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Graduation Day! I did it!

Graduation Day! I did it!

Final run completed this evening. For the girl who was always picked last for sports teams at school, who always gave up when anything got physically hard and who always labelled herself as useless at exercise I’m so amazed at the difference this plan has made. It’s taught me perseverance and faith in myself, some of these runs were HARD but I never quit - that in itself is a miracle for me.

Thank you to everyone for your advice in the early weeks. C25k officially rocks!!

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Congratulations 🥇🎉🍾

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It's a brilliant programme and you have reaped the rewards of sticking to it.

Many have trouble with the lack of instruction and measurable progress after graduation, but if you consolidate with W9 runs for a few weeks while you ponder where you want to go with your running, then you will probably land on a route to follow.

Congratulations.

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Thank you! I plan to repeat week 9 a few times and see about pushing further after that if it feels ok.

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There are c25k +podcasts to try out too as you consolidate...

Take a look at this...😊

healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

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Thank you I will check it out.

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Nice one. Congrats 🏆

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Whoop whoop 🎉 🎉 🎉

Well done ClarkeyCat and Congratulations on completing the program. It feels great doesn't it and you are definately a proper runner now...

Enjoy your celebrations and step up to thd podium for your badge👏👏👏👏

healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

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I feel like a proper runner now, never thought I’d say that at the beginning!

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You inherited the being picked last from me. Well done, really proud of you! Dead envious of your pace and distance too. Xx

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Thank you! You’ll be there soon xxx

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Five more runs! Xx

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Well done and enjoy your achievement!! A great way to start 2018 with more fantastic running along the way. All the best to you!

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Absolutely excellent, well done

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Yipppeeeeeee! Well done!!

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Well done!

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Also, you officially ROCK!

Now, don't get caught out by graduation -- you may wonder what you are up to for a while! I highly recommend 2 or 3 weeks of just 30 minutes, 3x a week and then getting yourself into another structured or semi-structured plan. It's easy to think "OK, I'm done," and then where are you...

Audiobooks and/or other narratives can keep you motivated to get out to hear more of the story as well... (I run from zombies on the zombies run app which works for me).

Wishing you bright success!

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Thank you. I’ll be looking for a structured 10k plan once I’ve done a few weeks of 5ks.

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Fantastic result ! Very well done , you should be so proud 👏👏

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Thank you I’m very proud indeed 😊

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Yay 👏👏👏👏👏👏

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That's brilliant! Well done you 😌

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