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Graduation badge questions

Oldishrunner
OldishrunnerGraduate

I have just completed W9r3 and would like to receive my graduation badge. So the first question is how do I go about it and the second, do you really get a physical badge (excuse the possible naivety of the second question). If the badge is real don't you need my full address? More than happy to make a contribution if you let me know what is appropriate.

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IannodaTruffe
IannodaTruffeAdministrator

The little grey smudge next to a runner's name, with graduate written on it is all you get, I am afraid.........well actually I am glad the NHS is not spending money on physical badges.

To get your smudge, look in the pinned posts to the right of the page, and add a message to the December 2018 graduate post and the smudge faeries will do their magic.

Millsie-J
Millsie-JGraduate

Request your virtual badge here

healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

Congratulations and well done

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Like the others say..it is just a grey smudge... but totally priceless :) xx

AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate

Congratulations Oldishrunner on completing C25K with week 9 run 3. Yes the badge is the word GRADUATE 🎓 next to your username.

When I graduated last June I also thought it was a "virtual badge" they sent you designed by RunaroundSue which is at the top of the C25K Healthunlocked home page for whatever month you graduate, nevertheless seeing the word GRADUATE 🎓 next to your username after you complete run 3 of week 9 is a very proud moment. 😊 🏃 🎓

GoogleMe
GoogleMeGraduate

But if you'd like a real badge, there was a small sportswear firm doing them (I have one)

And then you can dip your toe in the world of virtual event medals...

Oldishrunner
OldishrunnerGraduate
in reply to GoogleMe

Hi. Can you let me have the information. Thanks in advance.

IannodaTruffe
IannodaTruffeAdministrator
in reply to Oldishrunner
BarbaraH4
BarbaraH4Graduate

Congratulations. I think medal comes up on the app once you've completed. I'm sure you don't get a real one sent you.

You are correct BarbaraH4... The NHS is struggling enough finding funds. However if anyone would like to purchase a physical badge I am the official supplier to this forum and still have a few left. More info on this link...

healthunlocked.com/couchto5.......

GoogleMe
GoogleMeGraduate
in reply to completerunner

And they are a really nice quality.

Lozzles74
Lozzles74Graduate

I downloaded the certificate, shrunk it and have made it into a fridge magnet, close enough to a badge for me 👍

Congratulations Oldishrunner. It's good seeing the graduation word after our names.

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