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Cannot believe I actually just ran for 20 minutes ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ

I really didnโ€™t think Iโ€™d make todayโ€™s run as Iโ€™ve had a really nasty cough since Wednesday and thought it would affect me, however it really played on my mind that Iโ€™d be really disappointed in myself if I at least didnโ€™t try. Well trying paid off. Onto week 6 ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ

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Way to go!! The 20 minute mark is a huge accomplishment. ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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Feels brilliant. 5 weeks ago I was puffing after a 1 minute run ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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Yay, well done. Now you know you can do it :)

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I really thought in my head before Iโ€™d even started Iโ€™d have to stop by about 10 mins ๐Ÿ˜‚

Funny how itโ€™s your mind as my legs and breathing were fine.

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I remember those first longer runs. I can recall that after about 15 minutes I was thinking that I couldn't do it, but then I realised that I didn't feel any worse than I did at 10 minutes. I kept on going and at 18 minutes still didn't feel any different. After that I told my head to go away.

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Thatโ€™s exactly the direction my head was going. I thought at 11mins on the clock, I only need to get to 5 mins and thatโ€™s the 20 minutes run, thatโ€™s only 6 mins away and youโ€™ve run that time before and your not breathless or aching so just get on with it ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Great run... careful if that cold is on your chest though. You ran 20 just half way into this plan... you got this. Slow and steady into week 6

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Hopefully it will of cleared up by my next run on Monday ๐Ÿคž

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Very well done Polly! The first landmark run in the bag, and you have every right to feel pleased! Awesome! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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Thank you.

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Well done you!

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Well done. It's special. Forum is full of posts from people like you and me saying "wow I actually ran for 20 mins"

Best of luck with the rest of the programme. It is amazing!

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