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W2R1 Smashed!

W2R1 Smashed!

Oh yes, it was tough in places, but overall I think I can immodestly say that I smashed that run! And by smashed I mean I jogged incredibly slowly and managed not to pass out. Hooray! 

After a hilarious and stupid incident of jarring my ankle whilst showing off new trainers, I was pretty cautious. The ankle (avec ankle support) was absolutely fine, the only noticeable feeling was tightness between my lower shin and top of foot. It definitely wasn't the shin ache I was getting early in W1, it just felt super tight. It eased towards the end and I have no pain now so fingers crossed it's just a passing thing. I consciously ran slower and lighter so I think that's all I can realistically do..?

I'm well impressed with my new kicks, so impressed that I took a picture to share with bored friends, family and you lovely people! It certainly felt like they made a difference, nice and springy and wonderfully garish :-)

Hope you guys all had a great day, running or not.. roll on Thursday for W2R2!

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You've definitely come to the right place to share your trainer pics.  I am seriously  smitten by them.  Good luck with W2R2 !

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Well done!  A good start made, ankle-crocking aside  (what are you like!) 😊

Keep going steady and enjoy yourself ☺

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Ooh, they're lush!

And well done on your run, too!  :)

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Ah thanks everyone!! 

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Doing W2R2 today and hoping it goes as well as W2R1 - amazed myself by not dying! Sooooo jealous of the new kicks I have promised myself a new pair when (note When not If!) I graduate as mine are relics of previous attempts to become a runner. Good luck with the running and be careful with the sore ankle.

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Thanks Bundoodle, new trainers are definitely a major incentive, that and improved health, well being, blah blah blah ;-)

Well done on not dying, I think we could do with a special pin badge, something like - 'C25K - Not dead yet!'

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Nice one! I do like your trainers - very snazzy ;)

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Thanks Sarah-A, I'm chuffed not least because they were in the junior range and cost a few pounds less.. oh the benefits of tiny feet! 

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