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What is your week November (1) - feel free to join

Hi there and welcome to What is your week November (1)

The idea of "what is your week"

Every week we are going to put up a post so you can add in a little post underneath to say what week you are planning to do this week.

Sample post (feel free to put as much or as little as you like)

Hi I am Realfoodieclub and this week I am doing wk 3, looking forward to it.😀

We are growing so much at the moment and I wanted to have a little fun post so we can see who is on what week of the program and hopefully it will help you to feel more included with the forum.

It will help other runners to know they are not alone on their own with their weeks and help everyone feel supported.

Please remember it doesn't matter if you stay on the same week for a while, that is fine it is a journey and it really doesn't matter how long it takes, it will be so worth it when you get to the final run.

At the end of the month there will be a October certificate for you to download and keep, just a little memento of the fact you have completed a whole moth of the program. Another full month of running for you.

If you have just graduated this will be a great place to keep you motivated, there is always the Quest on the Bridge to 10km forum as well for graduates.

I will add all the names from this week under this post. Every week for the month of September the names will roll over into another post.

Let's get a good list going so we can support each other.

(Come on you lurkers you can do it as well. 😀)

Wishing you all a happy healthy week.

Rfc x.

Sallyannie

Tinamum

Jan-52

Vimiller1225

Boaty

Pc59

Sarakc

Cornet-carolyn

Gaspode

Prudances

Toomanyhills

Ajs07

1slowcoach

Slowry12

Aimeesmum

Donna79

Dbgp

Anthie

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Hiya,

I’m on week Seven rest day today but run 3 three tomorrow. Then onto week eight on Saturday.

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. Wk 8!, nearly there now, well done.

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Hi, starting week 4 run 1 tomorrow. Whoop!

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. Great news, Good luck with your week.

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Just completed Week 9 Run 2 !! I ran at a time I don’t normally run, but hey it was fine !

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. Great news your body likes different run times. It does make a difference when planning your runs.

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Yes I only ever did one early evening run before and it didn’t go well. But after travelling 2 Days nothing was going to stop me sticking to the plan ! 💪💪😊

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I've had a week off due to knee pain (medial collateral ligament i think) and am due to start week 3. I want to do it but seem to have lost my motivation to actually get of the couch and go. But the sun is shining and I have a day off so plenty of time to build up to it :-)

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. Take it nice and steady, enjoy the fresh air.

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Week 7!!! :)

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added.

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Hi i am due week6 r3 tomorrow so on to week 7 next week hopefully 😉

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. Close to the finish line now. Good luck with your week.

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Hi! I’m on week 5! Really enjoying it still!

As I’m off work today I’m going to try a different route! Along a nice coastal path! I’m getting addicted to reading posts on this forum! It is very motivational!! 😀

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. Glad you still having great fun. It really is a great addition to your life.

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Post-graduation consolidation!

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. Enjoy your fun runs.

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Hi all, this is my first post.

I have just completed Wk7R2 this morning and feel elated that I am getting towards the final target of 30mins. Today was the first time I enjoyed the run and now feel that I can actually complete the full program. 😀

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. I am so glad you enjoyed your run. Not long now until graduation 😀.

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I’m on week 4: did run 1 yesterday, and looking forward to run 2 tomorrow, in my new running trousers! :-D

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. Sparkly new runners 😀 have fun In them

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Hi. I’m doing W2R3 today. Scared about moving onto week 3 but I have faith in the program. Will do my best.

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. You will do fine, just take it nice and steady,

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Im on wk6 and just ran run 2 , first 10 mins great, 2nd 10 mins difficult, think I went too fast at beginning but finding it hard to slow feet down ha ha

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. It is so easy to start off faster as the runs get longer, I think the brain tries to kid you that it goes better if you do it faster, which doesn't work.

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Hi I completed W4 today and found it extremely hard. Feel as though I have taken a step back instead of forwards :(

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. Try not to let it get to you. Some days are just bad runs, it could be you didn't sleep as well, you haven't drunk enough, your stressed. Etc.... so many things can make a run difficult. Draw a line under it and move on, I'm sure your next run will be better. Rfc x.

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I have done W8R1 today

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. So close now, Good luck with your week.

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Hi I am on week 2 and looking to do w2 run 2 on Monday morning, but I think I am running to fast as covering around 4 k

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. If you are coping ok with that pace then that's good, the first few weeks are all about finding a pace that fits with you, there is no rights or wrongs, you body will adjust to the pace as the distances go up, if you find you are having trouble finishing slow down but if you find it all fine then you are going to be a fast runner, either is great your off that couch that is the main thing.

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Hi everyone. I'm on week 6 & did run 2 yesterday (Saturday). I am absolutely loving this programme.

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. Glad you are enjoying it. 😀

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Week 4, run 2 today!

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added.

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Hi! Just found out what the "pinned posts" were about... Not used to chat forums at all. Anyway, I'm finishing (hopefully) W8 on Tuesday and will start W9 on Thursday if the weather is not too bad. Thanks to all of you for what you are doing on this website, it's really fabulous!

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Welcome onboard, your name has been added. Thank you, glad you found the pinned posts. I am just about to put up the post for next week please be sure to tell us how next weeks runs go in that post as well.

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Week 8 run 1 on holiday in Ely enjoying the countryside and not allowing myself a break just cos I’m on my hollibobs. Ran week 7 run 3 yesterday found it pretty tough maybe as it was a totally different route than what I’m used to onwards and upwards 🏃🏻‍♀️

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Hi. I'll be starting week 7 on monday. Just been for laser tart removal after this mornings run, so Monday may be a struggle

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That should say tattoo not tart 😂😂😂

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