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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!

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Thank you!

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🎉👍🎉 well done you✋️😁

And welcome 😃

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 home😉 ( sorry doggy lovers🐶) but I had to listen to the podcast , not a yapping hound😳😉🏃

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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!!

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Mine started looking at me in terror when she saw me putting my running shoes on! She'd hide or pretend to be asleep 😴 😂 Good luck 👍😁❤🌶

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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

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Keep at it, slow and steady and you will🏃💪

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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 😀 And you'll be there soon too!

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Thank you!!!

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Brilliant, keep going! 👍🏼

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Thank you!!!

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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!

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

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You'll be fine✋️

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 ✅

Another 3 ✅ no problem 👍

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 there🎉🎉🎉

You need to slow down now, possibly 😉 A plod is good, just keep going 🏃 one foot in front of the other 👍 Before you'll know it fireworks 💥 are going off in your head 🎉💥🎉 and you've done it😉

I actually cried when I completed this one ( don't tell anyone 😉)

It is achievable, you can do it! And you will feel great when you do😁 Good luck✋️💪🏃❤🌶

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