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One run to go, and just smashed w9r2!!

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So I couldn't sleep last night because of the heat, so when it got to 5.15 I thought I might as well get up - I figured it's only going to get hotter, right? Lovely morning, cool breeze and I was out before 5.45. I really want to do a 30 min 5k or better before I graduate and my best average pace has been around 6:30, so I tried to go a little faster, with a very helpful soundtrack. I made sure I had loads of water before I left and wore as little as decently possible!

The run felt good, it started to feel a bit hot out of the shade, especially on the upward inclines, but I slowed down and kept at it. Was so so pleased to see that I had averaged a pace of 6:05 by the end and had done 5.2k in 31.51 mins! Praying for a cool cambridge race for life now on 19 July. If all goes to plan I should graduate (can't believe I have stuck with this!!) On Saturday!!

Go Go Go all my fellow nearly- graduates, especially you Dawn and Pam, so close now we can almost taste it!!!! πŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒ

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5.15??!! You must be smitten! But how exciting that you've got just one run left. Better start getting your speech ready. Well done.

sandirmGraduate in reply to Irishprincess

Nuts more like! Thank you!!


Wow that sounds textbook! Well done indeed. You should be right chuffed with that. I hope all goes well with your Graduation and with your RFL

You got it all going on !!!! Take your time, go steady and all will be well.

Good luck

sandirmGraduate in reply to misswobble

Yes,I am SO chuffed!!


Well done Sandi , that's an amazing will smash the race for life.....πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ going out later myself as its cooler today......hopefully graduate on Sunday ....whoop whoop xxx

sandirmGraduate in reply to Dawn47

Thanks Dawn, hope it goes well for you too!!


Fantastic Sandi! Sounds like you are going to smash that race for life too! Really excited that we are so close (fingers crossed for my grad run on Tuesday!) and I have really enjoyed you and Dawn's company along the way! X

sandirmGraduate in reply to Pamchopslim

Thanks Pam, me too xxx

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