Hurrah for me!!!! I finished by Couch to 5k training yesterday with my third run in the series. I did a MapMyRun to check my distance and

found that in 30 minutes I wasn't reaching the 5k mark. It took me 39 minutes to make it to 5k and I had enough stamina to make it. I am now going to work on picking up my speed to get to 5k in 30 minutes. To list some of the amazing benefits of finishing: 1. As a 48 year old, i don't feel like i'm on the scrap heap just yet - 2. 17 lbs lost - 3. met some nice people along the way in my quest for running shoes, advice on clothing etc, injury dramas - 4. This Forum is wonderful. Thank you everyone for your wonderful support. You are all amazing!!! love Dog Trotter!


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12 Replies

  • Congratulations Dog Trotter, what a great achievement. Well done you. Now get that coveted shiny Graduate badge. xx

  • Congratulations! I bet you feel amazing.

  • Well done! Also well done on losing weight.

  • Well done and congratulations on graduating. Look forward to seeing the badge next to your name. You've done the work - you've earned the reward. Good luck with your post graduate running and best wishes.

  • Congratulations and a massive well done :)

  • Fantastic, well done! You are right, there are so many positive benefits. Enjoy your running x

  • Well done. Us 40 something's aren't on the scrap heap yet. I think I'm just thrown outside waiting for the bin lorry ;)

  • Your message made me laugh!

  • Well done on your graduation. Long may you run!!

  • Well done and congratulations!! The new you has only just started! Enjoy the journey, it will be a fabulous one! :)

  • WTG, fantastic run. Congratulations. I've knocked about 5 minutes off my 5k time. I graduated about 6 weeks ago.

  • Hello there! Thanks so much for your lovely reply.

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