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What is your Week? January (3)

What is your Week? January (3)

Hi there and welcome to, What is your Week ? January (3)

Hopefully, lots of you will be joining in with this; it is a great support to everyone.

The idea of, "What is your Week" ?

Every week we are going to put up a post, so you can add in a little post underneath, to say what week you are planning to do this week.

Sample post (feel free to put as much or as little as you like)

“Hi I am Oldfloss, and this week, I am doing Week 1, and really looking forward to it.”

We are growing so much at the moment and Realfoodieclub wanted to have a little fun post ,so we can see who is on what week of the programme, and hopefully it will help everyone to feel more included on the forum.

It will help other runners to know they are not alone with their weeks, and help everyone feel supported.

Please remember it doesn't matter if you stay on the same week for a while, that is fine; it is a journey and it really doesn't matter how long it takes, it will be so worth it when you get to the final run.

At the end of the month there will be a Certificate for you to download and keep; just a little memento of the fact you have completed a whole month of the program. Another full month of running for you.

If you have just graduated, this will be a great place to keep you motivated, there is always the Quest on the Bridge to 10k forum as well for graduates.

I will add all the names from this week under this post. Every week for the month of January the names will roll over into another post.

Let's get a good list going so we can support each other.

(Come on you lurkers, you can do it as well. ?)

Wishing you all a happy healthy week.

Oldfloss x

cathsykes

Nora-Bone

rolysmate

IgaT

Lizzisforliving

Susieq174

Prudanced

Adams_emma

Lordi

RAnselm

lillybeth5k

Bridget007

MotherPip

ANewMe2017

salmontess

Dream-to-run

ejvcruns

Lorraine 3

MrsB55

Mimirossi

Kathh42

shakdang

DoYouRemember21

Fishypieface

elvenmagic

zobles

Newrunner88

Netty177

Dme45

Novice_

Fatflabtofitfab

yikesyikes

MrsSmig

Badrunner

MikeJones68

Suesky17

Sarakc

flergh

SarahWillRun

Catherinel14

Hels 18

KatyNewMe

Harewood76

HowFar

AndG

Vict08

Kymba

Gaspode1

womblejogger

RainbowC

Mumycav

Bridget 007

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Will be getting ready to go out soon. This evening will be week 3 run 1.

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This week will be week 3 for me too. I did my blustery week 2, run 3 this morning and thoroughly loved it. I'm looking forward to the next week 🙂

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Very well done.. slow and steady!

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Hope it went well :)

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It did thank you. I went slow and steady....extra slow. Followed by stretches and an Epsom salt bath. Next run will be Wednesday for me. Thank you for the encouragement, it really does help.

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I'm going to have a go at running for at least 40minutes this week, and another try at running 3x a week (because I only managed twice last week😦)

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But you are getting there:) Well done:)

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Week4 r2 tomorrow and looking forward to it even if I will be sploshing through the mud for half my route.

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Well done you... Mud glorious mud... wonderful!

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Just done my final run of week 2 in cold drizzly rain. App really helps me keeping track of progress and is good motivator! Normally I would use rain as an excuse to stay in doors so fact that I went out in horrible cold winter evening is a big thing!

Thanks for post really nice idea 😀

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Well done.. running in sunshine is great..but getting out there in the chilly days of January...much harder:)

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Morning, this week again 2 runs in my head: week 2 run 2 & 3, so planning to end phase 2 / week 2 this week. Happy running everybody!

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Go you... doing just fine :)

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Slow and steady ;)

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Tomorrow will be w7r2. It’s a little thrilling to type that; when I decided to start walking to improve my fitness last October, I didn’t imagine that my weight and asthma would let me run. By the end of November, my legs wanted to try, and here I am doing C25k :) I’m running and walking on alternate days, and as the weeks have gone by the walking is getting faster and the running slower. I’m also doing the 30 day beginner squat challenge, so I ache, but in a very happy and positive way.

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I’m just a bit behind you and feeling great too - definitely thrilling! 👍🏻 Hope you have a good run 2!

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Very well done you !

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Gives me a real buzz to see my user name in the list. Off out tomorrow for W9R2 - can't wait!

Love Lizz

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Go for it.. steady and slow:)

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Nearly there!

