The final push! Who's with me?

The final push! Who's with me?

I cannot believe I am coming to the end of week 9!! I would never ever of believed it 9 weeks ago, yet here I am running for 30 minutes. I still huff and puff but I can actually do it! I think I can see the glimmer of that shiny graduation badge up ahead...

Who is graduating with me this week?

I think I will do my final run at Parkrun Saturday morning, good luck to everyone else on their runs! Xx

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  • We're all graduating with you...........us old timers relive the whole thing every time.

    Set up that grad run to be memorable and have a great time, fellow runner.

  • Ahh thank you, I hope you enjoy the (somewhat bumpy) ride! Here's to Saturday...!

  • Meeeeee!!! Tomorrow is my final run πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘πŸ»

  • I'll be waiting by the podium...

  • Fab, save some space for me & Mummycav109! We'll see you there soon!

  • Right next to me x

  • Whoop whoop hands in the air like we just don’t care!!!

  • EEEEEEKKKK!!! Yeay... you are going to be amazing... MY frock is on the hanger!

  • Yessss! Fantastic, have a lovely run!

  • Yessss! Fantastic, have a lovely run!

  • Shiny shiny come and get me....

  • We're coming! I'm a tad nervous about entering the world of post graduation though, what will I do without Sarah? How have you been finding it ejvcruns?

  • I’m a bit nervous too

  • I've done one run since. I'm keeping to my pattern of every other day. If I were staying home I'd gradually lengthen my distance to 35 mins, then do two 20 min runs with a short walk break, and finally aim for five km continuous, somewhere between 40 and 45 mins for me. Then I might do two runs a week shorter with intervals plus the longer 5k on weekends. Right now I'm totally puffed at 32 minutes at a pace of 8:40. I'm still using my zombie app, I can set the mission duration.

    Next week I go to high altitude, I'm going to do the zombie 5k training programme there, kind of take a step back and acclimate. But 3x a week, never miss two workouts in a row I think is key. No couch sliding. Beach body next summer!!!

  • πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ we are amazing...every single one of us!!!

  • Sunglasses or no sunglasses??? Don’t want to fall on my way there from the brilliant shine!!!

  • Go for it.. slow and steady.. we will be there with you... enjoy!

  • Thank you, you have all been with me on every single run, no way would I of got to this point without you wonderful bunch!

  • Ditto

  • Your all al wk ahead of me due to a mini health blip I lost a week ... I would be finishing this weekend too 😒 . With you all the way and will take inspiration from your final run posts .

    Good luck everyone - your / we are amazing πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

  • Thank you I had a set back too and the programmes taken me around 11 weeks to complete I think, but it's the getting there that counts not how long it takes! keep us posted next week so we can celebrate with you πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

  • We’ll stay on the podium for you wannabefit x

  • Good luck all!

  • I too have just one more run to do. I have a choice of two routes:

    1. Old faithful flatty where I clocked 5k in 28:19 for run one or

    2. New one with The Hill which I did for run 2 with 29:39 for 5k

    Either way I am so happy to have got this far after several years of continuous irritating health niggles, operations and monster migraines. Sounds like I am doing my speech already - getting a bit ahead of myself here, I haven't done that third run yet!!

  • Gosh those are amazing times! I would pick whichever one you feel happiest doing, and it sounds like you will zoom round either! I'm Looking forward to seeing that graduation speech!

  • We are all with you !!!! Just enjoy and the podium awaits xx

  • Me! Graduation run tomorrow too - I'll be thinking of you!

  • Fab! Tomorrow is our day Ificandoit! See you on that podium fellow runner πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

  • Absolutely! Hope it's a good one tomorrow

  • Good luck to you and everyone who are about to graduate xx

  • Parkrun graduations sound great. We shall all be on the champers with you tomorrow!

  • DONE IT!!!! πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ₯‡

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