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Week 7 Run 2 imminent

I'm feeling slightly rubbish and headachy but really want to go and try this. I've decided to just go and do my best without beating myself up if I don't manage the full 25 minutes today. I can always repeat.

I'll report back in half an hour or so...!

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Good luck ! Hopefully the run will make you feel better.

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Well, I did it and managed the entire 25 minute run! I felt not too bad whilst actually running but almost dead once I got home ;-) I kept saying to myself 'I'll just run to Morrisons and then see how I feel... I'll just run to that bridge and see how I feel..." etc etc. and I never felt quite so terrible I could justify walking!

Though the gap between 'you have five minutes left' and 'you have one minute left' seemed to go on for at least 10 minutes!! (Endomondo tells me I was making that up though!)

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Well done Helen. I have my first 25 min run tomorrow and am not feeling on great form either. However, your fine example will spur me on at 6.15 tomorrow morning - I hope!

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Go for it! I can't decide whether my favourite part of the run was the high five from my daughter when I got home, or the steaming hot bath I'm about to soak my muscles in! ;-)

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Well done Helen , you put your mind to it and got out there and did it !

Fab stuff ! :-) xxx

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Well done Helen, so glad you posted this as it shows what a positive attitude can do!

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Excellent, you did it! A well deserved hot bath x :-)

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Helen well done - I also did W7r2 tonight. It was a struggle Who knew breathing could be so difficult? We have another W7 run them onwards to 2nd off last week. Sometimes I can't believe 7 weeks ago 1min30secs filled me with dread :-D

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Well done Helen & cmcadams. I also completed W7R2 tonight. I did it - just! I had a headache too and just didn't feel very in to it as i left. It was definitely the hardest so far. But i kept at it! As you say i didn't think i could run for 90 seconds 7 weeks ago, so the fact that i managed 25 minutes whilst feeling under the weather is a huge achievement. I celebrated by voting in my running gear on my way home!!

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Yeaaaaah! (Mfam jives around kitchen with coffee cup). Well done for beating the gremlins! You're set for the final two weeks... graduation is in sight!

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Well done. I also completed W7r2 yesterday. I was harder the second time for some reason. 3rd go tomorrow then in to week 8. Like you I can't believe it as I struggled to complete 30 seconds.

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Good luck! I think the contemplation of the task ahead is worse than the actual thing. When u are in there you just keep going. I know I hate it when I am doing it but the sense of achievement when it is completed is great!!

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