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Just completed Week 7 Run 1 and actually can’t believe that I’m the same person who once struggled to run for one minute at a time! Felt amazing by the end of minute 24 so when Sarah said to pick up the pace if I could I went for it - definitely on a bit of a buzz now! Can only hope the rest of the week feels as good, but I’ll be ready for it either way 😜👊🏻 x

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Keep it slow, and steady, relax and let the legs find that glorious happy pace:) Well done:)

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It was so hard, wasn’t it, that first week, to keep digging in to find the next 60 seconds? And having done that, 7 times after the first minute that I thought might kill me I now know I can do anything.

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Invincible:)

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I've just joined the forum. I'm Kymba and I'm on week 6, with the scary run 3 coming up tomorrow!

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No scary runs... just slow and steady :)

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Back to basics

On Saturday 6th January I did my first parkrun, which I have been building up to for months! I’m a treadmill runner really so this is a complete change for me. I was surprised how much walking I needed to do and got a time of 38.36. Last Saturday on my second parkrun I seemed to walk more but got 2 minutes off the time.

I am going back to basics and doing the slow and steady manta. A relearning of technique to help improve my performance, and there’s plenty of room for improvement!!

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On the way, slow and steady and enjoy!

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Hmmm...not sure what the week will hold. My app failed so may need to download podcast to do my week 2 ... There we go... now my target this week will be to start Week 2 on my C25K revisited.

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Well done you..just keep it steady..no rush needed:)

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Well having just checked the forecast I think I may be a fairweather runner.. 45+mph winds sleet and hail and very cold here for tonight and tomorrow...so I agree, no rush!

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Hi, I’m aiming to get back to running 3 times a week after having “the cold from hell” since New Years Eve and not being able to run 🤧

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Glad you are feeling better.. and glad that you are heading out there again:)

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I am planning a faster 3 or 4 km, a normal 5k and a gentle 8km and looking forward to it all! :)

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That sounds like an exciting plan! Slow and steady!

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this week i will mostly be ... increasing my distance from 7k to 8k, run one tonight, dark wet and windy ... loverly

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Be Brave... well done you!

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I’m back yet again, and on week 2 now...

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Very well done... :)

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Still keeping up with 3 runs a week. Finding the shorter runs hard because I’m going too fast. I have a mental block with this for some reason! Much better at going slow on the longer runs. Looking forward to it getting slightly warmer out there - it’s so cold 🌧 happy running everyone 😊

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Well done.. try changing your routes, or looking around more... :)

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This week has been bad for running. I did 5k on Sunday, but then had really bad headache everyday until today and couldn’t face running. This morning I had yoga and swimming, so it will be tomorrow that I run next, all being well.

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Sorry for late reply... hope you are feeling better and stronger now... well done you!

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Hi Oldfloss ...still running 3 times a week & LOVING IT 😊...still trying for 5k in 30 minutes, miles off at the moment but enjoying trying x

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Brilliant, well done you! You will get there!

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I had a hysterectomy on Monday which has slowed me up a bit to say the least and have got to wait at least 8 weeks before I can do any proper exercise! I got up to week 5 before hand so am confident I will eventually get there again in the spring! Meanwhile happy running to everyone else 😊

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Gosh! Well... you are in the right place for support and help.. take it slow and steady, and take it gently! You will definitely be back on track soon :)

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Thank you x

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Week 5. doing 1st run after finishing work and dropping off daughter at brownies! Look forward to them now. Not fastest or most elegant of Runner’s but pleased that I’m enjoying running and not going to give up!

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You are doing wonderfully... style, grace, speed or pace.. who needs them :)

Brilliant!

PS

Brownies also brilliant.. I was a Brown Owl for many years :) x

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Thanks for encouragement v much appreciated! X

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I’m doing week 2 this week, Run 2 on Thursday.

But alongside that I’m doing week 3 Run 2!

Reason bring that i started C25K before christmas, had a break over the holidays, and am now back on it with a little running group that I seem to have created!!

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Just make sure you take your rest days between runs..:)

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Going slow and steady with week 4 run 3 tomorrow. 👍🏼

Couldn’t run for more than 45 seconds in the past without feeling sick so I’m absolutely thrilled by my progress. 😊

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You should be thrilled..very very well done:)

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Wk6R1 - just in second day of rest after the 20 min run on Sunday. Did a long walk today and feel ready to tackle run tomorrow 🏃‍♀️

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Very,very well done you:)

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