Week 5 run 1 finally conquered!!!

Week 5 run 1 finally conquered!!!

I did it! Finally achieved week 5 run 1 (3x 5 min runs) in the teeming rain, and feel ready to move on up !

This was a HUGE hurdle for me as its the run in which I tore a calf muscle three months ago, resulting in nine weeks on the injury couch then gently going back to the very start of the programme again. My right leg is still "heavier" and tighter than the other but I am taking care and not over doing it. Hence why I have just had three goes at this run over the last week, and have found by slowing down especially in the first of the three runs I can now do it.. And feel ready for the next challenge!

Teeming rain and very windy today so was well wrapped up with long trousers instead of cropped and my running jacket on, but who cares really how wet you get when you can conquer this run with no yelling at Laura to let you stop !

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  • Well done, this is great for you. 🌟🌟🌟

  • Woo hoo, well done for getting past such a mental hurdle! Sounds like you're being sensible and not overdoing it. Good luck with the rest of week 5! You can do it!

  • So good! great run and great photo! Go you... you are on the way... :)

    And rain.. well her in the UK..you just have to love it... don't you?:)

  • It always seems to rain when I run! Quite used to it now! But still haven't worn my shorts or short sleeve top I treated myself too when on the injury couch!

  • Hurrah, well done.

  • Well done

  • Great stuff Hilary !

    Well done to you for never giving up, its certainly paid off !

    Good Luck for the rest of the programme :-) xxx

  • Thanks. Determined to get there however long it takes

  • Brilliant - well done.

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