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Completed the programme! W9R3 completes tonight :)

Completed the programme! W9R3 completes tonight :)

Well tonight was the end of my couch to 5k programme and I'm happy to report I ran 5k in 30 minutes in each of my runs this week! I can't believe how far I've come, when I started I had never run before and was scared of running for 60s and now I can run 5k in under 30 minutes. It's been a really difficult time for me in my personal life and with work as well (I work in the oil industry and everyone in my company is currently at risk of losing their job) but this programme has helped me so much and now I feel I've achieved something positive! For anyone who is struggling- keep going and trust the programme because if I can do it so can you!!!

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Wow, that's fast! Another graduate to inspire those of us who are a few weeks behind you. I'm a bit nervous about nothing but long runs in the next three weeks - but really I'm looking forward to it. 👍🏿

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Congratulations... Very well done!

Brilliant final runs too and with added stress in the process. Difficult times!

The running does help.. lots of benefits as well as health benefits.

Hope everything works out for you...fingers crossed :)

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Congratulations on graduating and in very impressive times too! That is fantastic!😀

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Brilliant well done and that is great time too :)

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Wow very impressive time and collecting 7 little trophies along the way. I didn't realise it went as far as 7.

Sorry to hear about your personal position, I know how the oil industry impacts on everyone in the area and hopefully things will turn out ok.

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Congratulations! - great speed too!

Hope things work out for you.

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Congratulations on graduating. Great times too. Sounds like you're hooked.

Carry on enjoying your running. :) :)

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Gosh you must be one of the fastest new graduates ever ! Very well done.

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Fantastic !!! Well done you ! Hey that's a proper racing snake time is that !

Congratulations to you and I really hope your job situation eases for you xxx

Great stuff ! :-) xxx

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Brilliant, well done!

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Congratulations and awesome running time.

It is amazing how far we have all come.

Good luck with your running future and hope good news on the work front

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Well done! I'm still working my way down to 30 mins. Currently 34:30. So I'm amazed!

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Well done, great 5K times

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