First Runnerversary !

Exactly one year ago, I stepped out for the first time to do run 1 of week 1. One minute of running seemed like an age ! It took me 4 months to finish the 9 week programme but I got there in the end. Since then, I have done 7 parkruns, Race for Life and am doing the Dove House Colour run 5k. I have been for runs in all sorts of lovely places - Hyde Park, Kew Gardens in addition to my lovely E. Yorkshire village. It has done wonders for my confidence, particularly feeling stronger and fitter (it's also a great de stresser). For anyone wondering whether to give it a try - do it !!!! It is one of the best things I have ever done. I had a lovely runnerversary run tonight and there are lots of running adventures to come. Good luck all you C25kers and happy running ! xx

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  • Well done!

    Completely agree with the destressing aspect! Good luck for your colour run!!

  • Thank you and good luck with your running ! Looking forward to the Colour run, looks like great fun !

  • I saw a load of happy messy colourful people getting off a tram in july, definitely looked like they had a fab time!

  • Congrats! I hope to say the same within a year :)

  • Thank you and best of luck with your running !

  • Congratulations, must be a good reason to buy some new running attire?!

  • Thanks and a very good point re running attire purchasing !

  • At week 1 I couldn't imagine reaching week 9. Now I wonder if I too will be posting on my runniversary.

    It is a lovely thought. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Thank you and we look forward to hearing about your runnerversary !

  • Congratulations on your anniversary!! I think you deserve a reward too 😀

  • Thank you ! I think a trip to the Humber Runner shop is in order ! :-)

  • Well done Girlyswot, that's a lovely list of races. I didn't know there was one in Kew Gardens...

  • Ha ha, thank you ! The run in Kew was a very small impromptu race ! :-)

  • Happy runnerversary girlyswot. You achieved a lot. Congratulations. New outfit?

  • Thank you ! New running kit seems to be a theme !

  • Great post Girlyswot. Happy runniversary. You're doing brilliantly :)

  • Thanks AM ! Hope your return to running is going well x

  • So far so good, thanks for asking. I do w5r3 on Sunday. :) :)

  • Many congratulations!

  • Thank you !

  • Ah lovely post Girly xxxx Happy Runniversary to you and here's to many more !

    That's a fab list of runs too , Well done ! :-) xxx

  • Thanks Poppy! Hope to do a 10k next year ! Good luck with your running ! xxx

  • Thanks Girly , yes go for it ! :-) xxx

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