Wk9R2 - I nailed it for all my running buddies! - Couch to 5K

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Wk9R2 - I nailed it for all my running buddies!

milan5881
milan5881Graduate

After such great postings on my last run, i took ALL of your advice and got this run done. I did slow down between 10 - 20 minute mark and then increased speed again for the last ten minutes. I didn't panic about finishing and really tried to relax a bit more. What would i do without all my running buddies advice. Well chuffed, it might be Saturday and im at work but im smiling.;-)

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Net68
Net68Graduate

Well done! Almost there :) keep smiling. The fact you slowed down doesn't matter but the fact you didn't panic and finished does :) well done :)

milan5881
milan5881Graduate
in reply to Net68

Thanks for your posting. I thought there is no point panicking, that's why I thought if I slow down in the middle part perhaps I will be able to finish!

JayBeeToo
JayBeeTooGraduate

Fantastic - one to go!

:-)

milan5881
milan5881Graduate
in reply to JayBeeToo

Hi JayBeeToo! R u still 1 run behind me? Can't believe that next time I go out will be the last of the program. Let me know where you are upto, chuffed to think I've got this far.

JayBeeToo
JayBeeTooGraduate
in reply to milan5881

Yep, still one run behind you. Hoping to do run 2 tomorrow.

I still find it amazing to look back and remember how I was on week one. I can't quite believe I've come this far.

Good luck for your last run - enjoy it.

JayBeeToo
JayBeeTooGraduate
in reply to milan5881

I've now done the same number of runs as you.... one to go!

See you at the finish line.

:-)

milan5881
milan5881Graduate
in reply to JayBeeToo

Well done on R2, I wonder if I will be at the finish line b4 u? Doing my last run tomorrow at some point, see you at the finish line, I will be waiting B-)

Missfit_59
Missfit_59Graduate

Brilliant, graduation is close by :)

milan5881
milan5881Graduate
in reply to Missfit_59

Thank you. I'm as close as I will ever be. Really surprised myself on this program.

Excellent result. The e MDMA is on sight...

milan5881
milan5881Graduate
in reply to agedsnailspace

Cheers, it's so close I will hopefully be able to complete this on Monday.

mossy1
mossy1Graduate

Congratulations - Net68 is right - you finished and that is what counts. Don't worry too much about pace - if you are chuffed and smiling that is what is important. Enjoy your rest day then on to graduation

milan5881
milan5881Graduate
in reply to mossy1

Thanks Mossy1, I covered about 2.6 miles this morning which is not where I want to be but instead of beating myself up about it I've decided my next goal is to improve my pace. Here's hoping!

mossy1
mossy1Graduate
in reply to milan5881

2.6 is really good - once you graduate you can set your own pace and that's when you will be able to stretch the distance - I am happy running between 2 and 3 miles just to keep fit. You make it your own. Well done

misswobble
misswobbleGraduate

Exciting times! Good luck with your final run. You'll be fine. Enjoy it!

milan5881
milan5881Graduate
in reply to misswobble

Thanks for your kind words, can't believe I'm so close. You have all been really supportive which has been brilliant. Thanks everyone.

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