Couch to 5K
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Well I have just completed the C25k last night. I have never run any distance in my life and therefore at the grand age of 59 and overweight managed 5k in 39mins. If 9 weeks ago I had been told this is what I would achieve I would have been sceptical. It is a real tribute to the programme to get even me to this point. Was it easy - no. Did I always want to run in the dark and cold- no. Weโ€™re there times I thought I would never get there - yes. Was it worth it - absolutely and I plan now to consolidate and start park runs. Be encouraged- keep going๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ

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Congratulations! What an amazing achievement & thank you for the encouraging words x

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Congratulations and well done, Iโ€™m 4 years behind you and 5 weeks behind you in c25k, thank you for such an inspiring post

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Well done ๐Ÿ†๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ‰

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Congratulations graduate ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ“

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Fantastic. Massive well done to you SeniorBaz. Just shows how determined and motivated you are. Keep up the good work.

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Congratulations. You are inspiring me. I have done run 2 of week 2 and doing number 3 tonight having never run before. At the moment I think my inflexible Achilles and knees are holding me back more than my aerobic fitness. It amuses me that I seem to be able to walk faster than I can run. It's great to hear from those who have graduated from a similar place

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Well done! That is fantastic and speedy too ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

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Thanks for sharing this, very motivating to us ones who are relative newbies. Congratulations on your achievement, well done!!

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Well done SeniorBaz, I am the same age as you and completing week 7 on Friday, after dropping down to 2 days a week running from 3. Your success is a great encouragement.

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Congratulations! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป

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Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘ well done you x what an amazing feeling it is ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š!!!

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Fantastic! Well done, and thanks for sharing your inspiring success story!

Go go SeniorBaz ! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

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Congratulations on completing the program and Graduating SeniorBaz๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

Well done for reaching that 5k target too!

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Happy running ๐Ÿ˜Š x

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Brilliant and helpful article. Thank you๐Ÿ˜€

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Many congratulations fellow runner.

The world is your running track.........enjoy it.

Keep running, keep smiling.

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Brilliant - well done ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ…

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Truly inspiring xx

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Congratulations ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ“

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Dammit Baz - take that 'Senior' out of your name...you're making the rest of us fogies here look bad! LOL :)

Seriously though - that is a great time and you are in the less than ten percent who finish in 9 weeks and the even lesser percentage that finish with distance also! :)

Congratulations Graduate! :)

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Congratulations! That's brilliant๐Ÿ‘

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