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GemmaTakeTwo
GemmaTakeTwoGraduate
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Well I’ve just completed my early morning w9r3 graduation run in beautiful sunshine. It’s my second time graduating - I completed the plan last November but then found the early mornings too dark and icey so did nothing more until I ate far too much chocolate at Easter and restarted from week 1. I didn’t find it physically any easier second time round, but mentally it was a lot easier as I had more faith in the plan (and me) and I’ve really enjoyed my runs (esp the feeling you get when you finish!!). I’ve never really concentrated on pace or distance, just followed what Laura was telling me to do, but I tracked my run today and I managed to run 5km in 30 mins 13 seconds!! So pleased! I really do plan to continue my 3 weekly runs this time, and if the weather puts me off I’ll head to the gym to run indoors. I’m looking into having a go at a park run in a few weeks tine.

I’ve loved reading all your posts - keep going everyone - you can do it!!

😁😁😁 πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ“ πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

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Awesome πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»! Well done πŸ€—

Im thinking about treating myself to a treadmill in the winter, coz like you theres no way i’ll be running if theres even the slightest bit of ice πŸ˜‚

Enjoy the buzz πŸ˜ƒ

AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate

Congratulations Gemma in completing C25K and graduating, nice to do that in a beautiful early morning in June, tomorrow is my final graduation run, a little bit nervous about that but looking forward to it.

GemmaTakeTwo
GemmaTakeTwoGraduate in reply to AlMorr

Don’t be nervous - you can do it!!!!

AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate in reply to GemmaTakeTwo

This morning Monday, I graduated by running W9R3.

GemmaTakeTwo
GemmaTakeTwoGraduate in reply to AlMorr

Congratulations!!! Well done you! πŸŽ“ πŸ† 🎈 πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ

QueenTea
QueenTeaGraduate

Fantastic - well done & brilliant time & distance πŸ‘πŸ†πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸŒŸ

GemmaTakeTwo
GemmaTakeTwoGraduate in reply to QueenTea

Thanks! I was pleasantly surprised with my distance/time!! πŸ˜‚

Berksrover
BerksroverGraduate

Well done (again), why not take the next step and move up to the Bridge to 10k group, set a new target?

Alanist
AlanistGraduate

Congratulations, I completed my w9r3 this morning also and am on top of the world as you deserve to be. Well done

Debsy2008
Debsy2008Graduate

Congratulations πŸŽ‰well doneπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

IannodaTruffe
IannodaTruffeAdministrator

Very many congratulations on your graduation fellow runner.

This guide to post C25K running may be helpful healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

Keep running, keep smiling.

GemmaTakeTwo
GemmaTakeTwoGraduate in reply to IannodaTruffe

Thank you - I will look at this as last time I struggled to continue without the motivation/routine of the plan!!

GoGo_JoJo
GoGo_JoJoModerator

Superb. Well done. Many congratulations πŸ…πŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸ

Enjoy your triumph πŸ‘πŸ˜

DeeRunning
DeeRunningGraduate

Congratulations! And completing 5K as well - awesome pace and achievement! Enjoy your celebrations today! :)

PumpKim
PumpKimGraduate

Well done.

This is my second time round too. Like you, it's definitely not physically easier but I feel more positive this time because know it works.

Here's to not letting life get in the way and making running a way of life!

Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate

Well done!

Congratulations πŸ‘πŸΌ

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate

Fantastic GemmaTakeTwo! You’ve only gone and done it again!! How amazing is that? Just brilliant!! πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸŽ“πŸ†β€οΈ

Congratulations Gemma...πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

Great work! Well done 😊xx

Carried over fron your other post!x

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate

πŸΎπŸΎπŸΎπŸΎπŸΎπŸΎπŸ˜‰

Lorijay
LorijayGraduate

Big congrats Gemma. Brilliant time and achievement. Enjoy the celebration :) :)

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