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Walk off shame !!!!! 😮

Merry Xmas my lovelies I hope you’ve all had a good one 😃

Well I don’t really no where to start . I’ve not run for 3 weeks and I only had one week left on my CT5K left but with work any my birthday and everything else I’ve losted my way I feel awful 🙁.

I’ve packed all my gym stuff to start back at it tmw I’m thinking off starting back at week 4 Run as it’s sort off in the middle off where I. Left off I’m going to go this and graduate 👩‍🎓 end jan 2018

Wish me luck xx

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Hi Marv, good to hear from you.

You absolutely can do this. Your plan to get going sounds good. Listen to your body & go with what it says. If you need a gentle start that's fine.

I am getting going again after an injury- 5 runs on and I am not yet back up to where I was, but so happy to be running again.

Good luck- although I don't think you will need it! 😃

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Hey Marv2312,

I have recently had to take a month long break and was on W7R3 when I had to stop, I was thinking along the same lines as you and rolling the program back to Week 5, but instead decided to give it a go and try the 25min run... which I managed to complete.

The advice I was given on here was at least try it and see how you go, if you need to take a break and split the time into two or three sessions then so be it.

I am back on track on week 8 now and have had a “practice “ run along the way, but glad I tried and didn’t waste time by going backwards.

Let us know how you get on.

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You are back with us... that is all there is to it.. you can do this:)

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Thank you Oldfloss it’s good to be back on here posting agian and running again 😀x

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We are glad you are here:)

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Reads to me like you are committed to this. I bet you stop feeling awful and start felling great when you start again. Good Luck!

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Nice to see you back. You can do this!

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Lots of luck!😘

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Good luck, I stopped due to hurting my shoulder started back again, feels tough but I just have in my head why it is that I want to do it x

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Yeah, just pick up where you left off, you lose nothing by doing so. (Let's face it you are not talking nicely enough to yourself already - it almost sounds like you are saying you have to go to the bottom of the class and work your way up again)

It *is* a tough time of year to shoehorn the running in for most of us and it must be so frustrating to have a gap so close to graduating. But don't overthink it... you've put in a shedload of work to get to this point.

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I agree with what's already been said, start where you left off, you may be surprised how quickly you get back. You've not got far to graduate & I'm sure you'll do it! Good luck & happy running :D

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Hi I'm in same boat was so wanting to finish for Xmas work then a family bombshell put paid to that unfortunately so I've had 2 weeks with no run - Advice people where should I start from I'd done W8R3 not sure how far to slip back I'd at all ?? Help

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Pick up where you left off, you should be fine after just a couple of weeks. Your body retains fitness much more than you expect

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Thats the beauty of this Marv..it becomes something you Can Do.. when you want to..because you are ABLE to🏃

Enjoy your runs..there are no run police on here and we will all be cheering you on to the finishing/starting line😊xx

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