Couch to 5K
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Yay, I did it!!

I finally graduated on the C25K....can't believe I did it and how much I enjoyed it. I have Mapmyrun playing in the background whilst listening to the C25K programme so I know how far I've run. I ran 4K in the 30mins but kept going as I wanted to run 5K and I felt fine, so I ended up running 5.2K in 39mins. I'm not sure if this is a good pace or not, all I know is it was good for me and I was more than happy. Thanks to everyone of this forum for all the advice, tips and progress they post, it has helped no end

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Well done on completing c25k and running 5km, feels good doesn't it. I did 5.2km today too, 11 days after graduating, 38 mins and at a pace I am comfortable with at the moment. Keep on running!

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Thank You, and well done to you too. I have downloaded the 5K+ Stepping Stone and thought I would give that a go now. I'm happy at my pace, just wanted to see if I could improve on my technique and stamina now. Hope you keep enjoying your running.

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Congratulations! :)

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Thanks so much

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Hearty congratulations, very well done, that's a great time. Don't go overdoing it now! 👏🏻👏🏻🏃🏻🏃🏼‍♀️🏃🏻🏃🏼‍♀️🎓🎓🍾🍾😀😀

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I'll never be guilty of that - I am enjoying it though and feel so much better since I started the programme

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Woohoo! Well done on completing C25K and running just over 5K. Don't worry too much about the time for now. You have set yourself a benchmark and if you want to you can challenge yourself to beat it in due course. Happy running!

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Thanks, I've downloaded the Stepping Stones so will do that for a while now to help me improve technique etc. Happy running to you also

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Congratulations! Graduation and 5k all in one go! Enjoy that amazing feeling!

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Congratulations, and adulations and well done. It is a tremendous achievement and something to be proud about. Looks like you're all set to give yourself new challenges too :)

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Hurray!! Well done you. Great to be beginning new year in a few weeks as a new graduate. x

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Thank you and yes hope to keep going in the New Year. Good luck with your running too

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well done!!! That's fantastic! :)

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Thanks, I would never have believed I could do it when I started the programme. I thought I'd last 2 weeks max .... Now I've downloaded the Stepping Stones and want to keep going!

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Well done! Keep running.... 😀

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Thank you and yes I intend to. I did a Stepping stone 1st run yesterday and improved my speed but I feel I need a couple of days rest now, then I'll go out again. Enjoy your running too

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