OMG I have done it. Have graduated from the wonderful programme and I cannot tell you how good it feels. I joined the programme in week four having followed a running programme I found in one of the magazines. Even though I gave up on Laura's podcast after the first run I then downloaded the C25K podcast which is almost the same. I like so many people here was the slow child at PE never interested in any sports, have done yoga on and off ever since I was young that was it. Ever year for the past three years my New Years resolution was to get fit. Last year I managed to get up to running 20 mins on the treadmill I then moved and when I went back to exercise I couldnt even walk for twenty minutes without holding onto the rails. Now I am running for thirty five mins ok I am not running 5k nowhere near but that's alright, that's one of my next goals. One of the reasons I stuck at this programme was the people. I found such inspiration. I delighted every time someone commented on my blog it made me feel part of a huge big community where everyone supports everyone else. My advise to newbies is to blog keep a record of your runs it makes for great reading I also read every post about the run I was about to do it gave me the determination to finish that particular run. Follow the posts of people who are at the same stage as you. I felt as if I knew them all and again I watched with interest their progress and they in turn watched mine. To one and all who ever read a post I made Or commented on it a huge big thank you I wouldn't be here without you. Happy running and bring on the 5k
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