I started out on the couch to 5k programme back in April. Although I've run at least three times a week since then, I haven't always been faithful to it, repeating weeks and doing shorter runs when time poor. I have, however, completed every run on the programme except week 9. Yesterday I completed the first run of week 9! Dare I say it felt pretty comfortable! Determined to completely finish it and graduate this coming week. I'm thinking of doing my first Great Local Run next Sunday to celebrate and record my first 5k time. Excited!


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  • Best wishes to you for you last 2 runs on the plan. Just take it nice and steady. Just 1 more hour of running and then you will be a graduate.

  • This is a great post as it really shows that the program is versatile, as long as you don't do longer runs it will get you there in the end. Well done and good luck for your last runs.

  • Well done and what a great idea 😎

  • Great post - realfoodieclub has put it perfectly. It entirely expresses what C25K is about.

  • Well done.. slow and steady does it... and try not to focus on 5K...just do those 30 minutes and enjoy!

  • I try not to be too slow as I have found this more tiring funnily enough. I like to focus on the distance too - I'm better working to a goal. I know this seems to go against all the advice, which is much appreciated , but it works for me!

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