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RockingadeGraduate

This morning I did run 3 of week 9 and graduated! When I started I couldn’t run to the end of the road. I never thought I would be able to call myself a runner but according to MapMyRun I managed 5.04km in 33:50 mins avg pace 6:40 min/km. I’m not fast but it is improving and I will continue to build on this.only disappointing thing was having run 25 mins Laura disappeared and I when I looked at the app it saidI still had 15mins to do! Not to worry I wil keep doing this run for then to few weeks to build on what I have achieved to date. I’m so chuffed, good luck everyone.

One question, where do I go to on website to record graduation, been looking but can’t find a link

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PianismGraduate

Congratulations! What a fantastic achievement!

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RockingadeGraduate in reply to Pianism

Thank you😀

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MummycavModerator

Congratulations on your graduation Rockingade...I think most of us can relate to the ‘not being able to run to the end of the road’ feeling...but with hard work and perseverance look what we can achieve? C25k is amazing...I love how we surprise ourselves as every week passes...enjoy your graduation glow 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Congratulations, it's a lovely feeling that will have you smiling all day (and most of next week!) That pace is impressive too! A whole new world of running awaits :)

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RockingadeGraduate in reply to helenwheels

Thank you😀

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PeteB1961Graduate

One thing I’d disagree with you is saying you’re not fast. I think your times are very impressive. I graduated 2 weeks ago and still not doing anything like your time. Anyway congratulations and happy new year.

Hi Rockingade, congratulations!!! Brilliant!!!

You can claim your shiny badge by replying to this post healthunlocked.com/couchto5....

It will look so good by your name 🤩!

Happy running!

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RockingadeGraduate in reply to Whatnog

Many thanks

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UnfitNoMoreGraduate

Congratulations! 5k in 33:50 is anything but slow, it’s a very good time... you’ve been running a couple of months, speed will improve over time too. Celebrate well and enjoy consolidating on your achievement and your future running journey.

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RockingadeGraduate in reply to UnfitNoMore

Thank you.

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