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OMG...I could cry...tears of happiness 😃

Today was W6R3....I had been dreading it after a rubbish run 2 with a massive gremlin trying to talk me out of continuing. So I decided to do the run at my new local parkrun (having checked that they wouldn't mind a tortoise). I was very nervous when I turned up especially watching all the pros doing their stretching. 9am came and the run started, I pressed play and off I went obeying Laura's instructions. At 25 minutes of running Laura told me I could now do my warm down walk, however I managed to stay in my rhythm and ran an extra 7 minutes to the finish line.....I even managed to 'sprint' up the last incline! I never thought that I would shed tears of joy over running 😂 I am truly shocked by how well this program works 😄😄😄 Oh and Laura telling me that I was now a proper runner was just the best. Yay!!!

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Wow, Helen, that is just brilliant. Congratulations on your achievement!

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Well done; that's a big one that one.

Onwards and upwards; all running from now on X

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Well done LadyHelen - brilliant stuff 🏃🏃🏃

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Amazing achievement at undoubtedly the turning point of the programme, I'm in awe missus!

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Fab-u-lous ! Well done ! Love parkrun !

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Well done bet you feel fab xx

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Amazing! Well done the ladyhelen!

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Excellent! No wonder you were so happy. Well done 🙂

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Fantastic LadyHelen. What an achievement. Enjoy that great feeling. Will you be a regular at the parkrun now?

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I think so, I was really nervous going, but the result made it all worthwhile 😃

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Thanks all....I haven't managed to get out for W7R1 yet, to be honest, I am more than a little scared that I won't be able to repeat it 😕 .....currently trying to tell the gremlin to do one and that I'm going in the morning!

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