I actually did it!! I just completed the final run of the programme!! 😱😁

When I started this on 6 Feb with my husband, it was cold, dark and wet and I was shattered!!! I could never imagine running (albeit slowly) continuously for 30 minutes!! He dibbed out after week 2 & I really thought I wouldnt be far behind him but, I carried on & I think Im now addicted!!

My last run wasnt my best by any means (& I forgot to turn my watch off at the end so I dont know my pace/distance etc!!), it was early (5am!!), cold, something happened to my app so it looked different, all my data has been wiped & I couldnt play any music! The gremlins came in hard & fast at 15 mins but, somehow, I did it!!

Finding this place & all you was a BIG plus for me so - thank you all, thank you for your support, for your tips, for sharing your experiences, for helping me keep on!! ❀️

I DID IT!!!! (Sorry, a tad excited!!) πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈ


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  • Congratulations! What a fantastic achievement πŸ˜€.

  • Thank you 😁

  • Amazing!!! I can't wait to get there! Huge well done to you! Keep it up! πŸ€—πŸŒˆπŸŒˆπŸŒˆπŸŒˆ

  • Thank you, the feeling of completing is well worth the push!! 😁

  • Amazing achievement. Well done!!

    You are an inspiration for people like me who are not quite there yet :)

    What's next I wonder? ;)

  • Oh thank you!! Hope to see a similar post from you in the very near future!

    Ive already signed up for a 5k in May and am going to do the colour run in June with my brother-in-law & brother! Got to keep plodding on! πŸ˜πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

  • Congratulations. I can't wait to post in similar vain. Only the final run to do, which I'm intending to be a parkrun on Saturday. I think pure stubbornness has got me through, and sticking to the programme, but now I can't wait to experiment and find out what suits me best (I suspect it will be intervals - I do better with a walking break!). Well done again, and keep running πŸ˜€

  • Thank you!

    Fantastic you're so close too!! Good luck for Saturday, will watch out for your post!! x

  • Well Done - be very proud, what an achievement!

  • Thank you 😊

  • Well done graduate! Fantastic news. Time to claim your shiny badge and have a party!


  • Thank you! Maybe a couple of celebratory G&T's at the weekend but Im going to keep plodding on so not too many! πŸ˜‚

  • Thats the spirit 🍸

  • Well done! Don't forget to get your badge: (https://healthunlocked.com/couchto5k/posts/135233236/april-2017-graduation-badges).

    No doubt someone will be along with prosecco and balloons later...

  • Thank you!! The biggest coffee Costa do is hitting the mark at the moment - got to get through work before celebrating! πŸ˜β˜•οΈπŸΎ

  • Many congratulations to you. Now you can do whatever your little running legs choose to do πŸƒπŸƒπŸƒ


  • Yeeeeeeeeeeeha! Well done YOU! So you are now a c25k Graduate. Congratulations 😊

    Your badge looks great, ,really suits you

    I bet your old,man now wishes he'd not ducked out. Oh well, cometh the hour, cometh the woman 😁

    So, next up Stepping Stones podcasts? 😊

  • Thank you 😁 Im going to keep on with my 30 min route for a while & enter a few 5k runs I think. Exciting times! 😁

  • Congratulations!!

  • Well done - you deserve to feel excited.

  • Isn't it a great feeling? Congratulations! πŸΎπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸΎ

  • well done slowpoke i'll be joining you in 4 days time 2 more runns to go here

  • Woohoo! Bet you thought you'd never get there but here you are! Well done you. Enjoy the celebrations. :)

  • Congratulations runner πŸƒ

  • Congratulations - fantastic achievement πŸŽ‰ I hope to join you in a couple of weeks

  • Forgive me correction - congratulations Graduate!

  • Huge congratulations,l am abit late with saying this to you but,l myself am so close to completing and it inspires me and others to carry on,fantastic,well done,Stevy

  • Well done. I remember the feeling of completing week 9. Keep going ! πŸƒπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

  • Well done, it does feel good finishing the programme. Good luck in your May 5k, which 5k are you doing? I'm doing two - Birmingham chocolate and Liverpool rock n roll if you are doing one of them may see you there.

  • Thank you! Im doing the Godalming Run & the London Colour Run 😁

  • Racing is such fun! Who knew? 😊

    You will giggle like a girl 😁

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