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Week 9 run 2 nearly bottled out

This morning I was supposed to go for a run. I didn't. My knees ached, I hadn't slept well, oh the excuses came out. I eventually went to work not feeling that good at all.

I think I have the wobbles about finishing the run and graduating. I read a lot of encouraging posts today though. It looks like it's quite normal. I wrote a list of why I started C25K and after finding that there was a t-shirt to be had decided that I should run after work.

I'd seen runners on my way home and noticed that you couldn't see them. So I found a high vis and a light to attach to it. I did a warm up before I left and continued with the five minutes before the run.

Wow I really enjoyed it. Ok so I was pounding the pavement instead of running in the fields. I figured that was my penance for missing my morning run.

I looked up park runs and found that there are two near me. How great is that? I've registered ready to start in three weeks.

Graduation is one run away. I have 3 more podcasts downloaded and ready to roll and Parkruns to keep me motivated. I can do this.

Thank you for helping me overcome my fears.

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Wow, great job getting out and just doing it (and being safe, as well!). Sounds like you have a great plan for after graduation to help stay motivated. It won't be long now....

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Well done for getting out there and continuing you would have been so angry with yourself if you hadn’t 👍🏃‍♀️ graduation around the corner .......👨‍🎓

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That's brilliant! Your place is waiting on the podium 👏

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That's brilliant and you are so going to enjoy Park run.

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Well done there, them gremlins can be little buggers at times but you did well getting past them

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Great post.. well done.. slow and steady to that podium :)

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