Week 5, Run 1 : Ummm what just happened? Did I... - Couch to 5K

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Week 5, Run 1

Mashedpotato
Mashedpotato

Ummm what just happened?

Did I actually go out and run for 15 minutes in total?

It’s been a month since I started this process.

On the 11th June if you told me I would be doing this now then I would have thought you were crazy and then sent you on your way

I found today’s run difficult but I powered through and felt amazing after

But what I’m finding even stranger is that I’m actually looking forward to Run 3 of this week.

I’ve got a family event this weekend and when I started the programme they told me I would never make it past the first week

I’m so happy that the morning before I’ll be running for 20 minutes

I’m still feeling high from my run and am genuinely looking forward to my next one.

I finally now understand what all you were on about when you said this is addictive!

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Berksrover
BerksroverGraduate

Told you so! Well done and keep it up!

Thank you so much. I know but I definitely definitely did not believe you😝

Jude1963
Jude1963Graduate

My thoughts entirely. Well done you. 👍🏼

Thanks 😊😊 can’t believe I’ve got this far

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Huge well done... take it steady and slow, and enjoy each and every run...just like you are doing!

Thanks so much 😊 slow and steady is definitely going to be me for the rest of the runs now but I’ll be happy

Congratulations, it certainly is addictive! 🙂

Keep going, and keep posting. You’ll find loads of helpful friendly advice on here if you need it, and we’ll all be cheering you on too! 🙂👏👏👏

Thanks 😊 love this community and definitely know I wouldn’t have kept going without it

Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate

Well done.

That day you started was my birthday. My gift to you is having a fantastic run this weekend before your family event and an afterglow that makes you rightly proud of yourself. Enjoy it.

GG63
GG63Graduate
in reply to Jay66UK

My birthday is June 11th Jay! ‘63 baby 😄

Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate
in reply to GG63

No way! My username gives a hint to my birth year!

GG63
GG63Graduate
in reply to Jay66UK

So does mine 😆 My partner is ‘66 - my toy boy 😉

Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate
in reply to GG63

Good for you.

“It’s not the men in your life, it’s the life in your men.”

Crawlhome
CrawlhomeGraduate

Totally feeling what you said. Running seems to become part of your life very quickly. I'm only one run ahead and felt awesome most of today after my run this morning!

cheekychipmunks
cheekychipmunksGraduate
in reply to Crawlhome

Me too. Can’t wait for R3 on Friday! 😀

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