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Ist Park Run

Ist Park Run

After having a post graduation wobble, I got back on track with the help of Laura's podcasts and this morning successfully completed my first Park Run in a time of 39:49 ins My aim was to be sub 40 mins...so yay!! I did it!!!

Moral of the story: It would have been so easy to say to myself...great I graduated, but that's it with this running malarkey ... and I very nearly did. But following the good advice here kept me on track to take it further. Maybe this will be helpful to others?

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Yes, with the official time you get on the ParkRun you have something to aim for each week 👍🏽

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That’s exactly why I’m aiming for Parkrun! All the best with your future runs 😀

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Well done, Carol, that’s a great achievement. Your parkrun is huge!! 😀

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Well done on a great result! I graduated this week and I've got my first park run next Saturday and I'm hoping for a similar time

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Well done and thanks for sharing. Your

park run looks very busy, that’s a lot of runners! 👏🎉🥇

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I am sure it will... very well done you :)

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Well done! I too am aiming to do a park run once I graduate. I’m starting week 4 next Monday so still a way to go. I’m trying not to think about having to run for over 30 minutes as it’s all a bit scary! Keep up the good work. 🏃‍♀️

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Brilliant well done 👍

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Well done! I did my first parkrun this weekend too!

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