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Bye bye week 5

Well, I did it! W5R3, the 20 minutes... wasn't as hard as I expected, but still not easy! I'm running about 8.30 mins per KM, happy with that as it's pretty hilly around here. Pleased with myself, I woke up coughing a bit with a runny nose, think I might be starting a cold... if so I'll have a few days off, but just wanted to get this run out of the way! And I've done it!

Looking forward to week 6...

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Congratulations Curlygurl. Run 3 seems to be the hump for most people in the programme. A great achievement to have got it out of the way and look forward to week 6 once you're better. Who'd have thought 5 weeks ago you would be running solidly for 20 minutes. I think the remaining weeks to graduation will fly by.

Good luck and let us know how you're getting on


Hi Curlygirl. Sorry to hear you are under the weather but well done on completing week five. More than half way through the programme now - well done. Take care and don't rush it if you aren't feeling well - good luck for week 6


Good stuff Curly! You should be well pleased with that. If you get a cold you might need a few days off as running with a hankie to stop and blow your nose every few minutes is a right faff. You might not feel well enough anyway. It might be just a bit of summer hay fever mind you. I was coughing and spluttering yesterday when I was mowing. I couldn't stop sneezing and I don't suffer from hayfever but something was getting to me

Happy running!


Well done Curlygurly!!!! Do you know something? I found the first 60 second runs just as difficult! I think as your body adapts you can do more and more.


GGr, my phone has died, how am I going to listen to Laura now?


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