week 9 completed

week 9 completed

I am very glad to announce that I have completed week 9 on Saturday morning.

What a great achievement it is! I believe that this will be the starting for other achievements in my life.

The great thing I have learned is that to tell my brain 'I can do it'

I am looking forward to other challenges what I did this morning is to repeat week 9 Run1 to improve the speed I had last week.

Thanks! Laura, Thanks everyone for the advice and encouragement.

as I award to myself I bought new running shoes.

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  • Congratulations!!! Great you completed it and nice new running shoes too! It's such an achievement so you should definitely be proud you stuck to it and turned yourself into a runner! 😃

  • Thanks!

    looking for challenge. I really enjoy the feeling after each running

  • Well done you! It's a great feeling, isn't it? Enjoy your next challenge - I graduated last month and am amazed at my progress on this programme. All the best 👣👣

  • Thanks, that is really great feeling.

    how do you continue to run? do you use the C25K+ or you just keep running for 30 min three times a week?

  • Hi - I think I repeated wk 9 run 3 a few times but always continuing until mapmyrun told me I'd reached 5K - a bit weird running through the last 5 mins walk music but I don't mind that! Then I went out to do 5K with a friend, and after that our first park run..and in between tried the stamina podcast too. I'm aiming to improve my time for 5K if I can but basically try to keep getting out there three times a week. Some runs are easier than others, but I just try to take the long view and think that a bad run is better than no run! Iannoda Truffe's advice is great 😀good luck!

  • Thanks

    You keep it UP!!!

  • Another happy customer!!

    Many congratulations fellow runner and welcome to the Graduate Club. It is often stated that it takes 12 weeks of doing something regularly for it to become a habit that you maintain. So maybe for the next few weeks just try to maintain the three runs per week until it becomes ingrained in your life to such an extent that you could never consider stopping running. If you need structure the C25k+ podcasts work for many. I couldn't hack the music any longer and went on my own, just gently increasing the distance of my weekend run, until I hit 16k or 10 miles. I have still not run much further than that, so 2 x 5k and one longer weekend run is my regular pattern.

    Parkrun every now and then and running in beautiful wild places all add to the interest. The world is your running track, so take advantage, the choice is yours.

    Keep running, keep smiling

  • Thank Those are great points to keep in mind. I will keep running three times a week and plan to never miss the parkrun. I would not imagine running for 10 miles but the plan is to join the 10K great North run next year.

    I like the sentence 'the world is your running track'

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