First park run

So after graduating on Thursday I decided to do my first ever parkrun.

Gorgeous day and although my stomach was churning with nerves I made it to the start line.

It is described as an undulating course. Turns out that's runner speak for brutal hills!! I ran and ran and ran and 36 minutes and 42 seconds later I finished ๐Ÿ˜€

It was tough. I nearly stopped and walked up the hills several times but although I had ditched Laura her words kept coming into my head so I kept going. Totally worth it to get that rush at the end and I've still got a massive smile on my face.

The cake afterwards was awesome!

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  • Well done! Sounds like a tough one! I graduated in October and have just been to. Y first. parkrun today too!๐Ÿ™‚

  • Well done to you too! How did you get on?

  • Really enjoyed it and got a pb๐Ÿ™‚ Will definately do it again, maybe once a month, as I usually work on my longer runs at the weekend.

  • What a fantastic time for your first Parkrun, especially aa it sounds a tough course. Well done! โ˜บ

  • Well done, good time too, see, what on earth were you worried about, that 50 shirt is waiting.........walk, run, whatever, you completed it, and yes, there is always cake, what's not to like!


  • Well done , cake definitely deserved

  • Well done, great achievement. You have every right to feel pleased with yourself, your weekend will feel great, keep up the good work your doing great. ๐Ÿ˜Š

  • Brilliant. Very well done, feels great when you cross that finish line having ran the whole way doesn't it?

    So the biggest and most important question simply has to be.......

    ......... What sort of cake did you have? ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ Lemon & blueberry. Lush

  • Oooh sounds very tasty.

  • Well done!

  • Well done for being brave enough to give it a go !

  • That's a great time for a hilly course, well done xx

  • Cake?! I didn't get any cake!

    Super time speedy ๐Ÿ˜€

  • well done and welcome to the parkrun community!!


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