Couch to 5K
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Graduated today!! ☺👊

I hadn't run since school, but over 25 years later, thought I'd give the Couch to 5k progamme a go. 10 weeks on, I've run 3 x 5km runs in the space of a week (30:53, 31:45 & 32:01). Unbelievable.

It's been hard work, and not the best of weather and at the moment, I can't imagine ever being able to run for more than 5km... but I aim to do a 10km in the summer, so I'm determined to find a way.

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Well done😊👍🏃‍♂️🎉& congratulations on graduation the start of your running career👍enjoy!

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Congratulations. What a great end to 2017.

2018 is the beginning of the next stage of the journey!

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Congratulations James🎉🎉🎉🎉

Well done on Graduating the c25k plan.

The way to 10k starts with consolidation...more 30 minute runs. Still take your rest days.

New runners legs take time to strenghten, in order to avoid injury stick to 30 min runs for at least two weeks then head over to the Bridge to 10k site where you will get lots of tips and information about increasing your distances.

Well done and ask for your badge here...

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Well done and congratulations, fellow runner.

Just take your time and you will progress with minimum injury risk.

Keep running, keep smiling.

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Congratulations! ThAt is fantastic.I finished today as well but not sure I did 5k so that is my next challenge 👊🏻

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Very well done you.. congratulations!

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Congratulations graduate, a great job!

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Brilliant, well done!

Enjoy your success, you've earned it.

Happy running and happy new year!

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Thanks for all the kind words and advice 👍

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Well done and congratulations!

And if you follow the wise advice of the experienced runners on here then there is no doubt in my mind that you will happily be running 10k by the summer.

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Well done 😊 that’s brilliant 🥇

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Fantastic, well done- and a brisk pace too! 😄

If you can do 5k, there is no reason why you can't build up gradually to 10k.

I haven't looked at it myself yet, but the bridge to 10k program that Ju Ju has made sounds good when you have consolidated your 5k for a few weeks. Other people on here will know more about that than me. Enjoy the next part of your running adventure. 😃

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Congratulations! And Happy New Year!

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well done!

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