First 5k

First 5k

Well, I made it!

Very very tired due to the heat but I got round the 5K course.

I couldn't have done it without my son Olly pace making. He stuck by his old dad all the way round bless him.

The way everyone applauded those runners finishing behind them was wonderful. Great respect for others, just like this forum.

After a quick shower, my lovely missus and me helped my daughter and her fiancé move house so I didn't have time to sit down until much later. I think this acted as a warm-down because I don't ache much today.

Anyway... Fun-Run 5Ks .... I highly recommend them. Great fun and lovely atmosphere.

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  • Well done and Congratulations. 5k fun runs are wonderful. I've done a few Parkruns so far, love them.

  • Thanks. Yes, I'm an addict in the making 😁

  • Very well done! I did my 5k today too in the baking heat & it's not easy!

  • Oh my goodness, today has been even hotter than yesterday!

    Well done, very impressive 😲

  • Thank you!

  • Well done! Son's are brilliant aren't they?

  • Oh definitely. Love him to bits 😁

    Thanks Maddee

  • Fab result, well done! Lovely to run with your son.

  • Thanks. Yes it's brilliant 😬

  • Congratulations - we knew you would do it! Lovely photo too😀

  • Thanks Sandraj39. That's really nice of you 😁

  • Fabulous well done tiredyoungman 👍

  • Thanks helenwheels. Do you know, I'm feeling younger and younger as I progress towards my graduation 😁

  • Brilliant ! A great pressie to give yourself for Fathers Day :-)

    Really Well done to you and that is such a great pic, definitely one to treasure xxx

  • Cheers poppypug. My better half has already made plans to print it off and frame it 😁

  • Many congrats! Having a son along on the journey is brilliant! Enjoy every run!

  • Thanks Jacs-W. He was a star :)

  • Not so much a tired old man as a happy, healthy wonderful Dad !!!!

    Wow... Father's Day pikkie there if ever I saw one!!! Well done you...both of you! !

  • Cheers Oldfloss. I was looking for your praise most of all :)

  • You did amazingly... and in this warmth too...superb!!!

  • What a super weekend you had..a lovely piccy to remember the moment too😊

    Well done to you and your son.

  • Thanks Jan-now-runs :)

  • Congratulations Fitoldman :)

  • Thanks Irish-John :)

  • Oh "Fitoldman" I missed that. Thanks John :)

  • Congratulations! Great photo. Nice to run with your son,

  • Thanks Lavender1962 :)

  • Congratulations - that's no mean feat in this hot weather. I'm still to do my first 5K parkrun, but looking forward to it!

  • Oh you'll love it I'm sure. Good luck 😁

  • Top job, well done!

  • Thanks Cliff 😬

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