Did it ! Did it!

Good morning all !. Hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful weather. Well I have managed to complete the C25K. It has taken me a couple of weeks longer than 9 weeks but hey I've done it so I am so chuffed.

Thank you all who gave your support,encouragement and laughs along the way. You are really a great bunch so thank you! I hope that I can still keep in touch.

I shall keep running and now that there is structure to my running I shall carry on the way I have been doing improve on my speed ,although I think this morning and the other morning I felt my speed was in fact getting faster! and go furtherπŸΎπŸ˜„πŸ˜„

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  • Congratulations! Well done πŸ˜€

    Apply now for your Graduate badge πŸ™‚

  • Thank you misswobble will do! It's a great feeling isn't it πŸ‘πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • It sure is! You get to keep doing it too πŸ˜€

  • Which is good too. I'm running 2 sponsored runs one in May and the other in July so that's my next goal. Both for cancer research .So I shall keep going.πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

    Thanks again misswobble for all your support.

  • That's fantastic 😊 well done!!!

  • Thank you so much Elissy . I'm so chuffed it's all been worth it .πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • I've only just graduated a couple of weeks ago and it took me way longer than you πŸ˜€ But the feeling when you've done it is unbeatable 😊

  • Congrats to you too.thats wonderful news! Yes your right the feeling is brill! πŸ˜„ πŸ˜„

  • Congratulations! And well done for establishing a structure to continue running – something I hope to do.

  • Thank you so much Dps! You will do it too I'm sure. I tell you if I can do it you can tooπŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Keep going! It doesn't have to be far, it doesn't have to be fast. Also be more active in general. I walk everywhere these days, as well as running of course. I combine running with shopping too πŸ˜€

  • Me too we have two black Labradors so we walk them twice a day or more and then I run . And like yourself I walk most places although I work in a different county to where I live so I have to drive,thereπŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Congratulations Peggy 59 🍾🍾🍾It's a great feeling isn't it?

  • Thank you Shorty7 yes it's a great feeling ,especially as I live in the sticks and some of the run entails inclines so starting to master them now and there were times I thought that perhaps I wouldn't be able to do it but I did !πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Time to party! Well done indeed.

    The badge looks great! πŸŽ“πŸΎπŸ…πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ°πŸ₯‚πŸŽŠ

  • Thank you so much jacks-W. I'm so chuffed.its a great feeling πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Oh well done! Fantastic!

    Hope you're treating yourself to something nice today to celebrate. x

  • Thank you AnneDroid have had so many congrats from everyone.People are so kind.Anyway I'm going to have lovely glass of white tonight to celebrate! πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • To boldly go...... and you will, and this time...your way. :)

    Yeay Graduate!

    That badge looks amazing on you...:)

    So, get your party frock on for later, we will all be there.. balloons at the ready, party poppers, champagne... and even a band!!!

    You have done so very well, and you will keep posting...( that was not a request) ! Choose where you want to travel next on your running journey, but take some time to run, just because you can, for how long, or how far you feel like:) I called it running for joy!

    Then, when you are ready...loads of advice and ideas await you right here!

    Congratulations!!!x

  • Thank you so so much Oldfloss .its a great feeling isn't it?

    So yes I'm looking forward to run ,run,and run! avoiding the cow Poopee! where at all possible. Anyway party frock coming out and glass of wine in my hand .So let's party!!!!!πŸΎπŸŽ“πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

    Will keep posting all my adventures ha!

    Next for me is two sponsored 5k runs for cancer research one in May (not long now) and the next one in July so looking forward to that.Anyway once again many thanks.Yes I do believe it's running for joy ,because I just love itπŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • CONGRATULATIONS 5K RUNNER! ☺

  • Thank you so much Irish John .im so chuffed and now I shall keep going ! πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Onwards and Upwards! :)

  • Thank you! πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Well done Peggy59. You must feel really proud. I am Looking to join you at the graduation party on Saturday. Seems a long time ago that we were both fretting about the week 5 run. Enjoy your future runs.

  • Thank you so much Ched. Yes I'm feeling proud of myself at completing this. Now it's yor turn Ched! Your right it does seem a long time since week 5 and look how far we have come. We've had fun along the way though ha!

    Looking forward to your graduation party Saturday!!!

    Will be working all day tomorrow (helping fix people's broken bones etc anaesthetics NHS ) so won't be at your party till evening.However I shall be thinking of you and wishing you well.

    Have a great graduation Ched. Keep going!!!!!πŸΎπŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰πŸŽ“πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Hey Ched big congratulations! You did it! It's a great achievement isn't it? I was thinking of you yesterday in between patients at work and wondered how you got on. This is the first chance that I have to posting you ! Anyway hope you keep posting as well as running .Tuesday I shall be back pounding tha roads !

    Good luck Ched and Party ! Party! Party! πŸŽ“πŸΎπŸΎπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‚πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Well done peggy😊

    Yes, carry on enjoying your running. There are c25k+ podcasts too if you enjoy structure. Keep posting as it helps with motivation.xx

    Congratulations πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ Graduate.

  • Thank you so much Jan . Yes I was thinking about the C25K+. I shall keep posting too because all the help and encouragement I received from everyone spurred me on. So I like to think I can do the same for others as it is a good motivation.

    I have two sponsored runs coming up in May and July so that's another goal for me to get to!

    Anyway many thanks and happy running.πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Many Congratulations Peggy, on a fantastic achievement !

    You should be so proud of yourself !

    Happy Running ! :-) xxx

  • Thanks poppypug! I didn't think,it was possible but you never now what you can do till you do it!

    Many thanks for you support !πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Congratulations!!!

  • Thank you so much ancient runner! πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Excellent, congratulations Peggy! Just look at your new shiny badge :)

  • Thank you so much skyesue ! Ha! It is rather shiny ! Anyways have to keep going and run 3 times a week! But for today I shall party! party! party! πŸ˜„ πŸ˜„

  • That is fabulous news, I am so pleased for you. I hope that I too can complete the couch to 5K. I had a jog outside yesterday evening and it was beautiful. Let's just hope this lovely weather continues

  • Thank you toriaoxford!

    You will do it there's no question on that one and yes this weather is so beautiful that it makes you want to get out there and run ! run !run! ha ! How far are you in to your programme ?

    Keep going .nice and steady remember your breathing and most of all enjoy it !πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Many congratulations ! A fantastic achievement !

  • Many thanks Allypally25.hope all is well with you?

    Everyone is so kind congratulating me ,it makes it all worthwhile and the encouragement is fantastic so thank you!πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Brilliant! Big congratulations!πŸ™‚

  • Thanks so much Sandraj39 .

    I'm so chuffed with myself. Cannot believe I've done it and how quick it's gone! However it doesn't stop there! Tomorrow I'm working so it will be Sunday after mass I shall go running again! Perhaps divine intervention might allow me to go further ha!!

    Hope all is well!πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Well done and congratulations on a brilliant acheivement! And races already booked in to keep you motivatedπŸ˜†πŸ˜Š

  • Thank you so much alibo . Yes I've 2 races coming soon .Only 5 k each but who knows as the year progresses then I might progress to 10 k. But I think that would be my limit as I am clocking 60. However my aim is just to run for fitness and most of enjoyment!

    Hope you're well πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

  • Congratulations to you πŸƒ

  • Thank you so much. Still grinning from ear to ear (looks a bit weird ha!) πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

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