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Farewell to Skye, new PB

Here’s a sentence I’ll never be able to say again...

This morning I took nearly 10 minutes off my PB for 5k! :)

Up early for my last run here before heading off to the Lake District for the final leg of this holiday. Same route as I did for my first ever 5k on Tuesday. Decided this time to run for exactly 5k and see whether I could run a bit faster than my deliberately slow pace of Tuesday.

Glorious weather, perfect conditions for running, only challenge was a large herd of cows blocking part of the route!

Got into my stride very quickly, despite pushing the pace on, and with 2k to go I realised I could probably break 40 mins for the 5k, so started really pushing it.

The final very steep uphill bit almost killed me, but I kept going, got to the top, and think it was a good sign that I’d actually recovered my breath again by the time Strava told me that the 5k was up.

Bottom line - Tuesday I did 5K in 47m 23s, today it was 37m 53s!

Buzzing - next run will be in the Lake District :)

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Wow that's fantastic well done 👍

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Massive congrats it's amazing how far you have come....

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Wowsers well done!

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Amazing you must of been up that hill like a mountain goat 🐐

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An overweight mountain goat wearing trail shoes with orange soles... but yes, I like to think so :)

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Amazing!!! Well done 😀

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Fantastic result! I wish I was any whete near that time 😊

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Well done you! Inspired by such beautiful scenery I'm sure :-)

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Well done that's amazing! Some nice places to run 🙂

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Well done! A real achievement! 😃😃

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Well done you! Inspired by the stunning views :-)

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