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Christ I survived Week 1 Run 1

Just found parts of my body I didn't know could hurt but they did. Over the moon I didn't stop ( I know it's only a minute ) face like a beetroot, heavy legs & weirdly looking forward to Wednesday

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Fantastic, well done! I'm just in from my fourth Week 1 run as I didn't feel ready to make the step up to Week 2, but going to try it on Wednesday.

It might be only a minute of running at a time, but I found it tough. Recognise the beetroot face and heavy legs "symptoms"!

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I was polite to the lovely Laura , but wasn't too nice to my stairs when I got in! I swear there's more here than when Ieft ! Lol onwards we go to Wednesday

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Fantastic, well done! Things will get better & better. Take things steady, there are so many positive benefits to be had. Enjoy! x :-)

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Thankuuuuuu x

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Well done, when i first started i didn't know a minute lasted so long. Well done for getting started, you will enjoy the programme (maybe not 100% of the time) but you will feel great and the nine weeks will fly by!! Good luck for the rest of your runs!

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Thanku!! Gonna go for morning runs instead of after work I think from now on

Wes

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Well done! I have just started Week 3 and it is starting to feel like I can do this running lark. I have just decided to start running earlier too.

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I live in a little town in Cornwall & all I had is people beeping horns, one shouted " what the f**k are u doing " lol so nice n early Wednesday morning for me next

Wes

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Aw Wes, I am sorry to hear that, theyre some morons about, please don't let them put you off, Well done on completing your first run, onwards to Wednesday, Good Luck :-) xxx

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Gonna do the early mornings from now on xx roll on Wednesday x

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Well done - first step completed! :)

I could barely run for those 60 seconds back in March and just finished a non-stop 15K over the weekend for almost 1 hour and 45 minutes... ALL thanks to C25K... This is a great programme and "slow and steady" is our mantra... this will change your life!

PS. I love morning runs - good luck with yours! :)

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Congratulations!

You've made a good start, and you should be really proud of yourself :)

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I remember those 60 second runs back in May; oh how long they seemed! I haven't graduated yet due to a few injury breaks, but I will and so will you. Take it slowly and steadily and trust the programme. I will be out running on Wednesday and will be thinking of you x

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If my face is that red again you'll see me lol xx thanku for the message really appreciate all the help on here xx

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Thanks all

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Ah well done you - you hang in there , I was like a goldfish out of water W1 - W8 and I'm far more confident and now I actually tell people I run , yes - RUN - and I've stopped making jokes about my efforts.

It'll happen for you :)

Happy running :)

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Well done - it is oddly addictive isn't it. Keep going the hardest part is to start so t can only be up from here xxx

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Well done ! That first run's the hardest, just getting out of the door requires determination if you're not used to it. Don't worry if you ache all over tomorrow it'll wear off !!

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The sense of achievement even from day & run 1 is a good one

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Great! Well done! It's tough at first but it will get easier :-)

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Well done on getting up and out there. The first runs are the trickiest, but you'll be amazed at your progress.

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Great job Wes!!!! I'll be running on Wednesday morning too, so will be thinking off you. Good luck, keep going and keep in touch letting us know how you're getting on :)

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Consider it done. Get a bit self concious etc so i think morning runs are the way forward. Penciled in Mon, Wed & Friday's . The odd Monday maybe a struggle but i'll keep going. Will keep you updated xx

Wes x

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Welcome to be big world of runners, of which you are now a paid-up member.

I will warn you that it is addictive, and once you get into the swing you WILL be looking at roads, trails, beaches etc in a new light.

I am so pleased to welcome you, and if you ever need any support or advice, just ask any of us.

Safe running, and keep us posted.

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You've done the hardest run on the course (so I hear!)

I'm just about to start W3 and cant believe the difference it's made in my life. Keep at it, and well done again!

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Thanks !! Interested to see how run no 2 goes in the morning eek

Wes

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NOTE: Remember to take the rest days...they ARE important.

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Thanks alot! still early days , rest day today then up and at em 1st thing tomorrow morn !!

Wes

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