Did it!

Woke up at 0530 and even though my brain was telling me to go and do my last run (W9R3) my body was telling me to stay in bed! Gave myself a mental ticking off, dragged myself downstairs, got kitted up and opened the door to.....heavy, miserable drizzlely type rain! Thought about wimping out and going back to bed but made it through the door. Did my warm up walk and then started my run. Rain was horrible but kept going. Legs and breathing fine and have to say really enjoyed it. Did a slightly diferent route at the end and did 5.25k in just over 30 mins. That's it!! A huge thank you to Laura and to all of you....I haven't written a lot of posts and I have replied to even fewer but my work days for the past 9 weeks have started with a brew and 20 mins reading through as many of your posts as I could get through. Your stories have made me laugh, upset me, inspired me, have given me ideas and have made me realise that I wasn't alone in this whole project. To all you graduates out there - well done. To all of you you on the programme - keep going, you will make it. To all you thinking of starting - go for it. Happy running!

11 Replies

  • Well done it's fantastic that you found the motivation at 5.30am especially as it was raining!! It's a brilliant feeling and you'll soon have your graduation badge next to your name. As you say, happy running :)

  • Really well done on the big effort this morning and big congratulations on graduating:-)

  • Huge congratulations and RESPECT for pushing yourself through the door this morning. Happy running

  • Smashing post, well done you. Don't forget to ask for your Graduate badge too you deserve it. :) - (right hand side under Pinned posts)

  • Well done and congratulations on completing. I did week9 run1 this morning in the rain. Not running quite asfar as you though yet but ppositive thinking xx

  • Congratulations and well done. Fantastic time. I have yet to reach the elusive 5k. Looking forward to seeing your badge. Happy running.

  • Well done , bet it's a great feeling ! Can't wait to graduate .

  • Well done!!

  • Congratulations, especially impressed so the early morning talking to yourself. Great distance too. Happy running.

  • We'll done - you certainly did do it! And at 5:30am - I'd struggle with that! :-)

  • Congratulations on your achievement!

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