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W5R2: I am happy bunny!

bluepanda
bluepandaGraduate

I thought I wouldn’t get chance to run today esp. with the rain and I was actually annoyed at that! But, luckily, I was able to do the run today. ‘twas a windy run today but a happy one! I love windy runs as I feel like I’m running faster/flying when I’m not 😂. I can confirm Week 1 was definitely harder. Still learning that slow lesson - caught myself speeding up a few times. Definitely would have regretted it later. Excited for the challenge of the next run 🏃🏻‍♀️

12 Replies
steviej99
steviej99Graduate

Brilliant well done. Hope to do w5r2 tomorrow

bluepanda
bluepandaGraduate in reply to steviej99

You’ve got this! You have already proved you can do it so it’s a mental challenge now.

UnfitNoMore
UnfitNoMoreGraduate

Good job... it takes time to get used to managing pace, but it’s a skill that will serve you well your whole running career.

You got that next one... relax and enjoy it.

Katnap
KatnapGraduate

I thought you were a panda?

Rabbits run better than pandas.

Run run run

😸👟👟👟👟👟😸

Well done!

bluepanda
bluepandaGraduate in reply to Katnap

Thanks! I am somewhere between panda and bunny. Definitely closer to the panda 😂 Maybe a panda who’s a bunny at heart? Also, I totally didn’t just YouTube pandas running...

Jogunlikely
JogunlikelyGraduate in reply to bluepanda

Now I'm going to have to head to YouTube!

IgaT
IgaTGraduate

Oh wow! I love when I have wind in my back :D Last time I had wind straight into my face, even my dog wasn't very happy about it.

bluepanda
bluepandaGraduate in reply to IgaT

Yes, it definitely matters what direction the wind is 😂 Also, by the time I started running in evening, the wind had died down to a gentle ‘I’m on your side’ wind. Wind in the face is no fun.

IgaT
IgaTGraduate in reply to bluepanda

Ufff... I started to worry that I may be wierd and not like the wind, while you have a flying superpowers of it. But as we agreed it depends on the runner-wind direction dependency.

Jogunlikely
JogunlikelyGraduate

You're going to smash the next one 💪🏃‍♀️😁

ClimberKB
ClimberKBGraduate

"running faster/flying" ... love that, totally get it, it can be so invigorating. When I started c25k I set a rule that I'd do my runs regardless of weather, no excuses, no exceptions. To be fair, I've got away quite lightly with that!

bluepanda
bluepandaGraduate in reply to ClimberKB

That was my plan. I do want to do a rain run. But, if it raining before I’m already out there, it’s hard to make myself get out the door

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