Couch to 5K
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Fat, slow and still going!

I just ran 30 mins for the 2nd time (W9 R2). I have lost 2.5 stone but still have lots to go! I started running wk 1, after dark, on snickets, in a duffel coat! 11 weeks ago!! I can't believe I am doing this, a 41 year old fat mum! Started this because my 4 year old asked why his mummy was round!! only managed 4.2 km but - better to be slow than on the couch!! Can't wait to complete the program!!

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Well you are faster than me!!!

Well done. Looking forward to the graduation party 🎉

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But as we know.:) it is simply about running....not speed :) You are doing amazingly :)

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Brilliant... very well done... the bunting, the champagne and the party poppers are out there.. the Podium is up and your badge is polished! We will be waiting :)

Forget distance.... just keep it slow and steady! Looking forward to your Graduation post... and party!

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Nearly there!!! Super job 🏃‍♀️

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Fantastic- well done xx

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Out of the mouths of babes! Well done on your weight loss, and fantastic that you are nearing graduation.

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Go you!!!!

I'm a fat mum too lol

I've only lost 6lbs but my shape has definitely changed!!

I can't run fast but I managed my first 20min run without stopping 2 days ago such a fab feeling!!

Hoping I can make it as far as you!

I start week 6 today!!!

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You can, I promise!!! trust the program. 30 mins is only a bit further than 20!! That's what I keep trying to tell myself.

You are doing brilliantly and my weight loss really kicked in 3 or 4 weeks ago so keep going it will come!

Good luckxx

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Thank u!!

I hope so got 1 run left with intervals (w6r2) then I'm onto the runs with no walking in between!!

x x x

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I was a "bad boy" and ran for over 30 minutes last week (got told off on the forum!), so I now know I can do it, but I'm back to being good again and off for my W8R1 today, so a bit behind you. Like you I've lost over 2 stone and also still have more to go. It's taken me since December 2016 to get this far, so you are doing FABULOUSLY!! You sound speedy to me ...

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Thank you!! It's a good feeling losing the weight isn't it!! Well done you!!! It doesn't matter how long it takes- just that you're doing it!! We'll both be graduates soon!!

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Absolutely fantastic! I hope to be able to do the same in 8 weeks' time (just finished Week 1).

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Trust the program- It is amazing. Remember, starting the program is the biggest challenge- You can do it!

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I think you are doing amazing.

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How inspiring! Well done x

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Lovely post - can't wait to read that you have graduated.

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That's speedy! I wasn't even at 4K at graduation. It will be a fantastic feeling and well done you! Slim trim Mum now !

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Well done- it's people like you that inspire people like me (just done W2R3) Becoming a "runner" still feels a long way off at the moment and you are already there 😁

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Thank you! Trust the program, you can do it!! Finishing week 2 is a massive achievement!- Well done you!!

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Well done 👍What an achievement! 👏👏👏

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Go girl, you are on a winner

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