20 minutes! 20 MINUTES!!!

I can't say that was easy, but W5R3 is under my belt! Good job I'm stubborn, it was hard work. After plodding along for ages I'd decided Laura was waiting til 10 minutes to let me know how much I'd done - and then she told me I'd run for 5 minutes! Approaching 10 minutes and my legs ached (I've mastered the pace so I don't get completely out of breath like I did for the first couple of weeks). I don't think it helped that the first part of the route was uphill (I know Norfolk is supposed to be flat, but it's not if you're running/cycling there!). Then I turned for home and that gave me the push I needed to keep going. I wasn't exactly elated when I finished, just curious as to whether my legs would actually carry me on the 5 minute walk home. But now I'm back, changed and fed I have to admit to feeling pretty pleased!

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  • Well done! You did it! Great way to start off the weekend :)

  • Well done! That first continuous run is harder on the mind than on the legs, but you made it through! :) You're over half way through the plan now - you can do this!

  • Good job! Well done.

  • Good job :) I told you we can do it :) we will finish these 9 weeks on time :) slowly and steady :) xxx

  • It's nice to have someone else at the same stage for motivation. I had to keep going when I felt like giving up, just to keep up with you ;-)

  • And I don't want to disappoint you :) so we don't have a choice. We need to do it :)

  • Well done!!!

  • Well done

    Yes sometimes i think Laura has gone to sleep

  • well done i start week 5 tomorrow hope to follow by your example

  • You can do it :-) Never thought I would, not in such a relatively short space of time.

  • It's a great feeling isn't it? Well done! 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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