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W6R3 - I AM A RUNNER!

Becky1606
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So I was very close to not going running today; I had a horrific day at work and ended up in the office until late and was feeling generally very "meh". However, just as I was about to put on my PJs when I got home I had a change of heart and dragged myself to the gym (it was too hot for an outside run and I wanted to take a big bottle of water).

I was a bit worried about this one as I really wasn't "feeling it", but nevertheless, I set the treadmill to 8.5km (slow and steady wins the race... right? :)) and set off!

The first 10 minutes were quite mentally challenging, although I found my breathing is so much more controlled on a treadmill vs outside (?). However, after the first 10 the final 15 absolutely FLEW past and I was quite disappointed when it was over! I even managed to run for a bit of a the cool down as well!

To summarise a long ranty post: I DID W6R3, LAURA SAID I'M A RUNNER AND I'VE NEVER RAN FOR THAT LONG I AM OFF TO WEEK 7!!!!

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BlondeAmbition72

Bloody amazing Becky!! WE DID IT! πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ˜

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Becky1606
Becky1606Graduate
in reply to BlondeAmbition72

We've so got this now - bring on W7R1! :D :D

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BlondeAmbition72
BlondeAmbition72Graduate
in reply to Becky1606

Bring - it - on!! πŸ‘πŸ˜

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DeterminedBear

Very well done!

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Becky1606
Becky1606Graduate
in reply to DeterminedBear

Thanks! :D I can't stop smiling

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Karen376
Karen376Graduate

Congratulations 😊

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Becky1606
Becky1606Graduate
in reply to Karen376

Thanks Karen :D

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MeandMam
MeandMamGraduate

Yay! You’re a runner!! Feel proud- and put your feet up tonight knowing you have well and truely earned that rest day!

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Becky1606
Becky1606Graduate
in reply to MeandMam

Thank you! We are runners now! :D yes definitely, you do as well! x

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pollyp1
pollyp1Graduate

Yay, well done runner!

ps: you are now a runner. But if you think that's a long and ranty post you still have a lot to learn, lol!

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Becky1606
Becky1606Graduate
in reply to pollyp1

Thanks! :D

Haha, I'm still new to the whole posting thing so this was quite a rambley one for me... no doubt there'll be more rambles as i go into week 7 !

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Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate

Well done!

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Becky1606
Becky1606Graduate
in reply to Jay66UK

Thanks! :D

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David_G

Hi Becky, yes you’re definitely a runner! πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ Congratulations for getting this far. πŸ‘ Hopefully the rest of the programme will be just as good for you πŸ™‚ Just take it steadily and carefully and you’ll be just fine.

Very best wishes, we’re all cheering you on. πŸ‘πŸ‘

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Becky1606
Becky1606Graduate
in reply to David_G

Thanks David, I'm hoping the last 9 (!) runs go as well as this one!! :D

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