W9 R2 - Done !

Lovely day, bright sunshine with a touch of cool - perfect for running !

Got out and ran really well today - with my warm up and warm down walk I covered 6.06kms so I guess that I may have actually run 5k today !

I so enjoy this but whilst I am running it just seems like torture !

I have only one run left to do and fingers crossed that will be Friday morning.

The fat 50 year old is now not so fat and certainly on his way to being FIT !! (meant in the health way not the good looking way !!)



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  • way to go Richard :) you have done so well , 1 run to go and you will rock it I am sure :)

  • It feels like torture because you probably find it hard not to torture yourself, of course. This may turn out to be your lot in life. Without the torture, you might actually not enjoy it as much - feeling like you're holding too much back. When you get that final run in, maybe you might just hang around on the 30 minute mark for a few weeks or months, and wait to see if the pain diminishes. (And see if what you get out of running without the pain also feels worthwhile to you).

  • Thanks gents.

    It doesn't hurt nor does it feel the biggest struggle BUT I guess the fear of it all is actually worse than the physical aspect.

    When I stop running I am recovered within a very short time and go home, have a drink, stretch, shower and I'm all good.

    Who knows ?

    I will stick at this as I know how much good it is doing me AND I also want to be the best I can be !!


  • Good on you Rich, just one more run of the programme left! Enjoy!

  • Well done Richard ! Fantastic , nearly there ! :-) xxx

  • Christine it's down to you and all the people on here who have kept me going.

    Looking forward to Friday when I can hopefully say "I'm a runner".....

    Albeit a very slow one !

    Right, off to drive a train !

  • That's really kind of you Richard, thank you xxxx

    Ah so that's what you do , Choo ! Choo ! :-) xxx

  • Thanks for the choochoo Christine !

    Am currently on a break at work and was talking to my mate Ed who I have encouraged to do c25k too.

    He has been geeing me up for the big one tomorrow. W9 R3 !!!!

  • Aw fab Richard ! I will get the dancing girls ready and get my bunting out !

    Good Luck ! Your badge is being polished as we speak ! :-) xxx

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