W5R3 - I did it, woo hoo!

Managed a whole 20 mins of running (well slow jogging) tonight. First attempt at week 5 run3, I was so worried about it ramping up that much but as Laura says its a mental issue not a physical one. Luckily my head didn't get in the way and even though I got a little tired 8-10 mins in, physically the run wasn't an issue. I just controlled the pace, listened to my music and relaxed. So chuffed right now. I would never have thought I would ever run, let alone complete 20 mins continuous running. Onwards and upwards 😄


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  • Congratulations! Completing this run is a big deal, in my opinion. Hopefully you're doing something nice and relaxing now to reward yourself =] Well done once again and welcome to week 6!

  • Thank you Yamiskoi 😄

  • Well done, congratulations :) We all worried about that run before we did it ;)

    I hope you had big silly grin on your face when you finished it :D it is obligatory you know :)

    C25K is an amazing and wonderful thing. I so wish it had been around when I was young. So glad I found it. So many people have discovered that they love running when they thought they would hate it thanks to Laura and C25K :)

  • Yeay.. well done, take it slow and steady in week 6, don't let it phase you :)

  • Congratulations on becoming a real RUNNER. Laura says :)

  • Well done

  • Thanks everyone, feeling good this morning but will bear in mind all the advice about week 6 and not going too fast! Will be walking a fair bit today and using my trigger point roller on my plantar fasciitis that likes to show its face after each run 😒

  • I have wk5 r3 to do tonight. It's freezing out there but I know it will be worth it.

  • Go for it MMcD, good luck 🍀

  • Thanks.... the soaps first then out I go. Hope to post after.

  • Hi. I did it! and it wasn't that bad. Couldn't have made it this far without my NHS podcast pushing me on. Week 6 starts tomorrow. Didn't even look at it yet. One day at a time seems to work so far. Much happier person now.

  • Fantastic , well done you. Congratulations 😄

  • Well done, it's a fab feeling isn't it.

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