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Week 8 run 1 completed

Wow did I say week 8, o boy have come a long way.

Did my first run yesterday, returning to the canal a little further along to have a change in scenery. legs were like jelly when I finished, pushed through that five/ten minute gremlin , seemed a little easier. completed the run.

Glen :)

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Well done ...only 5 more runs to go until you graduate. It is my first run of Week 8 this evening....just hoping those gremlins don't come out again!

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O yes I am counting down lol, I been using a piece of advice I read on here a bit back, about those gremlins, I was not in pain, not out of breath (to much), I slowed down a bit more and tol gremlins to get lost.

Best of luck, let me know how you get on though Im sure you will do okay.

:) :) :) Glen

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Done my Run 1 this evening and it was tough - breathing was up & down ( is out of breath) slowed down to recover but I just felt physically tired today, I think it was a mixture of things - had a busy weekend it was non stop, pain in my top right leg & I just felt out of sorts but I did it, but it was a struggle. Well done you (think I might try that with those gremlins). 😃

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Well done! You are so close now. Time to start planning what you are going to do post graduation. Any ideas?

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MM been mulling over actually reaching 5K lol, then maybe a park run AND THEN home run next year which is a 10K run. O I have also been thinking about joining local running club but am a little concerned due to my age.

:) :) :)

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Don't wait! Go along to your local parkrun now, you'll love it. (...and don't worry about not having run 5k yet - there will likely be loads of people walking before you do!)

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Keep going slow and steady, the finish line is in sight!!!

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O indeed it is, I can,t do nowt else but slow and steady lol :) :) :)

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