Week 9 Run 3 in the bag!!πŸ’ͺ😊: I did it!!! I was... - Couch to 5K

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Week 9 Run 3 in the bag!!πŸ’ͺ😊

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I did it!!! I was not feeling it yesterday and had a whole host of excuses for not running.....I wanted to but the little gremlin in the back of my mind kept popping up with regular negatives!

My son came home from work and asked what I'd been up to. I told him about the gremlins and he gave me the push that I needed. The chicken was in the oven, I was hanging around doing not a lot, go and run!!

The past few runs have been outdoors but I didn't really have time for that plus the shower afterwards and then back to making dinner, so I opted for the treadmill. Forgot about the heating being onπŸ˜…!! I was beetroot but carried on, thanks to good old Jo spurring me on!! Even managed a sprint finish with sweat dripping off me!!! So, unbelievably I have completed my 9 weeks and have officially graduated!! I would never have thought it possible but it just goes to show if you have the determination you can do it!! Thinking for now I will keep on the 5K runs and maybe even try a Parkrun?

This has been such a good motivator and thanks to everyone on this forum for all your kind words and encouragement!!


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Congratulations on Graduating Almost_thereπŸ˜Šβœ‹πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Step up to the podium and smile πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰you are thereπŸ˜†πŸ˜„

Ask for your badge on the pinned posts Graduation Badges September 2017.

Happy dance ....and keep running .Lots of new adventures to come.x

LynnecanrunGraduate in reply to Bluebirdrunner

How do I ask for my graduation badge? Can't find pinned posts?!!!πŸ˜‚

BluebirdrunnerGraduate in reply to Lynnecanrun

At the side of the page if you are on a pc or go to the bottom of the page on a mobile device. Its below related posts and is September 2017 Graduation Badge. Post on there.😊

LynnecanrunGraduate in reply to Bluebirdrunner

Thanks 😊Xx

OldflossAdministrator in reply to Lynnecanrun

Badge suits you!!!

Super congratulations!!! Well done!!!


Well done Lynnecanrun! We always feel better when we beat the gremlins! Fabulous that you have graduated, congratulations! Maybe you need to change your name now?


Perhaps time for a name-change to Most Definitely_there! Well done on showing the pesky gremlins who's boss, and graduating in style!

Nice to have a chicken in the oven waiting for when you finish, too! :)




Terrific, huge sense of achievement, well done.

Brilliantly done and you pansies a chicken dinner too - what a perfect finish. Enjoy the bling and your podium.


Fantastic! Well done to you!πŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ…πŸ‘


Huge congratulations.... very well done Graduate!!!

Lots and lots of consolidation of the 30 minute runs now.. those legs need to carry on building.. as does our stamina and strength! Short runs, long runs runs to see where you end up and then maybe the C25K + podcasts :)

LynnecanrunGraduate in reply to Oldfloss

Thanks Oldfloss! 😊X


Nice badge! Now welcome to the whole new world of running that awaits you :)

Fantastic! Well done.

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