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Would you like to run 10k?

Hello everybody, my name is Juju and you will mostly find me over on Bridge and Marathon. Like you I started my running life here doing C25k. When I finished I really needed some structure to get me to 10k, so I have put together this plan alongside the other admins.

If you are a graduate and have consolidated running 5k then you might like to join me for the next 10 is the Magic Number 10k plan . And what better time than a New Year. Maybe it’s one of your resolutions? So let’s do it.....

The plan overview

*8 week plan to get you from 5 to 10k with consolidation weeks as well.

*Each week I will be posting a strength exercise that you can do at work, at home, in the supermarket, in the loo..... designed to fit in with life!

*Print off with the plan on to stick on your fridge.

So, if you are interested I will start on the 11th of January. Please add your name to the post on Beyond where I will be posting the runs : healthunlocked.com/bridgeto...

I will be having a list of names on the post to hold you to account!!!

Let’s do this and have a lot of fun too....

Juju

Xxx

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Hi ju-ju- I’d love to do this but I think it will be a bit too soon. Well a lot too soon. I will only graduate in about 10 days. Please let me know when you do the next one.

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Good plan, the next one will be about Easter and I will be posting about it nearer the time....

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Hell yeah.... Count me in!!

uncle_wiggy

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Hi Juju

Can you tell me when you will start the next Magic 10 following this one please?

I graduated in November and have done many consolidation runs, but have also been plagued with viruses and calf problems so would like to wait until the next one so that I am fully fit.

Sarah

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Poor you, and yes good plan. The next one will be about Easter and I will post about it nearer the time...

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Thank you. X

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Hi Ju-Ju

Think it may be a bit too soon this time round as only run 3x30 since graduating and feel I need to do a few more weeks. Can I please join the next one please as will keep going until then. Please let me know when the next one is scheduled for after this and I will add my name. Best wishes.

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Yes of course, it will be around Easter and I’ll be posting nearer the time. Good plan 😎

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Hi ju-ju. I am in this time after a couple of months consolidating. I am excited but scared. Good news is MrJayval is in too.

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Ooh long time not on this site but I think I’m going to be giving it a go again. Pls count me in and Happy New Year.

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Hi Ju-Ju-

I want to do this but I am not quite there yet. Graduating C25k in late January with the Brighton 10k booked for April. I may well do your next one or go solo with your brilliant plan that I saw posted as a jpeg somewhere here.

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Please let me know when the next one is, I'm not quite there with a full 5K run yet x

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Hi Ju Ju, I'd love to join you on the b210k plan but will probably have to wait until your next session as I'm just starting c25k w8. However I would still like to sign up as I'd like to join in with your strength exercises please?

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Hi Juju, I have no idea whether this is premature, but I graduated C25K yesterday and felt so elated I ran for 35 minutes, not 30. I felt like Forrest Gump! Anyway, if it's OK I'd like to join starting 11th Jan. Though I never ran before doing couch25K, I only failed W9R1 when I decided to do a local park run on Christmas Day. I finished it, but crawled a lot of the way. Anyway - I know I can run (shuffle) 5K, I am comfortable with 30 minutes runs, and I am happier to try and fail than not to try. I need a plan, and this will be in the company of people I have come to know over the past nine weeks.

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Good plan, I did exactly as you are as I needed to keep focussed..

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Yes please :)

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Hi! I graduated C25K on 22nd December with a parkrun, it took me 42 mins though. I have kept running 3 times a week since then for at least 30 mins and have completed 5k in distance only one other time (again in 42ish mins). Should I have consolidated 5k as the distance a bit more before starting this or do you think it's fine to give it a go? I am enjoying running but do miss the structure of a programme to follow! Thanks in advance! Stacey

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If you are comfortable now running for 30 minutes then I wonder if the timed plan may work better for you which i am including this time. Its starting from 30 minutes and building up by 10% each week. How does that sound?

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That sounds good, yes! Would be keen to try that. Thank you!

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great, I will add you on the list on Beyond :)

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Yes please, done a couple of Park runs and my first ever 10k on Boxing Day but want to do it properly and build up to doing another 10k thanks

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Hi Juju, please count me in. I’ve gone my couch to 5k. Hubby has just started his and I think he’s just got to the week where it catches you and you want to run everyday 😂😉

So I’d like to start bridge to 10k now please x

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Hi there. I think about a week and I should be ready to join in. I've done wk8R2. I'm running 4 times per week and it's going well. ☺

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