Running club update!! W8r3 ✅: Well I didn’t do... - Couch to 5K

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Running club update!! W8r3 ✅

Shelley2310
Shelley2310Graduate

Well I didn’t do as well as Phoenix, it I did my 28 mins so that’s w8r3 done! I was at the back and I was doing a very slow ‘jog’ the lady I was with walked!! They didn’t seem to mind though and I proved I could hold a conversation. Still only covered 3k in the 28 mins! I will be going back....although perhaps they might not want me to!! Happy running all 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️

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Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

They certainly will want you.. awesome runner... well done!

Well done Shelley, you are so brave! And running for 28 minutes whilst talking is, quite frankly, an amazing achievement 👏 👏 👏

Shelley2310
Shelley2310Graduate in reply to ktsok

Thanks it was VERY slow, I could walk faster 🤣🤣

ktsok
ktsok in reply to Shelley2310

C25k will be proud of you, I know. Slow ‘n’ steady wins the day 😊

Tartancat
TartancatGraduate

Slow is the new fast - you did great!!

Shelley2310
Shelley2310Graduate in reply to Tartancat

Thanks

UnfitNoMore
UnfitNoMoreGraduate

They’d best want you to! You ran 28 minutes and beat a fear of running in front of others... that’s an amazing job tonight. As for the back runner walking... the record for marathon walking is under 3 hours, I don’t know any people personally who can run sub 3... and nobody can run sub 2... and the biggest impact of running I can measure is my walking is speeding up. So I wouldn’t be measuring my performance against what was probably a quick runner walking at very fast pace.

Well done!

Shelley2310
Shelley2310Graduate in reply to UnfitNoMore

Thank you 😊

That’s fantastic. So pleased it went well for you. Part of a running group now. Go you 😄

Shelley2310
Shelley2310Graduate in reply to Wimborne

Thank you 😊

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