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New mantra - 'elapsed time is all that matters'

Gillma
GillmaGraduate

Graduate running (I am 2 weeks post-grad) feels a bit like sixth form or college - no 40-minute bells; no uniform, no one to care whether you turn up for w3r3 or whatever...

Anyway the mind journey goes on - I did manage a wheezy 30 mins-ish this morning and the message from Mount Gallumphus was:

'Time elapsus is all that matters - not speedimus or fariness.'

Anyway it was a struggle but I did stay out for 40mins per C25k training, 5 mins warm up and cool down, embracing 30 mins puffing around!!

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ju-ju-
ju-ju-Administrator

well done and thats a fab mantra :)

Gillma
GillmaGraduate in reply to ju-ju-

Thanks ju-ju-

Millsie-J
Millsie-JGraduate

Just keep running, it will all come together as your fitness improves and as you build your legs. Every run counts🏃🏻‍♀️

Gillma
GillmaGraduate in reply to Millsie-J

Thanks Jacs

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Great post... a bit like one I tagged with.. No style, flair or speed:)

Well done you...runs for pure pleasure, runs to consolidate the 30 minute runs..shorter, different route runs... all helping to build up those running legs!

Gillma
GillmaGraduate in reply to Oldfloss

OH says my calves are developing- have to take compliments where I can get them!!

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