If I can do it, anyone can!: So I graduated... - Couch to 5K

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If I can do it, anyone can!

Eeyorefan profile image

So I graduated yesterday and I am so proud of my achievement particularly since I am asthmatic and have been since I was a very small child. I was quite sporty as a kid, I swam, danced, played netball and even sprinted a bit but I couldn’t sustain any activity for very long as it would set off my asthma. Cross country runs and 800ms were the worst of all and I would find myself desperately struggling to breathe. But 40 years later I have done it. My asthma is much better managed these days and the gradual way C25K builds you up is brilliant. I have also loved having Jo Whiley as the coach as she really makes you feel supported and that she completely understands what you are going through. I have run 5k four times now and feel healthier than ever. If you are just starting and thinking you’ll never get there, then just remember, if a 52 year old with asthma can do it, anyone can. Good luck!!

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Ragpie profile image

Awesome work! Congratulations! 😀😀😀

MVBrown profile image

Excellent news and well done. Congrats runner on your 🎓. Virtual hugs and best wishes for the future.👏🏽👏🏽🎊🎉🎊🎉🎊

Bandit14 profile image

Absolutely brilliant Job - huge well done🤗x

Graduation donut time! 🍩 Well done.

Fabulous achievement Eeyore! Bet you feel so proud of yourself, and so you should. 👏👏👏👏👏👏

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