Walking home with swagger! W6r1

Just did week 6, day 1 and pre-warned by others that it might be a challenge. Paced myself and found running easier than the recovery walks because it was slowing down that causes my leg cramp and starting to think "I can do this!" Not saying I could run at speed or complete a 5K course but able to manage a bit of pain, thinking more positively and continuing to breathe well.

Walking home, could have felt like smiling like a Cheshire Cat, this is the best run for me so far, if I can, you can for sure!

Julie

PS. Maybe I am becoming a runner (or it could be my new running shoes - only cost me ยฃ29 from Sports Direct)!

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  • Yeah I found week 6 run 1 was better than expected - wait till you get to run 3 lol it was difficult but not impossible ๐Ÿ˜œ

  • 20 minutes was just possible so 25 should b ok. The pains in my legs come and then go. I have a reasonably slow pace and good breathing, so I will rest between run days but feeling good about week 6, once you can do 25, so close to the 30 minutes, what else could phase us now?? ๐Ÿ˜€

    Julie

  • Woo hoop! Go you! Brilliant news J- congrats and hugs ๐Ÿ˜€ x

  • Well done! That's the spirit. New shoes always put a spring in your step

    Take care now, go steady!

  • They did. I said to my husband who bought them for me that either I am turning into an athlete or I have magic shoes! I think the running socks were great too, felt so padded and the shoes were light. They weren't expensive either but make the world of difference! Now I am poor and not working, appreciating small things in life. So blessed to be able to run at 51 when so many people are limping about with aches and pains

    Julie ๐Ÿ˜

  • Brilliant Julie !

    Yes, get that swagger on , Missus ! :-) xxx

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