W5R3 - it's not sunk in yet

I haven't posted for a while but I've been chugging away only managing to do one run a week. Life events have meant I haven't run for 2 weeks and I was facing my W5R3. Was going to do it mid week but found excuses.... It rained yesterday .... But I finally had a word with myself and got out. And - (I can't quite believe this) I completed it!!!!!!

Don't want to be too smug though as it wasn't easy... I must remember to just get out and do it.

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  • Well done at sticking with it despite life trying to get in the way. And congratulations in completing that W5R3. It certainly filled me with trepidation as the longest run I'd ever done and seemed such a bit jump, but then once tackled it wasn't anywhere near as awful as I'd feared.

    You could be just a little bit smug, you know - you've earned the right!

    Be wary though, W6 R1 was one I struggled with and seemed so much harder - I think a mixture of overconfidence from W5 R3 combined with starting too fast; lots of other people post about this one being difficult, so just remember to take it steady and slow.

    Keep it up and let us know how you get on.

  • Thanks for the heads up about W6r1. I'll bear it in mind

  • Well done! Keep at it now to build on your fitness.

  • This shows you that you have developed a good deal of stamina and your fitness is increasing too, brilliant. Just keep going forward at ur own pace, moving closer to graduation every run 😄

  • Be smug, be pink and glowing........you earned it. Just take W6 with a pinch of caution, you are not a superhero just yet.

    Keep running, keep smiling.

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