Finally a graduate!! 😁: After a few days... - Couch to 5K

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Finally a graduate!! 😁

sarah65
sarah65
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After a few days resting up due to a cough and tight chest, got myself up and out this morning armed with a new playlist and my inhaler. Although I’d wanted to finish the plan running somewhere lovely, I knew I wouldn’t really have time before work and have been desperate to graduate so I ran my usual route. It turned out to be lovely anyway - passing the usual people on their way to work, familiar dog walkers, past the shops, round the park, past the pub and then down the long main road, grinning all the way. Ordinary but somehow comforting. So happy to finish. Planning a run in the woods with my dog at the weekend which I’m looking forward to.

( can’t believe I think things like that now - so not me!!)

At the risk of sounding β€˜Oscar night’, thank you to everyone on this forum for your support, encouragement and for sharing your experiences and advice. I would never have completed this without being part of this community.

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Woo hoo! Well done you!

Thank you!! 😁

Jell6
Jell6Graduate

Congratulations πŸ˜‚πŸΎπŸΎπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Enjoy the feeling, you will be excited all day.🀩🀩

sarah65
sarah65 in reply to Jell6

Thank you Jell6 😁

Jell6
Jell6Graduate

Don't forget to get your badge, that will be another exciting moment πŸ€—

sarah65
sarah65 in reply to Jell6

Ooh how do I get one of those ??

Jell6
Jell6Graduate in reply to sarah65

One of the administrators will no doubt send you congratulations and a link.

Brilliant, well done!

SuperMouse
SuperMouseGraduate

A big well done to you! :)

Margoblue
MargoblueGraduate

Well done! Congratulations...

Unfitwestie
UnfitwestieGraduate

Well done it is an awesome achievement πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘

Congratulations on completing the program SarahπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

A Graduation Run is never an ordinary run...πŸ˜„all those times you went out and worked hard, in the cold etc. have culminated in your Wk9 R3 run and as you say it was your 'usual' routeπŸ˜†..you sound like a proper runner!

Lots more fun to be had now you can run for 30 minutes...here is a link to a post suggesting what to do next....

healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

Enjoy your celebrations and have a great run at the weekend with your dog in the woods...😊x

Nice shiny badge too!

Thank you so much. I’m welling up with tears now !! 😭

Nice one! :) So pleased for you. I know exactly what you mean about wanting to make it all "special" and then you're like "No, I want to do it more than I care about that" :D Onward and upward!

Haha yes that’s exactly how it was. Had my first post graduate run this morning. I’m amazed that I seem to have this drive to run !!! I really don’t know where it’s come from !

Congratulations! Enjoy that high, it is such an achievement. Stick with it. Have fun.

Thank you Claire x

Awww Sarah65! Blinking well done!!! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ». We were neck and neck and you’ve streaked ahead. Keep on running girl!!! X

Thank you so much!! Had my first post grad run this morning - next goal to try and get to 5k (slowly of course!) Look forward to seeing you at the finish line soon ! 😁😁

WalkingWithLabradors
WalkingWithLabradorsGraduate in reply to sarah65

I hope to do it today 🀞🏻

Congratulations, sarah65; what an amazing achievement! I hope to join you on the graduate podium in the next few days πŸ‘πŸ½

Thank you! I’ll be watching for you 😁😁

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