Male runner zooms past 🤔: I am still thrown by... - Couch to 5K

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Male runner zooms past 🤔


I am still thrown by people overtaking me even if they are friendly! Graduated 7 years ago regularly do the three runs per week and was enjoying the downhill part of one of my routes. I know my pace has improved over time and my age is probably a factor ( over 65) but nevertheless a blow to my confidence 😉 Won’t stop me just a bit surprised at my reaction.

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You could always accidentally trip them.

At that speed you are kidding but ofcourse that’s what I felt like doing! Not really he was friendly!


I'm in the same age bracket and I know I'll never trouble the speeders. I also know I'll never win a world championship at anything, or travel in space. Still, we strive to be the best we can and don't let anyone tell you it's not good enough! 😃😃😃

Caradora2 in reply to sparkyjohn

Thank you I’m usually ok with my progress this was a temporary wobble. We don’t know how he will be doing in 30 odd years 🙂

sparkyjohnGraduate in reply to Caradora2

Absolutely. We are entitled to wobble sometimes, as long as we don't fall over!


It doesn’t bother me in the slightest, never has I am not Mo so it doesn't matter 🤷‍♀️😃


Dont worry. Your doing it for yourself😁


I wouldn't dwell on it.. you are running your own race 😀

I often get passed by "quicker and younger" runners I am 60 ... hats off to you 😁😁

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