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Graduation at last!

This morning I did the last run of 30 minutes and managed to carry on for another 10 minutes after that. I'm nowhere near 5k in 30 minutes more like 45 minutes but I don't care, considering at Week 3 I thought I had hit my level. To know that I can now run for 30 minutes without walking would have been unbelievable to me at the beginning. It took me far longer than 9 weeks (I should in theory have finished mid October) but I'd say to anyone just starting on this or half way through keep going, no matter how long it takes you to do it you will suprise yourself. So my aim now is to keep going until I can run for 5k without stopping.

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Congratulations Eddieiz on graduating and completing week 9 run 3 of C25K To get your graduation badge and the word GRADUATE πŸŽ“ next to your username leave a message on the December πŸŽ„ graduate post in the pinned posts on the right side of the healthunlocked C25K home page and tell the administrators that you have ran W9R3 of C25K πŸŽ“ πŸƒ 😊. Run 6/30 minute consolidation runs before you run a full 5K, that way your speed and pace may get quicker.


Congratulations on the graduation and a great run to finish on. Be careful not to over run now, take some time to consolidate on 30. That 5k will come, but right now enjoy celebrating the life changing achievement. Happy running.


i do 5mph on tredmill at 37mins for 5k and i did outside yesterday 5k 40mins


Congratulations on a brilliant achievement, i am half way though at week 4 but i am already starting to feel better about myself and running.

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Good for you Eddie πŸ₯‡β­οΈβ­οΈβ­οΈ I’m a slowcoach too - started at the beginning of September, just finished week 5 - so it’s nice to know I’m not the only serial repeater out here πŸ˜„ All the best with conquering 5k: you’ll get there x


Congratulations!! I have no dought you will be running 5K in 30 minutes very soon, you clearly are an achiever, well Done!


Thanks everyone for your kind comments above I'll heed the advice about the consolidating runs. And to everyone who is still doing this programme keep going it really does work and you will feel amazing at what you achieve! All the best.


Many congratulations on your graduation fellow runner.

This guide to post C25K running may be helpful…….what-next

Keep running, keep smiling.


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