Week 9 - 5k

Laura has constantly said 'you can do it' I have constantly thought 'no I can't'. But fair play to the Lovely Laura (this is not what I usually prefix her name with) today on week 9 run 1 I ran for a full 5km and not a Gremlin in earshot. I did a little joyous leap, yelled 'YES' and arm pump as I passed the finish post (local parkrun route). This is why I don't usually run in public. Someone is bound to have me sectioned! I am sooooooo pleased. Fantastic feeling & in case you didn't pick up on the fact. I RAN 5K!!!!!!!! 9 weeks ago I could hardly run up the stairs. Manic grin in place for the foreseeable future :-)

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  • Well done. That's great stuff :)

  • Thank you Peter. I'm buzzing. I hope your knee is better soon and you can get back out there.

  • Thanks. So do I. I'm really missing it. Should have been saying bye-bye to week 3 tomorrow.

    Plenty of inspiration on here for when I am up and running again.

  • The forum is fab, it's got me out several times when I didn't really feel like going. Take care.

  • Awesome THP .... You are soooooo nearly there and definitely have the rights to wear a manic grin for the rest of the day! Well done. :)

  • Thank you. 2 more to go!!

  • Thank you. 2 more to go!!

  • Ha ha ! Well done to you T - you nailed it !

    I don't know whether you know , but it is compulsory to do a leap, a bit of whooping and an arm pump on this programme :-) There you go , feel free to fill yer boots :-)

    All the very best to you on your future runs, Good Luck ! :-)

  • Thank you Poppy. Some day I hopefully will have a bum I love too x

  • Of course you will , no doubts about that at all :-) xxx

  • :-)

  • Hope you won't need your solemn face for a while 'cos I imagine that grin will take some shifting! Brilliant to achieve 5k and definitely worth some vocal/arm action :)

  • Thank you. Just been swimming with junior and still smiling.

  • That is fantastic. Well done your first 5km is an amazing feeling

  • Thank you. Such a buzz. Celebratory lasagne in the oven.

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