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Week 4 complete!

So I ran W4R1 Monday and found the step up a challenge but ok, W4R2 Thursday and struggled with the uphill gradient but got through it. W4R3 today and blimey, it was like I was running through treacle!

Why is it some runs you really "get it" and then you can do the same run 2 days later and struggle?

I am really bad at hydration I know (I am never Thirsty!) so need to improve this.

Really enjoying the challenge and I keep reminding myself that 4 weeks ago I struggled to run 60 seconds. It's great reading everyone else's posts on this forum - I can't tell you how much it is motivating me to continue

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Good job buddy. Yours is a name I've followed from my first week. We are both creeping toward that graduation line and beyond. Keep it up👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼🐢🏃🏼‍♀️😀😀


Yes I've been following you too! I missed 2 weeks due to an ankle injury but getting there ! Well done on your progress


Well done just completed week 4 this morning

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Well done. I did wk4r2 yesterday and have found both runs a big step up from week 3. It is very flat where I run so don't have the gradient issue. I find sleep impacts on how I feel during a run. If I had a bad nights sleep then running is a really hard. You mentioned hydration.Do you have a drink before running? I always do as don't want to carry a water bottle. Have you tried the app iDrated to record all you drink during the day?


Hi Susie,

It wouldn't take long to record the fluid in drinking as it's not a lot!

I think this is a really good idea as it would encourage me to drink more. Thanks for the suggestion


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