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Wk5 R3 - I did it!!!!

Truepotato
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This is my first post on here (but have taken inspiration from others) but I just felt I had to share the fact that I did it!!! 20 mins without stopping, who'd have thought it?! Certainly not me!

I am an overweight, unfit 42 year old, who hasn't run since school. Don't get me wrong, it wasn't easy, but I made it to the end (albeit very slowly...) I'd had a horrible run last time out, but this was so much better, I think I cope better mentally without the breaks as I didn't have to psych myself up to get going again.

To all of you dreading this run, as I did, just take it steady and you will surprise yourself. I still haven't come down from my little running cloud πŸ˜‰πŸƒ Bring on Wk6!!

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ChrisAllen1
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Absolutely brilliant, well done.

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Truepotato
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Thank you 😊

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misswobble
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Wahay!, zip a di do dah πŸŽΆπŸ˜ƒπŸƒβ€β™€οΈβœ”οΈπŸ‘

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Truepotato
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Thank you 😊

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Jancanrun

Nicely done and the speed is immaterial it's the achievement that counts.

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Truepotato
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Thank you 😊

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Oldfloss
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Very well done..onward and upward:)

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Truepotato
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Thank you 😊

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Donna79

Well done.

I was just looking at that run thinking to myself that I have that run to do on Monday. The usual thoughts.... can I do it? 20 mins is more than double what I did today.... etc etc.

But I'm going to take inspiration from your post.

I'll give it my best shot.

Well done again.x

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