W9R3 done! Wahoo!

Yay! Graduation run complete! Had planned out a 5k route beforehand and just went for it. Was feeling ok at 30 mins and had done about 3.7k so decided to just keep going and see how long it took. Legs started going a bit wobbly at about 38mins but only had 0.5k to go. Finally made it to 5k in 41.34! So happy! On Friday I ran my fastest 1k split and today I ran my furthest distance, ever! I think I am now a graduate!

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  • Well done I bet you feel amazing xx

  • Thank you. I do, apart from aching knees! I've got a big cheesy grin!

  • Brilliant! 😀

  • I really like your idea of planning a 5k and just going for it btw. You must have a tremendous sense of achievement 😀

  • Thank you. I definitely recommend planning a 5k that you are familiar with, especially one without too many hills. Great confidence boost to complete it.

  • Fantastic!! Really well done. Bet you are feeling on top of the world!! You totally deserve a glass of fizz!!

    All going well for me, I'll graduate next Sunday. Fingers crossed :-)

  • Thank you! I'm going to treat myself to a bar of chocolate as I have been good and not had any since week 1! Good luck with the rest of your runs. Can't wait to read about your graduation run next weekend!

  • Brilliant ! Many Congratulations to you on your Graduation , the badge looks great ! :-)

    Enjoy your chocolate !

    Blimey thats amazing staying off it for 9 weeks, Well done ! :-) xxx

  • Thank you. I think I enjoyed the chocolate a bit too much!

  • Very well done and 5k too bet the cheesy grin will last all day !! Its the best feeling ! Park runs next? Happy running !

  • Thank you. Going to try a parkrun on Saturday, just for fun. Ha! What a thought, running 5k for fun!

  • Lol I run just for fun now ( well if truth is told I am completely addicted and if I don't run at least 5k 3 times a week I get withdrawal symptoms) :)

  • Congratulations, and that's a great time for your first 5k distance. This is just the start so keep up the good work!

  • Thank you for your encouragement.

  • Excellent news. Well done you ☺

  • Thanks!

  • Woohoo!!! That's brilliant! Graduation AND 5k!! Awesome

  • Many thanks.

  • Congratulations! You must feel so chuffed! Just a few more weeks for me - can't wait!

  • Thank you and Good luck. I look forward to reading your graduation run report.

  • Finished in style! Well,done, what have you planned next? I start week 8 tomorrow 😀. Julie

  • Good luck with your last few runs before graduation. I'll be keeping an eye out for your run reports. Next is to work on increasing speed a little bit, to get a little closer to the 30 min mark! Just committing to 3 runs a week is going to be the first challenge.

  • Fantastic! Well done, you did brilliantly :D. I have started week 9 this morning, the end is in sight! x

  • Thank you. Not long now. I'll be watching for you getting your graduation badge this week! Good luck.

  • really well done on your graduation :D a good run to finish on :) enjoy the celebrations you deserve them :D

  • Thank you for your encouragement.

  • Amazing ! Now you know you can do it. 5k...3 miles....its a real achievement to be able to run that far. Well done.

  • Thank you. I'm chuffed to bits.

  • Well done. You've finished in style there.

  • Thank you Gary. I am really pleased.

  • Well done! Graduation and 5k all in one go - I hope you are feeling very proud of yourself!

  • I am indeed. Thanks for your support.

  • Huge congratulations to you.

    5k on your graduation run. Amazing.

    Jules xx

  • Thank you!

  • A huge pat on the back to you ! Not only finishing W9R3, but keeping going till you hit 5K... brilliant! Now onwards and trainer wards, Graduate... may the force of the Sports shoe be with you....

  • Love the comment. Many thanks for your support.

  • Congratulations. Know the feeling. Graduated last week but haven't achieved 5K yet. Double congrats on staying away from choccie - what willpower! :0)

  • Thank you. The 5k will come for you as well I'm sure. Btw the chocolate was yummy!

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