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Wk 6 completed. How am I doing this?

Just completed my week 6 and ran for 25mins for the first time. Wasn't too bad. Don't know how I got this far and have been really lucky with the weather. Keep thinking how will I be when the weather turns. Got to do the 25mins 3 more times in the next 6 days though on week 7. Can anyone tell me how they found week 7? I don't want to push too much thinking I'm Mo Farah all of a sudden.

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Well done you! Just keep it slow and steady. If you follow the programme, you will be ready for each and every run. Enjoy it!

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am on w7r3 friday last of 25mins easy so far but the 28mins to come

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I’ve just my third run for week 7 and still don’t feel over confident. So am going to redo the week until I’m running it through - only stopped for 1 min and probably cause it was a hilly part of run, but even still 😩 its a toughie

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I think once six is done things get easier

Just go slow and steady 😃👍💪

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Thanks Misswobble for the reply. Hope you not wobbling anymore now you've graduated.

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Great job.

Week 7 was wonderful... you’re consolidating where you are. You’ve run 25, you can do it again. On average the three will be easier than the first. You may get a day where it feels harder, that happens to everyone, just use your mental strength and finish it. The end of week 7 is the best... all you have to add then is 5 minutes in two small slices. You got this now.

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Unfit no more I loved your phrase ‘ you got this now’. It will be a new mantra for me!!!

W7R1 done last night. Tough going at the end though. I attracted a few doggy friends along the way ..... mad red faced running woman with dogs following me .... lol

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😂. Dogs do like to run with everyone they are doing it I think... maybe they need to see what’s at the end of the run?

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I'm doing Wk6R3 on Saturday, I also can't really understand how I'm doing it either! Today was the first rainy day so far on my C25K journey, but I still did the run despite feeling a bit poorly. Something is driving me on with this, long may it continue! Quite looking forward to the longer runs now, today was my last 'interval' run and I actually found the walk a bit distracting, took me a while to get back into rhythm again for the second 10 mins.

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Yep I struggled with the second 10 too and wondered how I would cope with the 25 but it was fairly comfortable. trust in the program I guess.

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Yup, the programme works, I think we're all living proof of that one!

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You will and you can. You’ve done it once you can do it again 3 times this week just to make sure lol. It’s hard work. I did W7r1 last night. Good luck. As unfit no more said. You have got this !!!!!! Just remember how W1 felt and look how far you have come. Amazing!!!!!!!

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