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When Rock n Roll Dreams Come True!!

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Graduation run today. Waited for a break in the downpours and got out there. Water and mud everywhere, swollen rivers and streams. About 3 mins in my Spotify stopped working. Wasn’t enjoying the silence so hit whatever the first playlist saved on my phone was. Meatloaf Bat out of Hell - oh the irony. Plodded on. Flooded roa ahead. Ended up ankle deep in muddy water - refreshing! Now I’m squishing on, sliding through the mud on the off road section. Feeling good despite the branches poking my eyes. Feet abit cold but now I’m embracing the puddles - what the hell! My lace is undone but I don’t want to stop!! Five minutes to go. Meatloaf is on my side! All revved up and no place to go! I did it! Not 5k but 2.5 miles in 30 minutes. A glorious muddy triumph!

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Buddy34Graduate

Congratulations on completing c25k you must be so pleased get dry and enjoy the rest of your day 😊😊👏👏👏

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StormyMondayGraduate in reply to Buddy34

Thank you!

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TartancatGraduate

Well done Graduate!

There's something weirdly wonderful about splashing through puddles isn't there?

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StormyMondayGraduate in reply to Tartancat

Thank you! Indeed - very liberating!

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Tinker5393Graduate

Wow well done sounds more like an assault course. Enjoy your graduation 🍾🍾🍾😊

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StormyMondayGraduate in reply to Tinker5393

Thanks a lot!

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misswobbleGraduate

Ha ha. These runs are the best! My son calls me “the old bat out of hell” 😁

Sounds like fun! running to Meatloaf is ace 👍There are lots of watery tunes to go at. My current fave is When the levee Breaks by Zep. Yeah baby 💪👍😃

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StormyMondayGraduate

The old bat out of hell 🦇 love it!! Thanks! I was exhausted all afternoon but wouldn’t have missed it!

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ButtercupKidGraduate

That took some determination ! Well done you - massive congratulations 🥇⭐️⭐️⭐️

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StormyMondayGraduate in reply to ButtercupKid

Thank you!!

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Aspire24Graduate

Well done 🎉 on your muddy run. What was Bat out of Hell like to run to, my favourite LP (showing my age😀) but hadn’t thought to run to it 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️

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StormyMondayGraduate in reply to Aspire24

I’ve just realised it was Bat out of Hell 2 - still pretty good though. There are some slow ballad-style ones which might not be as pacy as you like. It’s probably not ideal running music due to the complexities of the songs but give it a go - you might like it!

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