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Picked as flat a route as I could tonight (is that cheating?) and managed to complete run without much drama. Again surprised by how my recovery time has come right down. Really encouraging...

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well done!! I try for flat routes too... don't think cheating!

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I've considered taking a spirit level with me, just to make sure I don't end up on an incline. Don't mind running downhill though 🤗

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I may move to Holland this week...

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😂😂😂👍

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😂😂😂

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I have mine tomorrow morning and I’m nervous about it, hoping to get a good nights sleep beforehand . Well done!!

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Hope it goes well for you.... it’s just one foot in front of the other..

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Completed my W5 R2 this evening as well, wasn’t too apprehensive before but wasn’t really looking forward to it either. Once the warm up was done and I was on my way, I found it pretty straight forward.

If you’re worried about it, just go for it, there’s an even longer run on W3 😁

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I'm leaving hill training until after I'm comfortable with running 30 minutes - so that will probably be graduation week 9 + a couple more weeks. Flat is good! Good that your recovery time is improving! Good luck!

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Flat is definitely good while you are getting yourself into the running habit. If you’re lucky enough to have a flat route then why not use it. I chose a fairly flat route when I did Week 5 run3 and it just gave me the confidence to know that I could complete the run.

Hills can come later... when you want to run longer distances perhaps (especially if,like me, you dislike doing laps... I think I hate laps more than I dislike hills 😂).

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I've got my wk 5 run 2 tomorrow. I don't start my weeks every Monday, I just run every other day. The first 15mins or so of my run are up hill. Unless I drive somewhere I don't have a choice. I did think about driving for this week but I figured, if I've done it this way so far then if I can do this I can do anything . Though I'm not looking forward to run 3. Good luck

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