Quick bow on the podium before I start work! - Couch to 5K

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Quick bow on the podium before I start work!

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MelsieJayGraduate
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Wowzers I did it! First run in the rain too - howโ€™ve I managed that in all these months? (I havenโ€™t gone out in the rain ๐Ÿค— simples!)

Had to make the effort today for graduation run and itโ€™s so much harder first thing in the morning than at 4pm. But I kept plodding and WOO HOO

Those who know me from last year know I did this in April and May but then broke my leg in June so i started from scratch in October and Iโ€™m especially amazed to be able to achieve it again. Hopefully no more breakdancing in the lake

district and I can keep it up this time.

Happy running everyone whichever run you are doing

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MegJones23Graduate

Congratulations!! Whatโ€™s your plans now youโ€™ve finished?

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MelsieJayGraduate in reply to MegJones23

To not break my leg this time!!!!

Keep going 25 min runs to build more

Stamina and then try and get to 5k just for fun xx

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happysoulsGraduate

Wow amazing come back! Congratulations on your graduation!

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mafeeGraduate

AH well done you!!

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RunnerLCAGraduate

Well done!!!! ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

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IannodaTruffeAdministrator

Many congratulations on getting there at last, fellow runner.

This guide to post C25K running may be helpful healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

Keep running, keep smiling.

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MelsieJayGraduate in reply to IannodaTruffe

Thank you x

Woohoo!!!! Huge well done Melsie, here's to an injury free running career ๐ŸŒง๏ธ๐ŸŒž whatever the weather

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MelsieJayGraduate in reply to grumpyoldgirl

Ha ha Iโ€™m a fair weather runner usually. It messes up your hair otherwise!! ๐Ÿ˜‚

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101susieGraduate

Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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MelsieJayGraduate in reply to 101susie

Thank you x

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limberlouGraduate

Oh well done Melsie!! I remember you broke your leg round about when I fractured my ankle. I redid C25k and then started B210k again, then hurt my back, then got a chest infection and sinusitis, then hurt my back again coughing and finally started again in December. Then got a Xmas cough which turned out to be a reaction to my inhalers - now sorted and back to it again. I can run 5 k fairly comfortably most times now but I am just going to concentrate on that and building up strength and stamina again for another month or so before I move on again.

Canโ€™t wait to be back running on the Tarka Trail this summer.

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MelsieJayGraduate in reply to limberlou

Wow massive respect to you to keep going after all that lot. Iโ€™m very in awe. Good luck xx

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limberlouGraduate in reply to MelsieJay

Well I enjoy my running, when Iโ€™m fit, and now Iโ€™m retired I have plenty of time for it. I also look out for stuff to forage on my runs- made elderflower cordial, rosehip cordial, blackberry and apple pies last year and I intend to do more this year. I spotted some nut bushes last year but missed the nuts due to injury.

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Shelley2310Graduate

Yayyy well done ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿฅ‚๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ

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MelsieJayGraduate in reply to Shelley2310

Thanks itโ€™s brilliant isnโ€™t it x

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Shelley2310Graduate in reply to MelsieJay

Yeah, even though it was very wet, windy and cold I still ended with a smile on my face ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

Yay! MelsieJay, well done on your re-graduation! Enjoy your time stepping up onto the podium again. You have done brilliantly to come back from that broken leg. Good luck with whatever running plans you have now. ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฅ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿ’ช

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MelsieJayGraduate in reply to owmeknees

Thanks OMK. My plan is to only run in the dry so my hair doesnโ€™t get messed and not to break my leg. Otherwise keep plodding!! ๐Ÿ˜‚x

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ButtercupKidGraduate

Yay ! So proud of you ๐Ÿฅ‡โญ๏ธโญ๏ธโญ๏ธ

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MelsieJayGraduate in reply to ButtercupKid

Thank you x

Whoop whoop

Yay! โค๏ธ Congratulations! Youโ€™re an inspiration! ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ†๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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MelsieJayGraduate in reply to Sarahdoolally

Donโ€™t be daft. You will be there in a few weeks ๐ŸŽ‰

Something broke again? Oh your record! Well done Graduate.

Don't rush to go further, consolidate. And then whatever you want. The easiest way to get to 5K is Parkrun, IMO.

โค๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿทโค๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿท

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MelsieJayGraduate in reply to theoldfellow

You never know I may join you at Keswick in Feb!

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