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New to Running and C25K - Loving It!

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1969altGraduate
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Week 5 run 3 completed πŸ˜†

Finally, after a few rubbish years, I've started running. It's hard, emotional but absolutely worth it and I'm loving it. A couple of months ago I wasn't able to run for 30 seconds without feeling like I had an elephant on my chest, so I gave up. Why would anyone want to do this for fun? 5 weeks ago I tried again and today I ran for 20 minutes without stopping. I can hardly believe it, I'm so excited. I actually look forward to going out for each session. I can't recommend this programme highly enough, its brilliantly simple. Week 6 here I come, I can't wait!

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misswobbleGraduate

I'd never run before and you just don't know how to do it do you! So, having this programme that tells you exactly what to do, and when, is such a relief. It's literally one foot in front of the other. As long as you go steady, slower the better, you'll be fine.

It's fun! I loved it. Sounds like you will too. Take it steady though. Those that do make it to Graduation in one piece. Good luck!

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Flossie22Graduate

Well done. Slow and steady is the motto. And enjoy 😊 πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»πŸ˜Š

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AnneDroidGraduate

The joy oozes out of your post! Go you!

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patoc37Graduate

Well done. I'm only a few sessions ahead of you and the 25 minutes will be no problem to you.

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DavodaGraduate in reply to patoc37

Agreed! I still come home amazed that I've just run 25 mins non stop.

I would never have thought it possible to go from no running to 20/25 mins nonstop in such a short time.

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pollyp1Graduate

Yay!! You're hooked now - there's no going back! Welcome!

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ju-ju-Graduate

Fantastic, well done you!!! 😎

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melly4012Graduate

What a great post, complete with fab picture there! Sounds like you're doing brilliantly and I'm so glad you're loving it. W5R3 is a big one which proves to people (if there was any doubt by this stage) that they can do this running thing and, not only that, but it's pretty fun too! Congratulations, you deserve to feel really proud. You can!

Well done 1969alt ...πŸ˜„ keep up the good work..slow and steady.x

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Von99Graduate

Fantastic!

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1969altGraduate

Great comments guys thank you xx

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