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Couch to 5k completed tonight!

Flamingo1
Flamingo1Graduate
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I never imagined that having struggled to run for 60 seconds 9 weeks ago that I was able to complete tonight running for 30 mins doing 3.5 miles. I am aged 55 and sit at my computer a lot at work so was relatively unfit, now I am much fitter and sometimes even enjoy my run. Brilliant set of pod casts, now considering doing a 10K in May, thank you.

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Snats
SnatsGraduate

Well done and goid luck with your 10k in may. Im doing a 10k in april. All the best with your running x

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Oldgirl
OldgirlGraduate

Congratulations, job well done :)

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misswobble
misswobbleGraduate

Well done! Congrats on graduating

There are three more Laura podcasts which follow on from Couch. They are called Stepping Stones, STamina and Speed and they can be downloaded from this site, as can the Sami Murphy Bridge to 10 k programme

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BarryP

I have just started couch25k week 1 but your post has given me hope!

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JHarveyL
JHarveyLGraduate

Well done! I know that feeling. I'm a similar age a sit at a computer or in the car a lot, and I'm amazed at what I've achieved. I'm on week 8, so just a bit behind you, but I'm so close to 30mins and 5k. Might not get both next week, but I'm not far away.

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lizziebeth57
lizziebeth57Graduate

Well done, it's a fantastic feeling. 10k sounds like a great goal...same as mine :)

Age is no barrier to running...go you !

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Tinyrun
TinyrunGraduate

Congratulations. Enjoy your graduation badge.

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Hidden
HiddenGraduate

Hi well done, there's no stopping you now. you're a proper runner. Enjoy your running.

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LSBeech75
LSBeech75Graduate

Hurray!!! Congratulations - good luck with your future running plans

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DelilahDogstar

Hooray!! Well done you. Inspiring for the rest of us :)

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Zizzy
ZizzyGraduate

Woohoo! Congratulations!

Go for it with the 10k and good luck x

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Windswept1
Windswept1Graduate

Well done - its amazing isn't it.

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no-excuse
no-excuseGraduate

That's fantastic! Enjoy your running and good luck for your 10k x

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Flamingo1
Flamingo1Graduate

Thank you everyone for the congratulations they made my evening!

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Tinyrun
TinyrunGraduate

Onwards and upwards Flamingo1.

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