Smashed it !!!: Just completed run 3 week... - Couch to 5K

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Smashed it !!!

Mamakaz1956
Mamakaz1956Graduate
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Just completed run 3 week 9. Being a woman aged 63 I thought my running days were over till I tried the couch to 5 k and can’t believe I’m now running at a steady pace for 30 mins. So to all you follow runners don’t give up you can do it good luck to you all.

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Franglaise
FranglaiseGraduate

Massive congratulations and well done.

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Debston
DebstonGraduate

Woohoo! Well done, don't forget to post on the 'May 2019 graduation Badges' thread to get your shiny graduation badge next to your name - what's your plan now?

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alisonr54
alisonr54Graduate

Well done 👏

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Myzinnyboy
MyzinnyboyGraduate

Well done! I’m 66 and graduated last week, over 60s can do it we are living proof!

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SAF1999
SAF1999Graduate
in reply to Myzinnyboy

Me also. I am 60 and have never run prior to starting C25K 2 months ago. I graduated yesterday.

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AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate

Congratulations to you Mamakaz1956 for your graduation run on C25K, well done.

To get your graduation badge and the word GRADUATE 🎓 next to your username leave a message on the May graduate post in the pinned posts on the right side of the healthunlocked C25K home page and tell the administrators that you have ran W9R3 of C25K and graduated.

Never too old to start running, I graduated at 72 and that is not the oldest age for anyone to graduate, there was a 83 year old who graduated last year and there is a man in his nineties who runs a 5k parkrun regularly in around 40 minutes most Saturdays. 😊

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Mamakaz1956
Mamakaz1956Graduate
in reply to AlMorr

Thank you so proud of my self it’s a fantastic app I’m spreading the word couldn’t of done it without the app fab

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Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Slow and steady really works.. well done you!

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Mamakaz1956
Mamakaz1956Graduate
in reply to Oldfloss

Very true once you find your steady pace it certainly becomes easier

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5dogs
5dogsGraduate

Well done!

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Kertesz

Excellent!!! Well done you! 👏🏼

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Newbeg60
Newbeg60Graduate

Brilliant! very well done! Inspirational!!

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LisaMc2
LisaMc2Graduate

Well done, feels great doesn't it?

Keep running and smiling

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Mamakaz1956
Mamakaz1956Graduate
in reply to LisaMc2

Thank you will do

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Tanksmum

Fantastic !! Well done you - on W7R2 for me and at 60 hadnt run for years and years - really heartening to hear such success stories ! Whats next for you ???

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Mamakaz1956
Mamakaz1956Graduate
in reply to Tanksmum

I’m going to keep to 3 times a week running for 30 mins thank you

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WarGamesWiddow

Really well done! Be VERY proud of yourself! X

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prudencepayes

Brilliant. My husband (64) and I (62) graduated last year and we are still running for 30 mins 3 times a week. We feel so much better for it both physically and mentally. Well done.

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Mamakaz1956
Mamakaz1956Graduate
in reply to prudencepayes

Definitely feel so much better and stress free thank you

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Evol
EvolGraduate

Fantastic!

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Newrunner75
Newrunner75Graduate

You are amazing! Well done. I just graduated two weeks ago and I am beginning to love running. X

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Mike_JB
Mike_JBGraduate

Congratulations and well done Mamakaz!

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Bluepup1
Bluepup1Graduate

Well done!! 🥳👏🏻🎉🤗

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Redcat19
Redcat19Graduate

Congratulations. Inspirational to us all. Keep on running.

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Mamakaz1956
Mamakaz1956Graduate
in reply to Redcat19

Thank you can’t believe I’m actually running now

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Bentley3
Bentley3Graduate

Congratulations!Well done,that’s amazing!

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Astra5
Astra5Graduate

Well Done Mamakaz1956 - welcome to the club, enjoy your running and keep it ups.

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Greenfingergran

I am 69 tomorrow and ran my first c25k last month. Doing my second as a birthday treat.

Never ever would I have believed I could do this. It makes me feel a Mazing.

Congratulations to you. This is only the beginning keep going. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

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Bluepup1
Bluepup1Graduate
in reply to Greenfingergran

Happy Birthday! x

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MaryMel121

So proud of you. Congratulations. You are my inspiration. 🤗

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nif100
nif100Graduate

haha you are just a baby...I am 65yrs. agree age is no barrier for determination. Good work and enjoy the many hours of running now to come and WELL DONE!!

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Mamakaz1956
Mamakaz1956Graduate
in reply to nif100

It’s nice to know your never to old thank you

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Couchboy64
Couchboy64
in reply to nif100

Thats great nif 100 Im loving the discipline of getting out to run on my scheduled days....the freedom of running and trying to loose weight to improve my health... Thanks for sharing what a great source of encouragement

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nif100
nif100Graduate
in reply to Couchboy64

thank you for your words...it is a change of lifestyle and it reaps big rewards for any age. I have to do certain days due to my work but I find that it helps me actually get out. If I had a choice I may feel "oh I will do it tomorrow". Mind you have faced all weathers rain, storm winds, sun you name it...well weathered that is me:-) Run and Enjoy and

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HTML5

So inspiring.

Congratulations.

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Kevtrev

A big Well done to you you must be so proud of yourself 😉🏃🏼‍♂️ I’m waiting until this cold of mine has gone then I can continue my running which I’m due to do W7R1 next 😉🏃🏼‍♂️

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Mamakaz1956
Mamakaz1956Graduate
in reply to Kevtrev

That happened to me got to week 7 and was poorly so stared from the start again and did it!,, you can do this good luck

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Kevtrev
Kevtrev
in reply to Mamakaz1956

Yes as soon as I’m better I’m going to just start the run I was going to do I will just take it easy thank you 😉🏃🏼‍♂️

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Lavender1962
Lavender1962Graduate

Congratulations! 🎉🏃🏻‍♀️😀

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Dramaqueen2
Dramaqueen2Graduate

Congratulations! I graduated in March, at 64. Running 3 times a week. Age is just a number!!! Enjoy your running 😊🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️

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ButtercupKid
ButtercupKidGraduate

Magnificent ! Well done you 🥇⭐️⭐️⭐️ !

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primaballerina

Feels good doesn't it. Congrats! Keep on running x

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Clarius

Congratulations.

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Seajay21
Seajay21Graduate

Well done - great job!

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Scottlogan

Congratulations 💐💐

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Am_i_really_running

Congratulations. Keep it up

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Rotti57

Well done, I'm 62years old and I am on week 5. Really enjoyed it cannot wait to get out there 😊

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Couchboy64

That is so encouraging Mamakaz... what will you do now will you stick to your running routine to improve your time or running distance?

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JaoJao
JaoJaoGraduate

Congratulations on your graduation! So inspired to read this x

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Carowood

Really well done and keep going!

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OnwardUpward
OnwardUpwardGraduate

Many congratulations on your achievement.

I too am in my 60s and never considered running was for me but here I am - one run to go and then I graduate. Such fun to find I can run, albeit very steady, after all. I am so proud of my succes so far and I am silly excited for my run tomorrow.

#nevertoolate # tortoisenothare

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Myzinnyboy
MyzinnyboyGraduate

Well done to all of us over 60s runners!

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