I did it! I never thought I could!

Know I've been quiet for a few weeks, my net was down. BUT...I did it! Finished week 9!

I don't think I'll ever grow to love running - but maybe I hate it a little less than I did. I will keep it up but drop the time down a little...from week 7 onwards I got excruciating pains in my hips :(

Pleased it's over - but got a proper sense of achievement :)



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  • Well done! I think it's an even bigger achievement when it's not really been your thing, so you should be proud that you've stuck with it.

    As far as your aches and pains are concerned, have you been for gait analysis?

  • I haven't been for gait analysis but as you can see from my picture (armour notwithstanding) I am considerably overweight so thought that was probably the issue.

    HBS x

  • Congratulations!!! Looks like we both graduated on the same day - good feeling. I reckon if you keep going out and doing it, even if you need to cut the time back a bit, you'll still get the benefits. Listen to your body though and as Hennith said, gait analysis could be a good thing to check out. Still well done!!

  • Congratuations! Well done for sticking at it! I can relate to the 'not loving' it. I'm still hoping I will! :-)

  • Congratulations on graduating, would agree about the gait analysis could make all the difference.

  • Congratulations , another one here that doesn't love it , but it must have something going for us to have stuck it this long ,

  • Congratulations on fortitude and sticking power. I started running in June and have great admiration for those of you who started much later and stuck with C25k well into the cold and dark that surrounds us now. I loved running within a few weeks and I am sure that running in the good weather makes such a lot of difference. Only three weeks and the days start lengthening and the joys of summer running beckon.

  • I can't say that when I'm running I think "oh I never want this run to end" but I love the feeling it gives me when I'm done & I can't wait to get out there again once I've finished. Oh & I'm such a grouch when I can't get out there. Well done on graduating. Hope that one day you'll get to enjoy it.

  • Woohoo! Congratulations on your graduation :)

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