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Back in the groove- happy happy happy πŸ˜ƒ

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What a fantastic run I’ve had this morning. Having really struggled to get into a regular running routine for the past month, today the gremlins were waiting for me when I woke up. 😣

After UnfitNoMore asked me yesterday what today’s run would be, I’d decided that I would definitely do my best to run this morning but because of other commitments I had to do it early.

I’ve lost two nights sleep this week so when I woke up at 7am the gremlins were urging me to catch up on my sleep but my lovely husband knowing how much I really wanted to run gave up his bed to come with me πŸ’•

And so we drove to the res and set off on our warm up walk. Boy is it chilly in these Pennine hills. 😨

I had planned to warm up then run for 1k, walk for a couple of minutes, run another 1k and then see how I felt, but after the first 1k I didn’t want to stop, and that feeling lasted... and lasted. In the end I had to stop at 3.6k because I needed to get home but I think that was the best run I’ve ever done in terms of how much I enjoyed it while I was doing it. πŸ€—

The running bug is definitely back. πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈI’m going to have to be very creative and determined to fit three runs a week in at the moment but I did it this morning so it is possible.

Thanks to all of you runners out there whose posts have reminded me how good it feels to run. You’re all stars 🌟 🌟

Enjoy your weekend runs one and all πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

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Well done Beanjo, that’s a great start to the weekend & big pat on the back for Mr Beanjo for giving up his lie in!! Brrrrrrr, it’s def noticibly colder up here in Yorkshire this morning...think I’m going out for a trot this eve so will need my gloves & buff for a bit of cosy x

BeanjoGraduate in reply to Mummycav

You definitely will mummycav. Today is the first time I’ve run in sleeves so I know it’s much colder as that’s unknown for me 😊

Enjoy your run πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ


Great job... well done hubby too! Enjoy that next one and your weekend.

BeanjoGraduate in reply to UnfitNoMore

Well it’s down to you that I did it so thanks for asking the question πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘

UnfitNoMoreGraduate in reply to Beanjo

I won’t ask today πŸ˜‚

BeanjoGraduate in reply to UnfitNoMore

Well if I don’t post for a while- feel free to ask 😊

UnfitNoMoreGraduate in reply to Beanjo

Maybe in the morning!


Well done you πŸ‘

BeanjoGraduate in reply to molly1973

Thanks molly πŸ˜ƒ

A great run makes everything else worth while!! Well done for persevering πŸ‘πŸ»

BeanjoGraduate in reply to Oldlady57

Thank you oldlady61. I still feel great 😊

Well done Beanjo! And Mr B for the support! Give those Gremlins what for!!

BeanjoGraduate in reply to MandiV

Absolutely. Feel I won this one πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘

Absolutely brilliant Beanjo! So pleased for you. What a wonderful feeling when you just don’t want to stop. Imagine that in W1 of C25K! πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

BeanjoGraduate in reply to cheekychipmunks

Thanks cheeky. In W1 I felt as though my lungs were bursting so this is fantastic you’re right 😊


I hope you have had the chance to catch up on your sleep!? πŸ’€

BeanjoGraduate in reply to Katnap

I have thanks Katnap. The extra hour helped 😊

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