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Graduation day!!!

Graduation day!!!

Well, I did it! Today I finished the last run of the Programme. I was supposed to do it yesterday, but I met for drinks with some friends on Thursday night and things got a bit out of hand... When I woke up yesterday I didn't have any energy and I missed the run. But this morning I was a good girl and as soon as I woke up I put on my running shoes and went out there. And it was a great run! I was determined to finish the Programme this week, so giving up in the middle of it wasn't an option. That thought gave me more stamina somehow and when I hit 30 minutes I was the closest I have ever been to 4K, so I decided to keep going until I reached that distance. The result: 4K in 34.56 and a very happy Yaskas!

After this let me tell you when I started 10 weeks ago I panted like crazy after every 60 second run, I never thought I could make it till the end and nevertheless here I am. I used to think running was boring and couldn't understand how people could enjoy it. Well, I get it now, running requires you to get in contact with yourself, you have to manage your energy and listen to your body, because most of the times, when you think you can't take another step it is your brain who is saying so, your body can endure much more than you think, and I don't know about you, but that for me is worth the struggle!

Happy running everyone!

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Well done, that's fabulous.

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Well done and congratulations.

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Brilliant, well done! You are right to be very proud of yourself! Enjoy your celebrations!

Dont forget to claim your shiny badge 😀🏃🏻‍♀️

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Thank you! I don't know how to claim it, what do I have to do?

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There is a pinned post 'march graduation' badges. Click and leave your details, admin fairies will do the rest 👍🏼😀

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I got it now! I feel like a child with new shoes!

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It really suits you too😀👍🏼

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Well done !

After your celebrations You've got to have a cunning plan for your future running !!

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Well done! What are your plans for the future? Now you're a graduate runner🍾😎

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Yippee Graduate :D ! Go get that badge and wear it with pride...xx

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Fantastic well done xx

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Thank you all! For the moment my plans are getting to those 5k, and keep posting my progress twice a week! I got the running bug now!

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Well done

I too remembering panting on w1r1

Still panting but after longer distances

I'm graduation +3 runs still not made 5 km as yet but going about 100 metres more each time so now I'm going 4.4 so keep going

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Well done. Congrats!

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