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W2 R3 - becoming a mind over matter?

Well it was a strange one tonight. Felt the least motivated of all the 6 runs so far.

Forced myself out - but once up and running found a rhythm and felt the most comfortable I have done since starting! So much so that I was clock watching my 2 min walk ready for the next 90s run!

I can feel the progress on the physical side but suspect I need to keep focus on the mental side going forward as well.

Two days rest now - and the W3 R1 on Monday.

Good luck to everyone over the weekend.

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Well done. I have mine tomorrow. Like you, I also think the mental "keep-it-going" aspect will be what I need to overcome.

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Good Luck!

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come Monday, perhaps someone can remind you of this post! :) Enjoy your weekend!

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Well done you!! Very inspiring 😃

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You are going brilliantly.

Keep it up.

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I've just done my W2R3, and felt exactly the same! Mentally getting out that door was the toughest so far, but the run felt the best - and I seem to recover quicker in the walks!

Well done, and good luck for next week!

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Well done it sounds like you're making great progress. I did w2r3 yesterday too. The first stint of running felt clumsy but by the second stint I managed to relax and it got easier.

Must admit I'm a little anxious about w3. I'm doing R1 tomorrow hope fully but I've got the cold so need to see how I feel.

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Good luck tomorrow!

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The programme will help you with that. All the little hints and tips along the way and your own little running coach spurring you on. I remember feeling like you on several occasions but I kept going and graduated at New Year. Now I’m a Parkrunner and proud. You’ve got this. Enjoy every milestone 👍🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️

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