to get you off the couch and running 5km in just 9 weeks
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Right.....being 'new'ish to this running......
Chrysanthemuma day ago
Could you please explain to me the difference in running on the roads and pavements to running as Oldfloss is doing please? I've read Oldflo...
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Running in my 70s
groga day ago
Hi, I like to take part in our local 5k Parkrun each Saturday and aim to improve my times. However, although I am 71, and pretty fit from cy...
First post: anyone else going through contortions to avoid the neighbours?
OgdenCoucha day agoPOPULAR
It's been so great (and encouraging) to read everyone's posts each day that, now I'm on W5R1 (done this morning), I thought it high time I s...
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I did it !!!! Week 5 done
Natalia00a day ago
I did it. Just finished week 5 I am so happy that I want to cry. Never in my life have I thought I will run for 20 min and I will like it...
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Lady hoodoo / Misery loves company
IgaT2 days agoPOPULAR
I am sorry. My next post was supposed to be optimistic and joyful. I wanted it to be heart-lifting and motivational...
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The Couch to 5K plan is available as a podcast and app (Apple and Google Play)
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Pains in the legs
Janeofash2 days ago
I've just completed run 2 in week 4, running for 4 minutes, walking for 1 minute x 4. I struggle every week due to painful thigh muscles whi...
1st post, wk3, running from scary beasts
Mrs_Exelbya day ago
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The best thing about memories…? Making new ones.
Oldfloss17 days agoPOPULAR
The view in this photograph has not changed in nearly 53 years...
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Oldfloss3 days agoPOPULAR
I must go down to the fields again, to the trails so rough and wild...
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Still on the injury couch.....
Lorna9339a day ago
My own fault really- I ran on Sunday when I probably shouldn't have, in a 5k. Calf went only 1k into race. Anyway I went to the physio yeste...
Thought C25K running might be just a "Flash in the Pan". But no I've just become FLASH ! (Sorry more of a Tortoise Versus Hare Story).
joepublica day ago
Not done an individual post for a while but been reporting on the pinned posts(See Mad March Hare week 6) where regulars report on their min...
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Taking a little break, hopefully I won't be out of action for too long.
Realfoodieclub24 days agoPOPULAR
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peggy5921 hours ago
Hi everyone. Firstly could I just ask everyone to join with me tonight in remembering in our thoughts and prayers everyone who was caught up...
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A series of unfortunate events
Maddee_6333a day ago
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Hidden5 days agoPOPULAR
Hi guys I absolutely loved my 1st 2 weeks of couch to 5k but can not get into the rhythm properly. After a discussion with my brother I have...
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W9R3 - just the beginning!
ANewMe201721 days agoPOPULAR
Woke at 5ish this morning, and immediately thought ‘today is the day I graduate and become ‘a graduate’’! That’s a pretty damn awesome thin...
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New shoes and first Parkrun
Anniemurph13 days agoPOPULAR
Yesterday I trekked over to Nottingham, to the running shop where I bought my very first pair of proper running shoes nearly 5 years ago, to...
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Fitbit is so sweet
Lauracorina day ago
It thought I ran 2.25 miles in 25 minutes yesterday (W7R2). Its assumptions on stride length are a bit off for me for running (although acc...
Weekly chat 13th to the 19th March 🏃🏃🏃
ju-ju-11 days agoPOPULAR
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A requested poll. Do you clean your running shoes?
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