I'm Back!

Hi everybody! I did the couch to 5k three years ago after never running before. I ran regularly for two years, building up to a half marathon. I then became depressed after being injured, put weight on and became unfit again.

I haven't been out running for nearly a year and today I completed my first run of week one. It was like running through treacle but I thouroughly enjoyed it and it's so nice to be back!

I just hope I can keep it up, I thought by coming on here again, it might spur me on to get out regularly again!

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  • That is so impressive that you have picked yourself up after a while out. Well done!

    I am a first timer who just completed week 5 and my fitness has improved so much. You will be feeling great in no time. :-)

  • Thankyou Ruthieroo! Well done for getting to week five.. Can't wait to be feeling better 😃

  • Welcome back Gridlet! You've picked a great time of year to start again so keep posting and we'll try to keep you on track.

  • Thankyou Irishprincess! Much appreciated!

  • Hi and welcome back :D it takes a lot of determination to get out the door and start :D so really well done , you already know what to expect and what a great time of year to start :D

  • Thanks Rob, I've been putting it off for ages, you're right, a great time of year to start 😃

  • Congratulations and welcome back - glad to hear you say you enjoyed it. You've done the hardest part already...

  • Thankyou AHS! You're right! The hardest part is stepping out the door... Need to keep it up now 😃

  • Welcome back ! Good to hear youre giving it another go.

    We are all behind you xxx

    Keep posting and let us know how youre doing :-) xxx

  • Aah Thankyou poppy! It's lovely to have encouragement and support. Xxxx

  • Welcome back! You've had a rough time but you're going to do brilliantly again because you know you can do it, and you know you'll get support on here :) I bet you'll find it easier the second time round. Keep posting to let us know how it's going, and happy running!

  • Hope so Annie! Thankyou so much! 😃

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