First ParkRun completed! Time 34:23 - Couch to 5K

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First ParkRun completed! Time 34:23

GazJ2k
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Just completed my first ever 5k event and I am over the moon with my time of 34:23 on a hilly course.

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davelinks
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Well done Gary! Excellent! And the times will keep improving as you go on..😊

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Pc59
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Congratulations !! Thats sn amazing timeπŸƒπŸƒπŸ˜Šgood on you be 10k next!!!!

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orchards
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Well done! I did my first today, too - somewhat slower at 39:59 on a fairly flat course. Still very pleased.

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Bluebirdrunner

Brilliant GazJ2k...😊Go you..superfast.πŸ˜„

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Rosie958
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Congratulations!

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Hidden
HiddenGraduate

Well done !

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givman

Well done!!

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lyndamorag
lyndamoragGraduate

Well done , I did my first one today too, I came 140 out of 140 at 46.59. A lot of walking and talking to the back marker , but was cheered on by everyone , not bad for a 64 year old newbie .First time I had run outside , only done a little running on the treadmill recently so was not expecting to even finish. No blisters . no sore legs just need more stamina, glad I did it , I can only get better. Roll on next week I now have a PB to beat.

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Scruffy64
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But you did it!! Another great achievement and I hope you really enjoyed it - I am very slow, and had to walk a bit today too, but just happy to be out there early on a Saturday morning :-)

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lyndamorag
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After 2 weeks since my 1st parkrun I braved the icy course and cold weather and did my 2nd.

Still came last at 47.50 around the same time as the first one 46.59 but no PB but I am hooked.

Still been making those excuses too myself why not to go,

week one was weather to bad,

second week I had given blood as a donor.

This week was new trainers plus all the above,

But this week I told myself if everyone listened to their excuses nobody would be there and that would be a shame......so I went and I ran / walked my way for 5k and enjoyed every minute.

My son has just rang to say how proud he is of me , now that is worth everything.

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