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W5R2

Completed the above on a cold, wet and windy day here in the Peak District. Made sure my house would be nice and warm when I got back. First 8 minute run I could have kept going but I kept to the plan and did the 5 min walk 8 min run. Was glad when Jo said only 60 seconds left on the second run but all in all I enjoyed it. Not sure how I’m feeling about R3. I’m going to do the same route as today because it was quite flat. Happy running

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Great running today... slow and steady on run 3 and you’ll be fine... it’s mind over matter, your body is ready for it.

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Thank you. Hope the weather is a bit better.

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I’m just outside the peaks and expecting snow tonight

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I know. There was s bit of sleet around earlier.

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Maybe I can slide my 400m speed intervals if we have enough ice 😂

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Don’t want any ice that really makes me nervous.

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Me either... got to drive at 6 tomorrow... if I can get the car out.

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I hope we don’t get that much. I think it will just be a dusting 🤞

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Well done! Perseverance is key! I did my W5r3 today... I was so nervous, thinking I couldn’t do it but just like that I did! I went slow, even when I thought I could go faster, I wanted to finish and I did. You will do it and it will feel amazing! Just keep running 😉

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Thanks I want to do it so much.

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Sounds like you were absolutely ready for it Letty, I am going for it tomorrow!

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Have a good one.

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... and finding the flat is a challenge in itself. Bravo - and that includes sticking to the plan, it will be worth it in the end.

Think it is going to be woods for me today, not exposed Edges!

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Hi, just back from and early morning run this and noticed your post. Just done the Wk5, R 3. Like you felt a bit daunted. As a still overweight ex smoker, I think if I can manage it anyone can. So to for it. Well done. Hope you are enjoyed the C25K. Best o luck, Scott

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Thank you. I will either do it tomorrow or Friday depending on work. Well done to you

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