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Whiskey in the jar-o!🎵

A tip for any new Graduates consolidating their 30 minute runs and maybe trying to reach the 5k mark. Have your playlist on shuffle, it makes a big difference...

Today this song (post title) came on at the halfway mark...ooh I like this I thought, it's great to run too and it picked me up. Then when I had only half a kilometre left and was flagging but on for a pb it came on again...spooky.. and carried me on to the finish.😎

If you are always running with the same order of songs your mind wants you to stop, trick yourself and see if you can run a little further.

Happy running😊x

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Thank you, Jan. I should find the time to compile that list of C25K tracks for my next runs ranging from Beethoven,... Steve Reich to jazz and pop-rock and more. For me the "Julie song " would definitely do the trick for the last couple of minutes!

Enjoy the whiskey runs ;-) And well done!!

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I'm a great one for shuffling 😃

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Hot running shoe shuffle 😄xx

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I'll try anything to keep me going! :)

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You don't get to drink the whiskey fishypieface😄xxx

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Oh! I thought it was a new running tip Jan... get plastered go faster! :) :) :)

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Thanks, I'll try that next run. 😄

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It's amazing how many times when you're flagging, the perfect song comes on to push you through the hurdle. It has kept me going on many a run!

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The running gods are kind😊xx

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I love shuffle and that's a damn fine song!

Well done on the pb!

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Thin Lizzy rock 😊xx

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I was intigued and had to google this. I feel a new download coming on! I can see how this would help pick you up. Love it! Was surprised to see Boys are back in town was theirs as well; that one I know and also like but had no clue who sang it. Another added bonus to this forum 😁

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I can't stop whistling it and humming it now. It really is crazy catchy!

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I have that too...and Sarah (my daughters name) I love when that comes up too😊xx

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Another new one for me and really like it as well. Definitely feeling a new playlist!

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I'm set for Sunday's run now! A new playlist, titled Long Slow Run. 64 songs and growing, all from the 70's and 80's. It'll be a step back in time. Can't wait 😊

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Sounds great...Good luck, look forward to the run report.😊x

Smooth by Santana has some great guitar work too...

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I love a bit of Van Morrison on my playlist!! I have such varied playlists!!!!😂

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This is so true... I flagged a bit on a 5k and then eye of the tiger came on and it carried me forward... definitely good to have some variety 😁😁😁

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Hi - so after starting my C25K back in October, despite 2 x bad colds, 2 x bad weather and 1 x Christmas I have FINALLY completed week 9 x3 (5 staggered attempts in total), so thoroughly bored of Laura's playlist. I'm now going to stack up my own AWESOME playlist on shuffle - cannot wait. Please may I have a 'Graduate' badge? and say a MASSIVE THANK YOU to the C25K contributors for making this challenge such an inspiration - you are ALL AMAZING - if we can do this in the middle of winter - we can do ANYTHING!

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Hi NessyF and very well done to you for completing the C25k program and Graduating😊

To get your graduation badge next to your name you need to ask for it on this thread..

healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

Enjoy making your own playlist to run to now...and congratulations on being able to run for 30 mins.. It is an amazing program isn't it😊x

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By the way, you can buy an actual C25k Graduate badge for £6 here..

healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

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Thanks Jan! Build-up done, playlist sorted (definitely won't be including the 'Julie' song), now hoping for some better weather - I'm so demanding! x

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