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Yessss ran my first 5k!

Well it may have been slow but today I actually managed my first 5k. I was determined today would be the day and continued until I had completed the milestone (for me) of the magic 5k. πŸ˜…πŸ˜„

Now onwards to more 5k's and then improving my pace to do it in quicker time than current snail pace.😐

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Slow'n'steady, Slinks :) Brilliantly done :)

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Yep; def slow & steady in my case. But I'm not really worried how long it takes me, the fact I can run 5k is absolutely incredible and unbelievable! 😬

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Congratulations!! Oh how I dream of reaching 5k :) Well done indeed.

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... and....well you know what i am going to say... yep, if you want to... you will ! :)

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And you certainly will. If I can anyone can πŸ‘

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Congratulations :)

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Thanks Irish john

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That's amazing. A distant dream for me at any pace. πŸ˜€

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Thanks. It was for me once. If someone had said to me months ago I'd be running 5k I would have sooo laughed πŸ˜„

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I already feel like that at week 8 and can't believe I can now run for 28 minutes. When I look back at where I have run it still amazes me. Even as a teenager I didn't run and was convinced I couldn't ! Great isn't it πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

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Yeah well done. The closest I have come is 4.4k but still happy with that

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Definitely happy with that; considering how far we've come X

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brilliant slinks proud of you

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Thanks Nick 😁

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Well done... a good, good feeling ? :)

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Very good feeling 😬

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☺

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Well done that is fabulous.

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Thankyou

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Yay! Well done. I did my first 5k yesterday, no where near 30 mins thou but like you my goal is to do more of them and improve my time. Really felt like I'd pushed myself.

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Congratulations to you too X

Yes I felt like I'd pushed myself too and I ache today.

Definitely no where near 30 mins but I don't care 5k was the aim after graduation; no matter the time

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Well done! That first 5k feels pretty special doesn't it?

Consolidation sounds like a great plan.

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Thanks Ully

Very special; to me it was the next aim after graduation X

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Yay! Congratulations:)

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Thankyou X

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Hi, we were exactly the same today πŸ˜€ felt great but it took me 36 mins I have ever followed every week of couch to 5k should I be able manage this within the 30 mins?

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Very few people manage 30 mins, personally I'm no where near that. But considering I always thought I couldn't run in very happy with what I've achieved.

36 mins is a very good time πŸ‘Œ

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Oh I was absolutely over the moon, considering I had to stop the day before! It was a passing comment that someone said - so you can do 5k in 3o mins. Just got me thinking lol

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Brilliant!!! That is my next target to make should i am running the full 5k :)

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Thanks Welshgirl

I'm sure I'll see you posting you've achieved it soon X

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Ah this is great ! Well done on reaching 5k ! :-) xxx

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Thanks Poppypug X

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Well done I would love to reach 5k I've got back up to 3.3k tonight after the ankle injury so pleased with that. Very impressed with your 5k x

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Well done, Slinky! Like graduation all over again I bet! :)

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