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Just ran my first 10K

magster
magsterGraduate
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What a fantastic experience and I would recommend it to anyone. The going was quite tough for me as I have never run this distance before but the crowds and all the other runners certainly helped to get me round. I ran the last mile with a Crocodile! it was either that or a choice of a banana, spider man or father christmas carrying an ironing board!

My aim was just to get round so I have achieved that - my time 1hr 16minutes. Would I do it again - yes I would but will have to wait for my poor old body to recover. Thank you all for you support and inspirational blogs.

Maggie p.s will be having a glass of champagne later!

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Poppy2010
Poppy2010Graduate

Wow, well done! Think the crocodile was a good choice to run with, the ironing board Santa may have been a health & safety risk if he turned round quickly! ;-)

Great time, something to be proud of! :-)

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magster
magsterGraduate
in reply to Poppy2010

I am still laughting at your comment - thank you :)

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AliB1
AliB1Graduate

Fantastic, well done you :) Great time too for your first 10k. I am hoping to get at time starting with 6 tomorrow for my 10k....fingers crossed! (will be happy with 69 mins 59 secs)

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magster
magsterGraduate
in reply to AliB1

Good luck I hope you achieve your time :) let me know how you get on x Maggie

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morningglory
morninggloryGraduate

Well done and what a great time. Like you when I did my 10k I just want to get round a good time was a bonus.

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magster
magsterGraduate
in reply to morningglory

Thankyou - cant wait for my next one - did I just say that!!!!!

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Phil72
Phil72Graduate

Congratulations what a fantastic achievement :-)

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swanscot
swanscotGraduate

Congratulations, Maggie! Brilliant to complete a 10K race when you haven't gone that far before!

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magster
magsterGraduate

thank you everyone for you lovely comments - it means so much xx

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