Woohoo! I ran for 20 minutes!

Wow! Never thought I'd get to this point, so chuffed with myself, I know I haven't graduated but this was such a big step, from finding a couple of minutes running hard a few weeks ago, to running 20, so exciting!

Changed my route so I'm only running on main drags now and today I ran past (they were running the opposite way!) a group of about 15 runners of mixed fitness, it was great to see and I felt like I was part of something. The last few minutes of the run were tough, I was hoping Laura would cut in and tell me that i'd finished but when she finally did I actually felt good. And isn't it funny how you forget how hard it is on your walk home?!

So, over halfway through now and as per usual... Here's to the next run and not giving up!


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8 Replies

  • Well done! 20 mins is a real milestone, not far to go now to 30 mins! It's good to remember how far you've come, good luck with the rest of the runs, relax and enjoy them.

  • After the euphoria of this morning, I'm now panicking a little about longer runs...! Thanks for the encouragement!

  • Well done! I'm only on Week Two and can't yet believe I will be able to run 20 minutes in a few weeks time. Good luck for the next few weeks.

  • Thanks!

  • Congratulations on such an achievement. Your a proper runner. Roll on 30 minutes. My turn for 20 minutes tonight. We can do it :-)

  • Hope it went well. :)

  • Hey, you did it !! well done, thats brilliant. :-)

    Hope the weather was ok for you in the end. Dont panic about the longer runs, im sure they'll be fine, good luck for your next one :-) you can do it x

  • Well done! You've proven you can do it now. You've got three full weeks to go from 20 to 30 minutes, and that can't possibly be harder than going from 1 to 20 minutes in five weeks, can it? Congratulations.

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