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Well well well...W3R1

I trotted out to have a go last night ..my week 2 was split due to illness and a pulled back... 13 days between run2 and run3. I wasn't sure on Tuesday if I would manage W2R2 but despite still coughing a lot I managed ok. Last night tho the Gremlin Stan was trying to convince me that I need to redo week 2. But fellow C25Kers encouraged me to give week 3 a go, and I did...And although tough I did it...Managed R1 so looking forward to 2 and 3...And Stan is so annoying me now by looking ahead to week 4 and trying to say I won't be able to step up... I believe him at the moment but maybe I'll feel better once 2 and 3 achieved. We shall see.๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿƒ

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Well done for getting out there๐Ÿ‘ That really is the hardest bit I've found. I'm behind the programm too and been tempted to repeat runs. Although I haven't had a gap of 13 days my mindset has been if I did wx r3 within 3 days I'll give the next week a go. It's worked up until now ๐Ÿ™‚. Good luck with it, trust yourself and the lovely Laura ๐Ÿ‘

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Hey, well done you for achieving what you doubted. You will step up and complete it cos after the three runs you will be ready. Hey if I can do it anyone can. Keep us posted ๐Ÿ‘

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Well done :-)

Leave Stan at home!

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Absolutely, send Stan off for a nice winter break somewhere that he can't bother you, maybe if you send him skiing he might break a limb and be laid up until you're w9! Stan can come home bandaged up and you'll be running 30 minutes๐Ÿ˜€ If you felt sorry for him you could always make him a cuppa when you get home as a graduate๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜€

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Well done MotherPip...๐Ÿ˜Š

You are doing brilliantly. Keep going...

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What I like is that if you succeed with Run 1 in a week , the knowledge that you CAN means you KNOW you can manage run 2 and 3... At least. In the early weeks when all runs are the same.

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Excellent thinking!...xx

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That's brilliant well done. I am also on week 3 and was due to do run 3 yesterday but have been laid up with nasty but of norovirus since Wednesday night. I'm hoping to complete week 3 tonight as really don't want to get behind schedule.

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Don't be overdoing it annie1970 ... You'll be washed out, take care...its not a race x

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Ignore Stan, what does he know anyway? Can he run for even ten seconds? No? Thought not. You keep going, you are doing well :) :).

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Well done! You'll have conquered week 3 before you know it. You can run further than those gremlins ;)

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This is really encouraging, I've just done w2r3 and like you, have had a long gap between w2r2 and w2r3 on account of a real humdinger of a cold. I found it hard going and think I'll redo w2r3 before I attempt week 3. it seems like a huge step between week 2 and week 3 :-)

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allegrachick I would say have a go at the next run..You might be @surprised... I was and I was seriously doubting and dithering lol... With encouragement I decided just to try, and managed ok. Sadly I'm stuck in week 4 now. Have done run 1, then did a parkrun which was more walking than jogging...Then swam and then pulled my back again putting on my sock haha. Back is much better today so I have been for a swim...So tomorrow maybe W4R2....

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Wow, you're doing so much! I can't even visualise a parkrun at this stage although my daughter-in-law is encouraging (nagging) me to join her on one soon. I'll be resuming my what-I-call jogging tomorrow. It's just been too cold the past few days and I am a wuss.

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