Can't believe I'm on Week 5 day 2

First post on here as I'm absolutely flabbergasted that today I managed Week 5 Day 2 and ran (well jogged) for two 8 minute sessions. Just can't quite believe that this is working for me and I can actually run at my age! Of course, the dog isn't too happy at not being able to sniff at every hedge/wall/plant/blade of grass but he's never been healthier either. If you're reading this and think "I'll never do that" just give it a go ... you might just surprise yourself!


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  • You're more than half way through, that's brilliant, well done!

  • Thank you!

  • πŸŽ‰πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ well done youβœ‹οΈπŸ˜

    And welcome πŸ˜ƒ

    You're doing great, even if the doggy thinks otherwise 😏 Pooch will learn to keep up. Or do what I did, dump the dog😱 She was holding me back😱😳, she had to stay at homeπŸ˜‰ ( sorry doggy lovers🐢) but I had to listen to the podcast , not a yapping houndπŸ˜³πŸ˜‰πŸƒ

  • Yes I think there will come a point when doggie stays home ... was looking at him today and he looks like he's lost more weight than me!!! Poor thing!!

  • Mine started looking at me in terror when she saw me putting my running shoes on! She'd hide or pretend to be asleep 😴 πŸ˜‚ Good luck πŸ‘πŸ˜β€πŸŒΆ

  • Thats Awesome. Im on week 3 and cannot wait to get to your point. Will be weird to run a mile without a break lol

  • Keep at it, slow and steady and you willπŸƒπŸ’ͺ

  • Well done. It's a great feeling, isn't it. I'm no spring chicken, and hadn't run any distance for 40 odd years, but I've made it to week 8 with no ill effects πŸ˜€ And you'll be there soon too!

  • Thank you!!!

  • Brilliant, keep going! πŸ‘πŸΌ

  • Thank you!!!

  • Well done! No need for the (well jogged) apology because a) you can't run C25K too slow and b) anything is faster than sitting on that couch like you were!

  • Thank you! The dreaded W5R3 tomorrow but strangely looking forward to it!

  • You'll be fineβœ‹οΈ

    I remember reading a comment on this run from a grad, it was brilliant advice ( sorry can't remember who wrote it ❀)

    Break it up mentally, 5 minutes, ok I've done that βœ…

    Another 3 βœ… no problem πŸ‘

    Just as you're wondering how far you've come, and thinking back to the w1 and 60 seconds nigh on defeating you..... Laura is telling you you're half way thereπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

    You need to slow down now, possibly πŸ˜‰ A plod is good, just keep going πŸƒ one foot in front of the other πŸ‘ Before you'll know it fireworks πŸ’₯ are going off in your head πŸŽ‰πŸ’₯πŸŽ‰ and you've done itπŸ˜‰

    I actually cried when I completed this one ( don't tell anyone πŸ˜‰)

    It is achievable, you can do it! And you will feel great when you do😁 Good luckβœ‹οΈπŸ’ͺπŸƒβ€πŸŒΆ

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