Week 9 Run 3

Well, I nearly turned back in the first minute of warm up, as it was chucking it down as I left the gym. However I thought What the heck, the rain will keep me cool and I'm usually soaked at the end anyhow! Determined to work hard as it had been 4 days since run 2 and I was wondering whether it was too long a gap, but thought I would see how it went. Got into my stride about 15 minutes in and thinking about how great I would feel when I'd finished kept me going. As I'm a bit of a plodder, I kept jogging through the cool down doing another lap of the park. I ran for 41 minutes in total and achieved 4k. I easily did 5k with the warm up and cool down so am well chuffed!

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  • Great news and well done for keeping going and finishing the programme. Hoping you feel fantastic after this achievement !

  • Congratulations!

  • Congratulations!

  • Well done on your graduation - you've earned your success. Don't forget to ask for your badge - you deserve it. Good luck with your post graduate running and best wishes.

  • That's fantastic, well done you! Enjoy your running x

  • Good for you. Well done! This running in the rain is not all bad. It cools your overheated body down quite nicely.

    Your badge looks fabulous!

  • Congratulations! Bet you feel wonderful.

  • Not too bad, although when Laura said I would be running for 5 minutes I did have a little panic attack.

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