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Week 8 Run 1

I had to really drag my bum outta bed & force on the trainers this morning... But I did it!!! I'm as amazed now as I was after W1R1... I covered 4K so probs still a little slow but taking the expert advice from here & concentrating on running for the length of time & not the distance. Feeling like I've made lots of friends albeit virtual & wishing them all a great next run xx

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Hey, well done!! I dream of doing 4k. Have a great weekend basking in the warm glow of success xx

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Awwwww thank you xxxx even the predicted pants weather won't dampen my mood today xxx

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Well done JustLisa we're nearly there ! Good Luck with the rest of week 8 :)

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Thank you running mummy xxx

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Well done. It sounds as if you're doing really well!

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I am so pleased with what I've achieved so far!!! I have never ran.... Even at school I cheated at cross country lol

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Well done!!!!, I was due to do this one on Thursday but have not as yet. My back and knee have been a bit sore so was having a few extra rest days. Only 5 more runs for you!!!!!!

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Oh Laurae I hope your back & knee behave!! I must admit my hips are really aching now so will have a rest day & maybe give it another if they still feel bad on Monday xx

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Thanks Lisa( me too )XX

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Well done on the first run of W8. You are on countdown now to graduation - only 5 runs left. Wisely, you are not worrying about speed and distance - this can come later as your focus now must be on graduation and you don't want to put that, or yourself, at risk now. Good luck with the next run and my very best wishes.

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Thank you Fitmo!!! Almost there!!!

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Hi JustLisa! You and I are on the same schedule, remember? I did my W8R1 today too. Mine is along the beach in California where I live. It was beautiful today and I was pleased that I completed the run. My new running outfit helped I'm sure. I haven't figured out how far I actually run, but I don't think I'm breaking any records!

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vjscadence well done!!!!!! OMG how fantastic running on the beach... So jealous!!!! Enjoy run 2 .... We are almost there .... Can you believe how far we've come!!!

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JustLisa, it is amazing, isn't it. I look forward to my runs, I enjoy them, and I love how I feel afterwards. I don't have the extreme stories some folk do on here as I've always been reasonably active, but I never imagined I'd enjoy running like this let alone make it to 28 mins!

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