My hubby was eager to go on a parkrun yesterday but with it being my rest day I really wasn't overly bothered about doing one. He is quite persistent and although I had said that I would go with him for motivational support I did tell him that I wouldn't be running with him. But, he convinced me to wear my running kit just in case I changed my mind, which I inevitably did.
It was muddy, wet and thoroughly enjoyable and because I wasn't suppose to run I took a comfortable pace round and came in 147th at 33:51.
I didn't plan to run so didn't count it as wk9r2. Today I headed out for r2 with my hubby and the kids in tow on their scooters but they ended up abandoning me half way through due to a scooter issue and I was happy to run the the last half on my own enjoying the crisp sunny winters day we are having.
I ran 5k in 31:42 which given the scooter incident was a very good time for me especially as I ran yesterday too. As I rounded the finishing corner my hubby and kids were there cheering me and the kids had made a little banner saying my mum's a runner! Which took me totally by surprise!
My hubby counted yesterday as run 2 so today was my graduation run! He said that having run with me over the last 6 weeks he is so proud of me and wanted to share the graduation celebration with me but would have missed it if I hasn't run yesterday.
As you might be able to tell from this post, I am in shock! Have I just graduated? I feel very proud of my family for the support they have shown me. My hubby even brought a cake for me to enjoy. I wasn't expecting it, but after 7 weeks and 1 day of running every other day I have gone from not being able to run for a minute without feeling total exhausted, nauseous, and anxious to running 30-35 minutes and what's more, enjoying every minute of it!
Omg!! I have just graduated!!