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Week 4 done!

SANDI_runs
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Just back from run 3 week 4. Thought I would mix it up a bit tonight after w4 runs 1 and 2 being ok - and have run my usual circuit but the other way around. There are more inclines this way and I have to say that was tough!! I was on the verge of giving up so many times but I set myself small targets to keep going - just run to the next road/ lamp post etc. But I kept going and didn't give in. Now feeling fabulous, but not so sure I will repeat the run this way round again for a while!!! Yay me!!!!

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jessieb887
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I altered mine too to more inclined on wk 4 run 2 it broke me the first time but then I repeated that same run on the same circuit and I did it so maybe try it again you may surprise yourself and it will help in the long run or thats how I’m looking at it x

SANDI_runs
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in reply to jessieb887

Thanks Jessie. I just looked at my times and I was actually a little quicker this time, so feeling even more pleased with myself now. Maybe I will try it again on a week 5 run

jessieb887
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in reply to SANDI_runs

I have decided to repeat week 4 on the inclines to try and increase stamina, fingers crossed it works.

SANDI_runs
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in reply to jessieb887

Good luck with that!!!

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Very well done you... thank goodness for lamp posts :)

Shakywakey
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Fantastic. Well done. The mini targets we set ourselves are great. You are right to feel fabulous

Week 4 run 2 for me tomorrow 💪

SANDI_runs
SANDI_runsGraduate
in reply to Shakywakey

Thanks Shaky enjoy your run tomorrow x

Pete1w
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I like the idea of setting yourself targets to run to. If I'm really struggling I basically just remind myself to keep breathing and put one foot in front of the other over and over again until Laura tells me to stop.

SANDI_runs
SANDI_runsGraduate
in reply to Pete1w

I find it helps as by the time you reach the lamp post I feel that things aren't so bad and I then I can keep going until Laura congratulates me on how well I have done!

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