First 5K

When I first started C25K I got overexcited and signed up for a local 5K. I thought that it would be a real motivator for me and anyway it was far far off in the future.

It's tomorrow!!!

I did W7R1 on Tuesday and have been resting my legs since then. I think I'll still listen to the W7R2 podcast but I hope to keep going at the end of it.

I just thought I'd post it to the world :)


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  • Good luck- and good for you, enjoy it 😎

  • Thank you ju-ju.

    "Enjoy" is a funny word to use for my running. I suppose I'll get there eventually though ;)

  • An event has a totally different atmosphere so enjoy the ambiance and just take the run slowly but most of all have some fun.

  • Thanks SC1472.

    I'm looking forward to it really, oh and I've just found out how to do a smiley face with sunglasses, so that's going on all my posts from now on |:)

  • Oh... perhaps not :(

  • Yeay.. slow and steady and enjoy :)

  • Cheers Oldfloss. I'll let you know how I get on l:)

  • Mucked the sunglasses up again. I'll never get the hang of it :(

  • Me neither..I can only do happy and sad faces..

  • Good luck - take it steady and you will be fine...😎!

  • Thanks Sandraj39. How do you do the sunglasses?

  • I'm on an iPad - so I just choose from all the pretty pictures! Sorry, that's not very helpful is it!πŸ™‚

  • Ha ha... I'll get it (I'll ask one of my kids) ;)

  • All the very best go go go πŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒ

  • Thanks linney1.

    Running men? Now that's just showing off :)

  • Take it steady and enjoy! Its going to be great. Make sure you hydrate well today, sounds like its going to be quite hot in places


  • Thanks Jacs-W. Good advice :)

  • Good Luck today TiredOldMan. My wife and I are running a 3k Charity Event today in the grounds of Osborne House (Queen Victoria's holiday home on the Isle of Wight). We have just completed C25K and both approaching 70, think you might do better than us!

  • Hope your run went well and that you had lovely sunshine and fabulous views. My hat goes off to you both for completing C25K - you should be proud of yourselves. I started running on the IoW back in Feb & graduated beginning of May. It will always be a special place for me.

  • Thanks Slinkimalinki, we finished ok but I was shown a clean pair of heels by M in the process. Next step ParkRun, so perhaps we will meet up sometime.

  • Oh wow! That's so inspirational. I do hope the day went well for you both. It sounds like a great place to run.

    Don't bet on me being faster than you two 😁

  • Good luck. I have just finished W7 and did a 5K this morning. It was very hot and everyone took off at a fast pace. Despite knowing slow and steady I was tempted to try and match it, but struggled a bit. It did feel like hard work but I eventually finished and wasn't the last πŸ˜ƒ One over the line. Don't know my time yet but very glad I gave it a go 😁😁😁

  • Good for you. It was really hot yesterday wasn't it? Most of my water supply went over my head 😁

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