Week 5 Done!

Thought about today's run all week - and dreaded it!

Woke up with a stinking cold, opened the curtains to see snow, and thought it would be even more impossible...

However, it was fine. Actually, more than fine. Went really, really slowly, but had a bit of a burst of actual running towards the end and felt so, so proud :) Would quite like to do it again now!

Anyone who's building up to that final run of week 5, fear not! If I can do it, anyone can.

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  • Well done on both counts..finishing week 5 is a real milestone but to do it in snow and having a cold is real dedication!!!

  • Well done ! Don't worry you will have plenty of opportunity to do it again..and more...keep on running ....

  • Well done! And in the snow and with a cold too. I'm sensing you might be getting addicted to this running lark!

  • superb well done :D almost everyone looks at that run and has a fit but as you say it really isnt that bad and the preceeding runs have built you up to do it :D enjoy that feeling of achievement as you go forward to week 6 , really well done again :D

  • Congratulations on getting the dreaded week 5 run 3 done! :-D and doing it with snow and a horrible cold is even more impressive.

    Hope you're getting warmed up now, colds are such a nuisance! Xxx

  • Fab stuff! Well done x

  • Yeay! I ran my w5 run 3 last night and it felt great too! Well done to you and roll on week 6! good luck to you :)

  • Well done, a great run to get done! Hope your cold shoves off soon! x :-)

  • Thanks. Yes, colds, very annoying, especially when you need all the oxygen you can get! I was pretty red in the face by the end of it, but nothing new there. Well done to you, too, Yeshe :) Roll on week 6. Glad I've read up that lots of people find this an unexpectedly tough one, as I feel a bit more prepared...

  • Oh well done. Such a funny post as it could have been me writing it! Exactly how I've been feeling, how I ran, and even down to the 'spurt' at the end - and also the wanting to do it again! Isn't this great! See you in week 6!

  • See you there, Buffy. Good luck! Onwards and upwards!

  • Oh Well done Glud, snow and a cold !

    Hmm I can see the running bug has well and truly bitten :-)

    Yep , Week 6 is a bit of a tricky one , but do-able so dont worry. Slow and steady is the way.

    Keep going , youre doing great ! :-) xxx

  • Well done on your first big run.

    First of many? Happy running

  • Well done. The last run on week 5 is the big step up and everybody fears it. But all complete it. Just shows how good this Podcast is. Now you have the confidence for what's to come. Well done again and stick at it Glu.

  • Hi G I'm starting wk 5 tomorrow (Monday) I'm looking forward to it loads. Thanks for the encouragement And well done on your achievement J

  • Great, Jase, feels like a turning point, doesn't it? All very exciting. I was super-excited to start week 6 today too. I guess it gets a bit scary again at some point, but yes, week 5 was quite a high! Go for it and enjoy :)

  • Thanks G for the support wk5r1 done loving it

  • Thanks G for the encouragement. I'm really looking fwd to it and with all the nice comments I feel its almost done already :) thank you

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