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The Runner Returneth 🤣🏃‍♀️

The Runner Returneth 🤣🏃‍♀️

Well hello my lovely running family, I have missed not being able to run over the last 2 months, nearly 2 months bar one day (December 19th) I last ran. Yesterday I thought no matter what the weather is like Sunday, I'm going to get up and run, how well I'm going to do is another matter, but I'm going to start again. So I gathered my clothing, matching bra with top and my new black/orange trainers, set them on a little pile on the floor in my bedroom, together with my running gloves pending the weather conditions for Sunday and toddled off into bed.

So, Sunday was here and having planned my route, I set off on my way. I walked for my first 15 minutes and then began my slow jog. I could feel myself getting out of puff, but it wasn't so much the out of puff, but the aching legs that caused me to stop and start several times. This was a totally different route too, but a nice long route and a good one for both running and walking. I couldn't do a complete full run without walking in between, but this was a start and I thoroughly enjoyed my time out away from the stresses etc.

I took few pics on the way of a couple of these sheep in the field, they were all giving me an odd look but that's understandable, lol.....

I returned on a route that I did my podcast on, so that was nice and familiar. As much as it was drizzling, I felt warm and contented and even though I've slacked lately, I know I can do this and I know I can do one of the stamina podcasts together with going over a couple of the weeks of the C25K. Such a powerful, well thought out programme, one that newbies and others alike even us graduates, can pick up whenever in our running lives.

I wore a pair of Karrimor running thin leggings for the first time that I bought last year and they are so comfy, really felt like a second skin.

All newbies to running, don't give up, keep going, push yourself a little harder each time you go out, but take it steady, that's the important bit, there is no rush or race, this is for you, your mind and body and taking it steady equals satisfaction each time. Hey, I've done it and that's proof enough xx 😊🤗👍

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Nice to see you back QB - glad to see you’re back and that the constant wardrobe change pics still keep coming...

Lovely job, great run, nice sheep!

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Aww, thanks Jan, it's a heavy burden you know, lol. Lovely to see you xx

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Nice to see you Beth, looking as gorgeous as ever. XxX

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Haha, thank you Martin 👍😊 xx

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Hey you!!!!

Great to have you back with us:)

A great run... great photos and a lovely smiley face.... all is well :)

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Thank you lovely old floss 😘 xx

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So good you’re back. Looking forward to more posts!

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Thanks KoKo30 I hope to run this wk end.... Watch this space lol xx

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Yoohoo 👋👋👋😃. Glad to see you back to running

Walking is fine! I do it all the time on my runs and races. Best way of getting round I think

Good luck with the next one 👍😃

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Thanks miswobble x

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Great that you’re back and enjoying it. Lovely photos.

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Aww, lovely, thank you x 👍

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Whoop whoop!! You’re back!!! Nice to see you looking so fab in your new gear....like you needed some??!!! I can almost feel how happy this run has made you & it has reminded you how much you love running & the joy it brings you...something that I think you’d forgotten but that’s no surprise given what life has thrown at you lately...clears your head & mends your heart....let’s you remember & let’s you forget...good for you Beth...looking forward to reading your future posts xxx

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Thanks Bev xx

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Great to see you back - it's a good feeling isn't it x

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Aww, thank you lovely, yes it is xx

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