W3R1 wow!

Oh my goodness! I really can't believe how scared I was about running 3 minutes... I don't know what happened today but something clicked. It was easy!! I found a great new route, and had music for the first time, which helped so much. I'm feeling pumped!! I even did a little bit extra at the end since I wasn't quite home yet and I had the energy for it. Very happy girl today :) Feel like I could actually do this thing!

I actually started off a lot slower than normal for the first 2 runs, following the advice I've had on here. I felt a bit silly but I was able to build it up back to my usual pace by the end :)

Thanks everyone, you're all amazing :D

P.S. I had a terrible day, I've been so emotional and stressed, so this is just the best.

Skip

Featured Content

Join the NHS Couch to 5K community

Couch to 5K has been designed to get you off the couch and running 5km in just 9 weeks

Start today!

Featured by HealthUnlocked

3 Replies

oldestnewest
  • Well done. Before you know it you'll be doing 20 minutes or more :-)

  • Nice one and I find running is great for stress!

  • Well done. Follow the programme and you'll be fine. I have graduated now, although it did take me about 12 weeks. I didn't think I could do it. I took on board all the advice, support and encouragement from these lovely people and it worked. #1 mantra was slow and steady. Good luck

You may also like...