Millican said I'm a proper runner it must be true :)

Good Afternoon All,

I am delighted to say I have just completed Week 6 Run 3; 25 minutes of solid running, oh yes I have!

The first 8 minutes were not pleasant and I'd thought I would have to stop but somehow I dug in and the next thing I knew the half time bell was ringing and with that I turned round and headed back. With the wind in my face gently cooling me the pup and I were then shocked to hear Sarah say I had just over 60 seconds left and if I felt OK I could up the pace for the last minute. But I thought what the hell and don't ask me how but I kicked on and did exactly that.

Very pink and sweaty I finished my walk home and haven't stopped smiling since.

I'm off to work soon but as Nina sang; "it's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new life for me, ooooooooh...

And I'm feelin' good."


Featured Content

Join the NHS Couch to 5K community

Couch to 5K has been designed to get you off the couch and running 5km in just 9 weeks

Start today!

Featured by HealthUnlocked

14 Replies

  • Wow. Awesome! Great job.

  • Thank you I do feel a little awesome to be honest lol

  • Nina hits the spot doesn't she... oh and you upped your pace that was something I never managed when Mr Smooth used to say ' you might like to try and change your pace' I used to reply with just two words.....

    Brilliantly done

  • I can imagine what those may have been lol

    Thank you

  • I did the same run this morning and I was surprised at how quickly the time went!! Well done and good luck for WK7!!

  • Thanks, you too. We'll compare notes here 😊

  • The only time I have ever upped my pace was to cross the Park Run finish line last week before I collapsed :D

    Well done, it is a huge achievement that run! Lot's of luck for next week.

  • Thank you, I think I'm going to need all the luck I can get. 🍀

  • No... you are all you need... and you are, enough :)

  • Hello Runner!!!

    Very well done... you are doing wonderfully! Last run of Week 6.. and then.. the lovley long runs... relaxing and so much to enjoy :)

  • So funny reading your post and sentiments. I have just finished the same ...W6 R3 and I want to shout from the flipping roof tops that I have just run for 25 minutes non stop. As you say the first 8-10 minutes were hard but I just kicked my gremlins hard in the shins and kept going. Such a brilliant feeling tonight. Well done!!!!

  • Ah thanks and to you too. I don't know why those first minutes are such a struggle but they always are harder than the end weirdly but I can do this and I will and so I am sure will you. Good luck for Week 7 x

  • Don't forget, Sarah Millican is a stand up comedian...........

  • Remember that feeling & keep that smile...there's no feeling like it!! Well done

You may also like...