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I DID IT!!! And more too :)

Well, that's it, I've just done week 9 run 3. To say I'm chuffed is an understatement. I am so amazed I managed to get this far having never done any running since high school quite a few years ago now and I have to say I hated it then!

It all started off well as usual but by halfway someone had attached lead to my legs and I wondered if I would make it but I thought of what Irish-John posted yesterday and just put one foot in front of the other and carried on. It helped that I'd planned my route out last night so I knew where I was going, the temptation to cut out a section and take the ease route home was strong but I resisted, my inner stubbornness helped a lot there I think ;)

The route I planned was 5k long and when Laura told me my 30 minutes was up I was nowhere near the end so inspired by you guys on here I thought why not carry on and I MADE IT TO 5K!!! I did it in 37 minutes which I think is OK, better than I thought it would be. If I didn't have to come home and get ready for work later maybe I'd have carried on a bit further........maybe ;)

So, I'm off to apply for my shiny badge. I promise to keep it well polished :)

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Well done that's fantastic!!! 😎

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Fantastic great time too

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Ooh love the shiny badge ☺ Well done, congratulations

Happy running 😊

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And that badge does suit you well!

Congratulations!

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A massive congratulations to you! Graduation run and 5k! Brilliant time too! Your badge looks great. :)

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Congratulations! Well done for not letting those gremlins stop you with their antics with lead and legs

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All hail your Inner Stubbornness! :) Well done and that is a darn good time :) Congratulations ;)

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That's fantastic loisamelia 😄...

Whoop whoop🎉🎉🎉

See you have your badge in place already..well deserved.x

Glad Irish John was able to give you a leg up...😄

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Brilliant well done ! sometimes the running can come on in leaps and bounds and being stubborn helps !

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Well done, & a good time too :-D

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Thanks everyone :) The support on here has really helped!

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Fantastic! Well done - 5k and a good time too!

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absolutely fantastic!! Well done! :) x

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