Couch to 5K
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First 5k DONE 🏃🏽‍♀️

I completed Couch to 5k yesterday. Hubby is working today so I decided to go to the gym to try and run a full 5k on the treadmill.

I DID IT!!!!!!

5km in 36.40 minutes. Not the quickest time but now I’ve got a starting point.

Not going to lie it was hard work and I nearly stopped with just over 1km to go but I persevered.

I even had to tell some random bloke at the gym because I was so happy - poor thing just looked at me like I was a loon haha !!

Onwards and upwards 🏃🏽‍♀️

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Ha ,that first 5k is pretty special isn't it... I did mine on the treadmill at the gym too...and told the bemused guy on the desk afterwards too! Like your guy... he totally didn't GET IT..but WE DO :) :) xx


I’m glad I’m not the only one haha 😂

It’s really is a special feeling.


Don't forget your rest days though Tracey.xx


Don’t worry this back to back thing was a one off. My plan is Mon Weds Fri mornings before work x

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So now you have told us all and while the random bloke at the gym may not understand, we do.

Congratulations on your graduation and first 5k.

A memorable day.

Now to ingrain the habit into your life.


The bloke at the gym: The Force is not strong in him...

Well done!!

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My milestones were

To complete C25K

Week5 run3

To run for 30 mins non-stop

To run 5K

To run 5K non-stop

To run 5K under 30 mins

and that is all - nothing further or faster

and now I find I am approaching my last milestone again, having achieved it many times some years ago, but now it is appearing in my headlights again. Here's to smashing it again!




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