Final run completed

yes I feel pleased with myself this morning as I have completed the w9r3. I only joined this forum when I was week 8 so fairly new on here but I can see what an inspiring bunch you all are.

Like many others I cannot yet do 5k in that time but I will work on that next. I am very hopeful that this is the beginning and not the end of my running. Now what can I do to celebrate?


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  • Well done!

  • Didn't realise until now that we are C25k graduate twins 😊😊. Well done to you too and how are you going to celebrate? 😍

  • well hubby bought me a chocolate orange and I will share that with the family later. I have also been contemplation getting some kind of garmin watch so I can track distance and time as at the moment I have nothing. I see you use an app...what is it? I am bargaining with myself that if I keep the running up I will buy the watch thingy

  • I have an Apple Watch that links to my phone. To be fair, that's what made me first think about C25k. I knew I walked over 10000 steps most days, but the 'exercise' part barely registered on my watch. I rarely raised my heart rate enough for it to count as exercise. A chocolate orange sounds good, but I'm trying to lose weight too, so not for me 😊

  • Congratulations! You must be so proud! 😊

  • thank you, it is good to complete a challenge

  • Congratulations πŸŽ‰πŸ‘ enjoy the feeling!

  • Thank you, I will use that feeling as motivation to keep going

  • Well done Dusky-Chicken.😊

    Congratulations on graduating. It feels great doesn't it.

    I didn't find this forum til I was on week 8 either...and now you can't keep me off it.. πŸ˜„πŸ˜‰

  • ha ha I am going to visit here in order to keep up the momentum to continue

  • Wow, well done you!

    I think champagne, chocolates, a garmin f10, loads of well wishes, humungous smiles, new running gear, hugs and a spell with your feet up would start the celebrations nicely ;)

    Congratulations on your graduation! πŸŽ“πŸŽˆπŸŽ“πŸŽˆπŸŽ“πŸŽˆπŸŽ“

    Oh, and of course... Cake! 🍰🍰🍰🍰

  • Yeay!!! Well done. x

  • Well done Dusky-chicken. Congratulations 🌟🌟🌟

  • Nice work! You can celebrate by signing up for a race or a Parkrun. It's as good as graduating all over again.

  • No parkrun here but I may contemplate a race early next year. I think out local ones are finished for this year

  • Congratulations!!! Buy yourself something running related, perhaps some new shoes/running clothes or a running watch! You deserve it for getting through the programme. New badge looks fab! :)

  • Thank you very much, a watch is certainly on my mind as a reward but more as inspiration to keep going

  • Congrats on your fantastic achievement and good luck in reaching your next goal.

  • Congratulations! You sound as if you want to keep running, so you're in the right place. There are so many possibilities, but most people just try to continue running for 30 mins 3x a week to build up stamina and speed. You can also increase your distance gradually (max 10%), if that's what you want, or run intervals to get faster, or do the c25k+ podcasts (definitely recommended), do park runs, join a running club etc., etc! This is really where the fun starts!

  • Thank you very much for your very helpful reply. I may consolidate for a week then try the c25k+ which doesn't sound as hard as the bridge to 10k

  • Congratulations! I hope you feel very proud.

    I think a reward like a nice new running top may be in order!

  • that's a good idea, thanks

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