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Week9Run1 and parkrun!

Crawlhome
CrawlhomeGraduate

That was an amazing experience running along Exeter quay with hundreds of other people and I loved it! I was all prepared to do it this week but almost backed out due to a bad sleep, getting up early to go running isn't usually something i would consider a fun way of spending the weekend!

But what a great experience, really well organised and friendly with no pressure to do anything but take it at your own pace.

Turns out running with lots of people was what I'd been missing and I managed a comfortable pace, my breathing was good and I felt such a rush when I finished that I almost burst into tears!

So I'm waiting for my time but I think it's about 34 minutes which I'm very happy with for my first 5k. I ran 5k!!

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Crawlhome
CrawlhomeGraduate

32 minutes 10 seconds, I'm in shock!

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate
in reply to Crawlhome

Wow that’s fantastic!

Crawlhome
CrawlhomeGraduate
in reply to Tasha99

Thanks Tasha99 I'm not sure how it happened!!

David_G
David_G
in reply to Crawlhome

Congratulations, that’s a great time. 😀👍

Flaraflarkin
FlaraflarkinGraduate

Amazing! Well done you ~ and all before Graduation!! 🙌👊🙌

Crawlhome
CrawlhomeGraduate
in reply to Flaraflarkin

Thanks so much, getting to grips with it now 😃

Crawlhome that is FABULOUS!!!! Wowser, very well done - and you certainly are not crawling if you did 5k in 34 minutes! Amazing!!

You’ll be up on that podium bursting with pride in 2 more runs! Brilliant, and so well deserved!

🏃‍♀️👊👍🏻🙌🎉🏃‍♀️❤️😀

Wait, 32 minutes 10 seconds? A MAZ ING!!!

🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉

Crawlhome
CrawlhomeGraduate
in reply to cheekychipmunks

Thanks so much. It felt incredible and I wasn't expecting that time on my first attempt. Must be the fish and chips last night!! 😂😁

cheekychipmunks
cheekychipmunksGraduate
in reply to Crawlhome

Go faster fry-up! 😅😅😅

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate

Fantastic well done you!!! Parkruns are pretty amazing! Enjoy your next runs to graduation!! Brilliant job!! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽😁❤️

Crawlhome
CrawlhomeGraduate
in reply to Fabulous450

I'm addicted! Can't wait to do another one now!

Great job Crawlhome!!! amazing isnt it. Ill do my w9r1 on Wed and cant wait

Crawlhome
CrawlhomeGraduate
in reply to cheeseheads

The end is definitely in sight. Going to order my couchto5k running top!

Jundal
JundalGraduate

Brilliant, well done! Podium here you come!

Crawlhome
CrawlhomeGraduate
in reply to Jundal

Thanks Jundal and the next two will be shorter!

Well done! I didn’t know there was Park Run along Exeter Quay, will check it out 🤗

Crawlhome
CrawlhomeGraduate
in reply to Superstarnewbie

If you would like to meet up for one, let me know superstarnewbie.

Superstarnewbie
SuperstarnewbieGraduate
in reply to Crawlhome

Great, will do

UnfitNoMore
UnfitNoMoreAdministrator

Amazing time for first one... way to go!

Crawlhome
CrawlhomeGraduate
in reply to UnfitNoMore

Thank you.

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