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week 5 3 run completed

SanthoshThangavel
SanthoshThangavel
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I was shocked and panicked and doubted my abilities when i heard that i need to run continuously for 20 minutes but the program is really amazing it really builds my strength to run for 20 minutes and now i can say proudly " i completed week 5"

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Irishprincess

Yes "shocked and panicked" describe what most people feel too about this run! But you've done it. Really well done!

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Rob_and_his_westie

Yes - well done. That's a real milestone. You should start to feel a little more confident about the remainder of the programme now.

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Ullyrunner
UllyrunnerGraduate

Hooray! Well done - first of the longer runs under your belt!

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mancunianpoodle

Way to Go!! Good on you!!

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rmnsuk
rmnsukGraduate

You have just reached the first major milestone. It's a fantastic feeling. And you know now that you can complete the course with lauras help. Week 6 though is not easy. Going back to intervals seems like a retrograde step, but it works. Good luck, you're past the halfway point and it's all downhill from here.

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Jase44
Jase44Graduate

Well done ST wait till you finish wk 6 you get a lovely talking off Laura :) keep it up J

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LisaGuy-Cowes

well done!

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Melly2
Melly2Graduate

Well done :)

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poppypug
poppypugGraduate

Congratulations to you !

Yes , most of us panicked when we saw we had to run for 20 minutes !

It is an amazing feeling when you can say " Yes, I did it ! "

Be very proud of yourself, you are doing really well !

Keep going, keep posting and all the very best to you :-) xxx

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Jason666
Jason666Graduate

I am still only using the app, on the long continuous runs, all I hear is, start running, you are half way, start your cool down. I do get to listen to my own music though. I know when I hear I am halfway, I am past the awkward stage of getting comfortable, and also hearing halfway just spurs me on to complete the second half, I have had to really slow down at some inclines, but just take much shorter steps and keep jogging, its a great feeling getting healthy

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Dex10
Dex10Graduate
in reply to Jason666

Use the podcasts there great if you want that is!

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kwell39
kwell39Graduate
in reply to Dex10

I have looked for the pod casts and can't find them. Do you have a link?

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annie50ish

Well done!! I have just finished wk5 run 1 and cannot even imagine being able to run for 20 minutes, even though I am supposed to be doing so by the end of the week.

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MadeleineGenevieve

the running group that I joined told me that the numbers fall by half in w5!!! So congratulations, that's amazing!

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