YAY! Finally got there!

Completed the final run of week 9! I'm still in shock and can't believe I've finally got there. Somewhere in the middle of this 9 week course I was starting to think that it was made for elderly's or women that had put on a bit of baby fat after a pregnancy. But it's really not!!! I cannot praise this course enough. I started week 1 weighing 151 kg (Yes I'm ashamed to say) and at week nine. I'm now 142 kg. I haven't really noticed the weight coming off, but the difference to my fitness levels is immense. This is something that I'm definitely going to carry on. I can't believe the difference it has made to my lifestyle. When I started, I was having flashbacks from cross country running at school, which was the last time I had run and was never pleasant. But as the weeks went by with Laura motivating me on, I realised around week 7 mark that I had achieved loads and that it was definitely do-able.

I've recommended C25K to literally everyone I know. And for anybody thinking that they're never going to get there or on the brink of giving up, all I can say is, it really does work and don't give up. If I can do it, so can you! - yes I also realise that sounds really cheesy, but it's true. lol!

Skip

Featured Content

Join the NHS Couch to 5K community

Couch to 5K has been designed to get you off the couch and running 5km in just 9 weeks

Start today!

Featured by HealthUnlocked

11 Replies

oldestnewest
  • Congratulations. Fantastic feeling isn't it. I completed mine on Friday. Just been out for a run without Laura but music from rock my run. Felt great. What a great achievement x well done

  • Well done, cant wait for it to be me !

  • Congratulations. Cheesy is fine. :) Great achievement. It's a fab feeling to find something you enjoy doing AND is good for your physical and mental health! Happy running!

  • Congrats!!!! Like chappamadog I graduated on Friday and I'm working on a song list to help me now Laura has gone. I feel the exact way you do and have been waxing lyrical about the programme to everyone. It is an amazing programme and as you said really does work.

  • congratulations that is a fantastic achievement....I hope you continue to enjoy it, well done :)

  • Congratulations. I hope you feel proud of your achievement. Enjoy your post grad running!

  • Congratulations! Looks like lots of us graduated this weekend!

  • Bravo, fellow runner. Welcome to the graduate club.

  • Well done: enjoy the smug glow (I'm enjoying mine!)

  • Congratulations! Hope I will say the same in 4 weeks :)

  • Fabulous! Enjoy your running, you are a great advert for the programme.

You may also like...