Stupid stupid mistake! Can I miss out a run?????

So I set off on w6r2 (or so I thought....) and it was going great. Felt really easy, but the music on the podcast sounded a bit familiar. Started to suspect, when half way through an unexpected 8 min run, that I was on the wrong podcast. But I kept going.... sure enough at the end I had just re-done r1!!!!! Aaaaarrgghhhh! Would it be terrible if I went onto r3 now? In my defence, in both of my r1s I replaced the final 5 min run and 5 min walk with a 10 min run. So that's not too different from r2 right????


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  • Go for it!

  • Lol thank you!!!!!!!

  • Oh't see why you can't go to run are ready for it......25 mins here you come πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„ x

  • I know, bloomin typical lol! Good luck with your r2, tell me how it goes!! Xxxx

  • We won't tell anyone - go for it x ;-)

  • Thank you! So nice to get official approval from the Grads (we salute you!!) πŸ™

  • Well, do it at your peril, but I'm sure the judges who hand out the graduation badges will make a note of this protocol breach. Who knows? You might get to week 9 only to find that you can't get the coveted badge....

    Just kidding!

  • Aaarrrggghhh!! Exactly the sort of thing I was worrying about, plus a secret fear that I would just grind to a halt mid-run because I had dared to veer from the plan's magic! πŸ™ˆ

  • Sounds like you are nailing it each time Sandi! Good luck run three!! It appears to be getting serious now lol! X

  • Thanks Pam! How are you getting on ? Xx

  • If you feel ready to move on to R3 then just go for it.

  • Thanks Dunder - I am going to throw caution to the wind and just do it!!

  • Well I did it............seemed to struggle today......I found wk5 r3 easier somehow.....but I did it.......dreading Thursday lol 😟😟😟😟 xx

  • We will be fine Dawn!! X

  • Hmmmm let me think about this one ..... I have had a meeting with myself , and am unanimous in my decision ...........

    Go for it !!!!

    Good Luck , you're doing great , keep going ! :-) xxxx

  • Thank you!!

  • There was I in awe of you the other day when you ran for 10 minutes at the end (downhill or not). I might have struggled a little with my two ten minute runs today but at least I did the right run! :-) :-)

    (The music is similar though, even on run 2!)

  • Oh I know, I'm hopeless at the thinking stuff! πŸ˜‰ Well done for doing it. Have you looked at the next one yet? 😱

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