Couch to 5K

Wake up Beast from the East within you!

Hello my running family :)

Motivated by Jancanrun and a song

As well as loads o self talk, motivational quotes, pics, mems...

I went out there into the cold and dark towards icy biting wind. Bit I went out there covered with 2 bottom layers, 4 upper layers, headband, hoodie, gloves, and warm socks. First 5 minutes were difficult, as I wasn't hot, at least not yet. After 3 minute of walking, the second run I was looking at the beautiful shining moon on a clear sky. The song was telling me that I am a beast. Oh yes, I am the beast from the East. My Polish roots started to grow, the smirk crowled into my mouth, the muscles started to get warm, I broke the sweat. I knew I am ready for a longer run, but as a snart girl I knew that I should walk this 3 min break. The last run was more difficult than I expected, I was probably running a bit too fast. I broke my record for 1 mile :) maybe not so impressive, but 11:40 is huge for me :) W5R1 completed :)

So... I am a Beast!

Happy running!

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whoooo yeah IgaT! Hope you are having a well-deserved night in now. You are inspiring! Beast from the East indeed!

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This is how I decided to start my first day of the next year I am on that planet. Not weak, not regretting. Just go for it!

And oh man, layers do make a huge difference! They do magic :)

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Thank you - you touched my heart. Nobody ever told me that I am inspiring.

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Then I should have told you sooner :) your determination, tenacity - your 5am alarm calls!

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<3 thank you very much

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Fantastic! Go you 👍💪😁

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Thank you :)

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ah ah just fantastically well done, Iga! And that track is one that will take you to the end of the programme ;-)

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Thank you. Indeed, This song is very empowering :)

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A beast of a runner... blooming well done . Love it

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Following steps of some very powerful runner that can be spotted in London, Italy, Malaga, and probably in many other corners of this wonderful world ;)

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😀👏 Fantastic, Iga! My god, what a runner you are! Bet that made you feel invincible! Well done.

Contemplating taking on the beast in the park tomorrow morning, myself. If it roars at me, I will roar back twice as loud!

Sadie-runs x

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Roar Sadie-runs, roar! Our inner Beasts are unstoppable!

I indeed felt amazing :) even though I probably looked like running ⛄with all those layers :P

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Well done superwoman Iga! Very brave run !

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Thank you :) It wasn't easy to convince myself that I am actually that brave. There was quite a battle going on in my head for over 2 hours before the run. But my Beast won :D

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Very well done!

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Thank you :)

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