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YES!!! I did it!! Cracked Wk9 R3!!!! Woooooo-hoooooo!!

New_Runner_KD
New_Runner_KD

Finally managed to complete the programme today!!!! Started 26th August, so not bad :-). Checked my distance on RunKeeper - did 3.47km in 30mins, I'm not the fastest in the world, but just to be able to run for 30 mins non stop is incredible!! Now for consoldiations - I plan to add in some hills and try to get to that magical 5k, perhaps a Park Run in a few weeks. Thanks to everyone on this forum for the support - could not have done it without you!! :-D

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oldestnewest

Well done New_Runner! You’ve done something wonderful for yourself and you’ll never look back! 👏👏👏 Enjoy your time on the podium and bask in your well deserved glory! 🎉🥂👏👍😀

Thanks so much cheekychipmunks 😀😀

sHAYM4N
sHAYM4NGraduate

Massive congrats thats incredible! You floating on air now? if not you should be!!! 😁 Enjoy your graduation party, and look forward to hearing how the consolidations go! 👌💨🤞👍

Thanks! Yes l, can't stop smiling! Thanks for all your support 😀😀, it did really help 👍👍🤸🤸

steviej99
steviej99Graduate

Brilliant well done, great achievement. I've got 5 runs to go but I'm elated after each one. Already thinking I'm gonna miss it. You must be buzzing!!

I am thanks Stevie! Never dreamed I would get this far! Keep going, you'll be there in no time!! 👍👍😀😀

Lallis
LallisGraduate

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Your speed is like mine so .... we run very fast 😁

Thanks Lallis - we keep plodding!! 😀

Deals1
Deals1Graduate

Congratulations!!

Thanks Deals! It's a great feeling! 😀😀😀

Deals1
Deals1Graduate
in reply to New_Runner_KD

It sure is!!

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Slow is perfect..my favourite speed..it gets us where we want to be...HUGE congratulations Graduate! !!!!

Thanks Oldfloss - slow is definitely me! Hopefully will speed up a little as I get more consolidation runs under my belt 😀😀

UnfitNoMore
UnfitNoMoreAdministrator

Congratulations... you should feel a lot stronger during the consolidation stage, that 5k will come, no worries there. Enjoy your celebration tonight... and that parkrun when it comes.

Thanks UNM! Yes, definitely hope that's so 😀. On to consolidation WK1 R1!!

UnfitNoMore
UnfitNoMoreAdministrator
in reply to New_Runner_KD

Sure... it’s sprint one minute, run 90 seconds now though 😂

AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate

Brilliant, congratulations New_Runner_KD on graduating, don't worry about any times, you ran for 30 minutes and that is magnificent.

Thanks AlMorr - yes, it's brilliant that I can and I did! I would not have believed this a few weeks ago! 😀

Hidden
HiddenGraduate

WhoooooHooooo!!! 🔥🤩👏💐🥂💐👏🤩🔥

Congratulations to you KD that’s fantastic news! I’m so pleased for you!!! 💛🙌

I had to check your posts earlier on today to make sure that I hadn’t missed this 😁😂

You’ve been a real trooper through this whole program and you’ve done it! Enjoy the feeling, and I hope you’ll be celebrating your victory... I’ll obviously have to crack open a beer to help you celebrate this evening.... 😉

HUGE WELL DONE YOU ⚡️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⚡️

New_Runner_KD
New_Runner_KD
in reply to Hidden

Thanks TS! You've really made me smile even more now! I've only had diet coke tonight, but friends over this weekend and we'll be cracking a few bottles open, no doubt! Thanks once again for your support and inspirational posts - you really did pick me up that time I was wavering! Hope your post grad runs are coming on well and you're enjoying it - if your recent posts are anything to go by - you'll be up to 10k before you know it!! 🤸😀👍🍷🏃

Hidden
HiddenGraduate
in reply to New_Runner_KD

Nice Graduate badge KD, suits you!

Enjoy your celebrations at the weekend. I'm looking forward to seeing what you get up to next x

IannodaTruffe
IannodaTruffeAdministrator

Many congratulations on your graduation fellow runner.

This guide to post C25K running may be helpful healthunlocked.com/couchto5...…….what-next

Keep running, keep smiling.

Thanks so much, will have a good read of that 😀😀

Well done you! Congratulations! Enjoy your time on the podium and all the very best for your onward running journey,🎓🍾🥂🏅🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️👏🏻😊🎉

Thanks very much - very pleased! 😀😀

bel73
bel73Graduate

Congratulations New_Runner_KD!!! 🙌💐💪

New_Runner_KD
New_Runner_KD
in reply to bel73

Thank you bel73 ! Really enjoying the feeling!! 👍👍

Dragonflies
DragonfliesGraduate

Fantastic news! Huge congratulations to you New Runner 🎉👏🤸‍♀️🏃‍♀️🤸‍♀️🏃‍♀️👏

It’s an achievement to be super proud of. I am so pleased for you 😁

Amerynthe
AmeryntheGraduate

Congratulations! As a relative newcomer (W3R3 scheduled for tonight) seeing posts like yours really encourages me to keep going. Well done on your graduation!

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