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Ran my first 5k race :)

Ran my first 5k race :)

My heart nearly burst out of my chest, it took me 44 minutes and I came in last but I MADE IT TO THE FINISH LINE!

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Well done on completing your first 5k - I bet that feels good 😊

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I’m happy I survived! But also very proud :)

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Fantastic well done you congratulations πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘πŸ‘

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But u finished so well done xx

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Well done.😊...now you have a pbπŸ˜‰xx

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Clearly it’s a very slow PB :) there were some amazing runners! As fast as the wind!

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Well done thats fantastic 😊

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Well done πŸ‘πŸ»! You should feel proud of yourself

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Well done:)

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Absolutely brilliant!πŸ˜€πŸ‘

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That's fab! A pretty good time too, I'm impressed! Where was it?

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It was in Malta :)

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It looks lovely x

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It’s a traditional village called Hal Safi ☺️

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Well done.

I always think that it is a very generous thing to do, to come last. It saves somebody else from being last.

Last but not least, congratulations, fellow runner.

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😜

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Well done! Just running a 5k is brilliant If I could run a 5k I wouldn’t mind coming last at all! πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

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Well done and what a fabulous pic too 😎

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Well done for being brave enough to enter a race. You did it! You finished the course! You must feel really proud of yourself.

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That's just brilliant πŸ‘ don't forget you were ahead of all those sitting on the couch!

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Well done! How lovely to be in such a beautiful place! X

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Well done

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Well done. No matter the time its still a 5k! Us slower runners are so polite, taking last place so others dont need to🀣

Well done runnerπŸ…

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Congratulations !! Well done !! And thanks for that great photo. You look like an athlete...a seasoned runner. You should be so proud of yourself.

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Congratulations. A great achievement! Can I ask how you did it? Was it 45 minutes of running, or 5 minutes warm up walk then 40 minutes running. I'm planning my own Newbie entry and not sure how to approach it. Thanks and well done again! :)

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I always start slower ... I don’t mind everybody whizzing past me. Start off too fast and I run out of puff very soon. Our park run starts with a hill .. some call it a slight incline!! Always walk that bit and that’s my warm up!

Anyways .. never last .. that’s the tail runner position πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜ƒ

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Hi! I did the warm up walk before the race, and I ran at a slow but steady pace for the first 4km. Slowed down in the last km - was exhausted. You really need to ignore the other runners because if you try to keep up you will run out of steam before the finish line, good luck!!!!

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Oh my goodness so well done!!! Hopefully that will be me soon!!!

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so inspiring for those of us still working through c25k

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Well done Congratulations 😊

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I think 5K in 44 minutes is a great achievement & you have very right to be super proud! Well done you πŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ’ͺ☺

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Wow! I'm really impressed, you've only just graduated and now run a whole 5k............ in a race!

I think that's really courageous. Last or first you did it, and it's a superb achievement. I was thinking of reasons not to go out running today, but I'm definitely going now, you've inspired me. Thanks!

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You can’t finish if you don’t start. Well done you πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘

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Fabulous achievement well done.πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

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Wonderful! Congrats for sticking with it and seeing it through! You made it!

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Well done, 5k is a fantastic achievement . The time is immaterial

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Great job! You did it! Compare your time only to yourself. You had your PR. Next one will be a bit faster! My 1st one is in 13 more days!

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Good luck!!

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Congratulations!!!!

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That’s inspiring stuff! I’m running my first 5K race in a few weeks. Did you run the whole way? I tried 4K outside yesterday for the first time and nearly died. I had to stop 2 times to catch my breath. Just couldn’t pace myself. Well done. And kudos to you!

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I ran the whole way. I had never run the full 5k before but the race environment pushes you. You somehow find a new reserve of energy you never knew about! Good luck for your race!! :)

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Well done. Hope I can do as well in my first race. Total respect.

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