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International Park Run day!

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Had to go out today to celebrate! 2nd Park Run completed with my first full run in the rain. Lots of puddle jumping and the new running shoes have definitely lost their sparkle but they're awesome as I knocked a whole 4.16 off last week's time!! C25K is awesome! #loveparkrun πŸ˜πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘

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Brilliant GN! What a fabulous amount of time to knock off too. πŸ‘πŸ‘ I loved my run in the rain. Way better than being too hot I think! πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

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GingernutterGraduate in reply to cheekychipmunks

It's different that's for sure, mud and puddles but I now know I won't melt in the rain so no excuses!! Although snow...πŸ€”β˜ƒοΈ

You are reaping the benefits of doing C25K at a sensible steady pace......... parkrun PBs will come for quite some time.

Great fun all thanks to C25K and your hard work.

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GingernutterGraduate in reply to IannodaTruffe

I certainly am, thank you!! I noticed one person who would run and overtake me then have to walk, this went on for most of the run until near the end when they failed to be seen in the rear view mirror. Now not judging, as many reasons why but I kept thinking..slow and steady. My aim is always no matter what the distance, to complete the whole run without stopping. I have Sanjeev in my ear saying..just keep those legs moving...😁😁

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Karen376Graduate

Well done you congratulations keep up the good work thats brilliant knocking all those minutes off . Missed park run in sunny Ibiza 😎😊 xx

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GingernutterGraduate in reply to Karen376

Cheers Kevin, no Park Runs in Ibiza????? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

I'm off to India soon, debating whether to take the ole sports bra...πŸ€”

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There was a feature on BBC Breakfast this morning about parkruns 10th anniversary

Yay Gingernutter! Excellent work!

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GingernutterGraduate in reply to Languid_Lil

Cheers Languid_Lil!! I'm loving it!!! Xx

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UnfitNoMoreGraduate

Great run. 4 minutes off PB? That’s amazing

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GingernutterGraduate in reply to UnfitNoMore

Thank you unfitnomore! Only my second Park Run so I think as iannodatruffe said I was probably slow and steady on c25k. Confidence in new trainers so pace steadily improving and this week I knew what the course was like, how the PR worked so more confident and was able to use the other runners to give me a push!! 😁😁Still grinning ear to ear and no aches or pains today so all good x

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Pinkpig20Graduate

I did Park run yesterday too. Well done for a new PB!πŸ˜€

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GingernutterGraduate in reply to Pinkpig20

Whoop whoop!! Thank you, hope you didn't get too wet!! πŸ™ƒ

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Pinkpig20Graduate in reply to Gingernutter

It only really started to rain when I finished so didn’t get too wet. πŸ˜€

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