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Graduation Day!

I completed week 9 run 3 today and ran a PB of 4.6km in 30mins! Think the sunshine in between the clouds definitely helped, as well as the heron I always see fishing as I run along the canal. Everything just came together :0)

When Sarah Millican congratulated me at the end of the run, I properly jumped for joy, much to the amusement of the families out for a stroll! Did week 1 run 1 on 24 Nov so took more than 9 weeks but here I am, and as a reward I've signed up for the 5km at the Surrey Half on 11 March :0) If I can do it, you can definitely do it too!!!

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Huge congratulations.. very well done you...!Head along and get that badge.. the party awaits!

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Thanks for your support Oldfloss! Where do I go/what do I do to get the badge please?

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Sorry - found the answer in the FAQ section - should have checked there first!

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Many congratulations fellow runner.

Now to consolidate at that sort of duration for a few weeks, playing with pace, running somewhere new and just enjoying your new found ability, without pushing the bounds every week.

Keep running, keep smiling.

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Thank you, I love the idea that I'm now a runner! Will be heading over to Bridge to 10K once I've got a few more 30 min runs in.

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Wow, well done, nearly 5k as well, brilliant x

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Thank you! I feel like 5K is definitely within reach now.

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Wow that’s fantastic. Excellent pace as well. Many congratulations to you.

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Thank you, I'm happy to be joining the graduate ranks :0)

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Congratulations, well done x

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Thank you - is it week 9 for you next week? Best of luck and hope the sun smiles on you for your runs.

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Yes it is and I can’t wait, feel like I can do this now. Never thought I would say that 😂

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Very well done!! The 5k will soon be on your badge as well ;-) If you haven't got it yet, you need to clik on the pinned posts (view more if you can't see it) and you'll find a link "January graduation badge". Just post there and you'll see next time you post that the badge magically appears next to your name!

I wish you a lot more great and joyful runs!

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Well done :)

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Congratulations runner 👏🥇🍾

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brilliant! well done you :)

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