First post grad run, second parkrun. - Couch to 5K

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First post grad run, second parkrun.

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Really enjoyed running in the cool morning and light drizzle today.

Kept a good pace all the way round so thought I'd be on target to shave a few seconds off last weeks pb. In the last 1k I pushed myself a bit to come in behind the 30 minute pacer and more than happy with that.

Got my results and the pacer must have been slightly fast as I achieved my first sub 30!! 29.52!

I was going to aim for that later in the year so I'm over the moon to get it today. 😁😁

The parkrun is flat and I'm used to hilly routes which I think has given me some good legs!

Happy running to all this weekend πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸ˜πŸ˜

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cheekychipmunks profile image

Wow, Crawlhome, you continue to rock this! Fabulous time! Bet you’re happy with that. πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘Š

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CrawlhomeGraduate in reply to cheekychipmunks

Thanks so much, feels like a natural progression so more proof that the programme works. 😁

RunBrianRun profile image

Well done! Sub 30 is one of those mental barriers. Glad you did it. πŸ‘

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CrawlhomeGraduate in reply to RunBrianRun

Cheers, think the mental barrier is getting up early on a Saturday πŸ˜„

ArthurJG profile image

That's brilliant, really well done!

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CrawlhomeGraduate in reply to ArthurJG

Thanks, parkrun makes it much more enjoyable 😁

telford_mike profile image

Wow, 29:52 is insane! I heard someone asking about pacers this morning but I don't think we had any - not that I'd have seen them for dust anyway!

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CrawlhomeGraduate in reply to telford_mike

Thanks, I don't think all parkrun events have pacers but it does give you something to focus on 😁

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ArthurJGGraduate in reply to Crawlhome

I think quite a a lot of parkruns have pacers, but not every week. My local one has pacers on the last Saturday of each month.

owmeknees profile image

Well done! Great time! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Runsome profile image

Wow that’s good πŸ‘

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