My n-time of first run

Welcome everybody,

I am new in here. I started running last September then I had to stop mid-October, as I got really ill and I couldn't get better for a long time. After that was another excuse - cold and rainy winter. And it wasn't even the first time I started, but the first time with this podcasts.

I am tired of quitting and starting everything all over. Today I started, again, for good. I run week 3 run 1 (W3R1) and for the first time I went with my dog. It wasn't easy, as my dog is not perfect even with walking, but it was nice to have a company and knowing that I am doing something good not only for myself.

Let's hope I finally achieve my dream of becoming a runner. I always admire runners and I want to become one. Additionally, I hope that as a "side effect" I will lose some fat ;)

I created account and wanted to greet all of you.

Iga

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  • Good stuff. All the best.

  • Thanks :)

  • Good on you :) I run with my dog too and I find that she is great at getting me motivated and she is actually better behaved when running than walking. I also find that taking her means I am less self conscious, as I figure she takes peoples attention off me. To be honest I havent done a single run without her!

    Anyway good luck!

  • Hi! I run with my dogs too, I'm lucky to have off road tracks very near home so they just run free while I'm running. I'm on Week three Run 2 later today, good luck with your next one!

  • I have some off road tracks as well near me, but I want to build up my leg strength, knee and ankle stability, along with endurance first. Then I can move to more muddy or even boggy paths that are along the river / canal.

  • Hi IgaT... great that you've joined us (and your furpal). You've now got access to a mad band of running people of all shapes and sizes, every speed, from 0 to scary fast, and all ready to run with you right the way through the programme. Keep posting and let us cheer you as you go 😊

  • If you stick with the programme I promise you that you'll become a runner. So many of us never imagined we would be able to achieve what we have but here we are and if we can then you can too! Stick with the forum to keep motivated. You can do it!

  • Thank you :) Tomorrow I plan to do the second run after break. I hope I manage with time.

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