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Very very emotional run today in Sunny paxos

Very very emotional run today in Sunny  paxos

Wow wow wow - I only went and did it ........ got up very early walked 10mins up the hill at speed ( advice from experienced runner staying in our resort ) then started of with mr Smooth - another 5 min walk up the hill for warm up bit ........ and off I went .

Tears streaming down my face as iv never attempted exercise on holiday before . The view across the Aegean Sea was breath taking in the early morning sun . Slowly ran down the hill ..... one ear on mr Smooth other listening for cars ..... half way down turned off to the small beach - around the car park a few times - backwards and forwards on the small beach front - then continued down to the harbour - steeper incline but took it slowly . Paused for 30 secs but jogged on the spot to admire the view again - so emotional right now ..... I AM RUNNING and feel great . Down into the harbour front passing the little bar we go to and 6-7 men drinking coffee ... but unlike normal I didn't care because even tho I may look hot and sweaty I was RUNNING and not sitting ... ....... continued around the harbour route I had planned a couple of times .... and that was it -- 1 min to go !!!!!!!! - I speeded up for the last minute along the front and back to our beautiful little jetty house ....... buzzing , crying , wanted to scream from the roof top that I had just ran for 25 mins on my holiday !!!!!! Cool down , stretches then shower🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉. Can't wait to do it again on Thursday

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Hehe how bloody wonderful and thank you for sharing, off to menorca in a couple of weeks and looking forward to taking my running shoes (we must be mad)

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Do it the elation and sense of achievement is incredible but go early . Jancanrun gave me some tips which helped me loads - iced water , early mornings , wet hair and conditioner , damp shirt . Good look fellow runner

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thanks for the tips

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Will watch for your post - I may not do so well next time and believe me I went slowly due to nervousness I wouldn't make it and end up in the harbour ha ha 🛥⚓️⛵️

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So glad you got out there and did it and it worked for you, Isn't it glorious when it comes together like this? Well done you, it's tough doing it in the heat but when it works it's a lovely addictive feeling.

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It was fantastic - thanks to your tips I made it . Alarm set for Thursday xx

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No thanks to your legs and head you made it... Well done am out too on Thursday , so virtual mediterranean run buddies...

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Bloody amazing !!!! Well done❤️❤️

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Thanks ❤️

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Sounds wonderful!! Well done

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Thanks ❤️

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Ha ha ha should say sunny paxos edited from funny lol 😂😂😂😂

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I was saying yesterday in a reply, that due to increased oxygen supply combined with endorphins and seratonin, I believe that senses and emotions are heightened, meaning that we junkies experience the world on a different level.

Sounds like a glorious run...........you are hooked!!!!

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Thankyou - Totally agree - emotions poured out of me . Missing some posted due to dodgy wifi

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Aww this was a joy to read! Well done for screwing up your courage and taking on a run abroad! You have inspired me to do the same on a nearby Greek island next week! I am only on week 5 but I am enjoying it and can really relate to your elation, despite not having reached that level yet!

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Thankyou - do it but get up early before the heat - I will watch out for posts from you . Have an amazing holiday - it's very hot out here 🌞🌞🌞

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I see that! Yikes! I think a little sunrise run will do nicely, any later and I will melt!

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Where is the 'love button' on here? What a fantastic feeling you describe. What committment and drive and sheer delight!! It's awesome and I can relate with your emotions. Loom forward to your next holiday run post. I just did wk7r2 in the rain! 😄

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❤️

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Brilliant wk 7 r 2 you super star going out in the rain . Love and Respect ShashHR . ❤️💗

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Woweee. Can I come? Sounds amazing.

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Yep get yourself over here . Thursday my next run so loads of time 🤗

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Absolutely fantastic....well done...your picture is beautiful!!! I can feel the emotion in you post...I know just where you're coming from Wannabefit!!!! You/We nailed it....!!!! You are a runner..just like me...my last run confirmed it for me....WOO HOO!!!!!! 🏃🏼‍♀️🏃🏼‍♀️ xxxxx

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We are nailing it indeed !!!! 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️. it's great to have everyones support - I think this has made a big difference in my motivation wheyyyyy heyyyyy mummycav109 x 💗

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Fantastic! Reading this makes me wanna get my trainers on !!

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Go get 'em on!!!! Get out there!!!!

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Do it --- posts on here have kept me going when at times I could not be bothered - I read this forum and I want to run 🏃‍♀️

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Me too x

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Fantastic! Well done you!!

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Thankyou - well deserved wind tonight 🍸

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Very, very well done you!!! A super post:)

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Thankyou - your mentorship , guidance and posts / replies are brilliant

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Inspiring! Well done you

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Well done - I felt just like that on first holiday run (& you put it down in words so well)! Beautiful picture too!

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Thankyou . Looking forward to tomorrow morning too hope it goes as well x

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