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First 5k!!

kazzy40
kazzy40

Hi fellow runners. I haven't posted in a while but after some concerns about falling short of 5k in 30 minutes I did my first organised 5k last Sunday and smashed it in 39:52. I gave myself a very realistic target of 45 minutes so am rather proud of myself. I kept a lovely steady pace in the heat and felt very comfortable. I loved the atmosphere and was quite proud of myself for going solo when there were so many groups but billy no mates here just plugged her ears in and off I went...... I am now looking for my next one :-)

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Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate

Brilliant! That’s much quicker than me. Careful not to do too many long runs in a row too quickly. I found my legs need an extra day to recover from a 5k at the moment.

Oh I want to do that! But I’m only on W5 so I need to be patient!

Well done you! 🏆🏅😀

Thank you.

Yes please be patient. The programme is amazing when stuck to and not rushed. You will soon get there. Well done!

cheekychipmunks
cheekychipmunksGraduate
in reply to kazzy40

Thanks, yes I will. I agree, the programme is amazing. Love every minute! ❤️🏃‍♀️👍🏻

Millsie-J
Millsie-JGraduate

Well done Kazzy, a grand job done there!

Great time too 🏃🏻‍♀️

Teddly22
Teddly22Graduate

Oh that sounds fantastic! I am tempted to try the parkrun to try and reach that 5k target!!!

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate

Well done! That's really good and not slow! I won't be under 45 mins when I finally run 5k !

Oh that's brilliant news kazzy!

I hope you got a nice medal..,it was a very hot day on Sunday too!🌞😎

That is a really good time..so glad you enjoyed it.

Good luck with the next one!😊x

Congratulations. Brilliant! 🍾🍾🍾🎉🎉👏

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Huge well done to you :)

southlundon
southlundonGraduate

Well done!

SandieF
SandieFGraduate

Oh well done! 👏👏👏. That’s a brilliant time too!

I wanna write that title for a post! *pouts, folds arms & stamps foot* 😂

Aah thanks all for your responses. It's all you lovely fellow runners that inspire me everyday to carry on. I truly love this new found hobby/way of life and can't believe I have not done it sooner. I always used my knees and SIJ problems as the excuse but little did I know that by training properly those issues have actually improved!!

Happy Running all xx

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