Couch to 5K
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This graduation smile is staying with me a loooonnnnngggggg time ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป

I've done it yeahhhhhhhh!!! ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿพ.

Went out early this morning for a run along the riverside with my super-fit 29yr old son, and ....... I DID IT ! I did everything Laura asked of me! AND.... I also ran a couple of extra minutes because I was so close to running 4k and I was totally in the zone (as they say๐Ÿ˜ƒ). I'm not fast (my boy runs 5k in under 21 mins normally) but I am very very very happy.

I intend to slowly grow the distance to 5k over coming weeks, but would also like to increase speed so I'm heading for Stepping Stones, Speed and Stamina....already downloaded the podcasts๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

I've celebrated with a new running top, pretty jade green rather than my usual 'let me hide-away' black. Then, joy oh joy, presented with a bacon sandwich by my wonderful husband. Way-off my healthy eating plan but such a rare treat these days, delicious and an absolutely perfect way to celebrate my achievement.

Happy running all and have a terrific weekend ๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽต๐Ÿ†

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Well done, brilliant! A little bit of what you fancy now and again is no bad thing :-) 2

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Thank you, I am so so happy about the run. My son is going abroad next week for 3 months so happy to have had his company! As for the bacon sandwich, absence makes the heart grow fonder was never more true๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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Wahoo massive congratulations Millsie-J on your graduation.

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Thank you Titch121, you are nearing that finish line yourself soon too๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

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Well done ! I bet you'll be grinning for a week I know I was. I celebrated with a "Magnum" Ice cream, not champagne .

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Thanks joepublic , I think at least a week! I'm loving that graduation badge! Champagne has nothing on a Magnum, great choice ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿฆ

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Congratulations! Hope your face doesn't ache too much ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘Ÿ๐Ÿƒ

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Thank you RunningGeek ! I can cope with the face ache as long as legs, knees , ankles , hips, back etc don't join in! Tee hee hee!

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Very well done. You earned your bacon sandwich! Congratulations. :)

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Well done you....I'm still in awe of all you graduates...it must be a fantastic feeling.

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no need to be in awe Skywatcher, like the many many super people on this forum, I just put my faith in the programme. It got me there and will do the same for you! stick with it and happy running

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Congratulations ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘. I remember that smile well - enjoy your day and Happy Running ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€

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Congratulations! Sounds like a perfect way to graduate ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜Š

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Fantabulous!

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Oooh congratulations.. fan dabby dozzy!!! Ooh I want to graduate all over again! Even if it is just for the whole delicious carrot cake I celebrated with:)

Yip that smile sure does last :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

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Congratulations - I hope that you and your boys are suitably proud!

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Thank you Ullyrunner, yes I think you could say thats the case :)

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Maybe it wasn't the sun in the sky earlier on today, but your smile ! Very well done xxx I could just eat a bacon sandwich and a magnum and some carrot cake washed down with champagne on your behalf ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿพ๐Ÿก

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Jingle_berry that made me laugh out load, thank you for your lovely words :)

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Yeay! Go you GRADUATE!..

C25K and a bacon sandwich! perfect:) The journey continues.. this time.. your journey, your path and your way! Exciting times lie ahead :)

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Thank you Oldfloss , I am just eyeing up a parkrun for when I return from Cyprus early next month...... I can't believe I'm thinking 5k.........amazing! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป

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Super well done Jacsw! Really pleased for you ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŒŸ

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Absolutely brilliant !

Many Congratulations to you on such a fantastic achievement !

I hope you have a lovely holiday, oh I would be so tempted to take my running gear and sneak a coupla runs in :-)

Really Well done Jacsw, you should be so proud of yourself ! :-) xxx

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Thanks Poppypug, my gear is going with me! Im hoping for early morning runs before it gets too warm๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป

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Am I too late for the partayy? ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿท๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿธ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿธ๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽˆ๐Ÿท๐ŸŒŸI brought balloons and bubbles!

CONGRATULATIONS Millsie-J! That flip-top head smile will be there for a fair old while, I guarantee it. Enjoy your free running and really, really well done! :)

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The Party doesnt start till you arrive McFitty

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Well done you! Hope that feeling stays with you all weekend. :) Congratulations, your badge looks great!

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Thank you๐Ÿ˜€

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Well done and happy running

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