W5R3😁: This run is the milestone of the app... - Couch to 5K

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Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate
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This run is the milestone of the app. And I did it, yay! I nearly gave up after the first 5 minutes of running but I didn’t. Then 10 minutes happened an it being half way through gave me the boost I needed. Then 15 minutes came and I thought this isn’t going to defeat me cos I’ve only got 5 minutes left. I started to enjoy it knowing that the end was in sight. I was so happy when Michael Johnson told me I’d done that run. I never in my wildest dreams ever thought I could do this. So those who’ve got this run to come, it’ not as bad as you think its going to be. Have a fab day everyone xoxo

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AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate

Congratulations on completing run 3 of week 5 as you say run 3 of week 5 is a milestone run with C25K, onwards and upwards to week 6 run 1 but be careful about that run as it catches out some people with the interval walks and runs after the non stop 20 minutes of W5R3 which you have just ran πŸƒ 😊 πŸ‘

Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate in reply to AlMorr

I feel so proud even if my legs ache lol

AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate in reply to Tazzy_wazzy

πŸ‘ πŸƒ

Zebadee1
Zebadee1Graduate

Congratulations! It's an amazing feeling to complete week 5, a real breakthrough. Well done πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate in reply to Zebadee1

Thank you

backintime
backintimeGraduate

you did so good!!

you beat those gremlins and you finished week 5 run 3 - you are over half way now and the end is in sight!

go for it!

Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate in reply to backintime

I sure did beat those gremlins. There will be no stopping me now πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

backintime
backintimeGraduate in reply to Tazzy_wazzy

I have no doubt!

hamit
hamitGraduate

Fantastic you have just crossed the divide. Feel proud of yourselve you have just broken c25k back. Hope the purple snails cheered you along.

Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate in reply to hamit

The purple snails were lining the route cheering me along lolx 🐌🐌🐌🐌

UnfitNoMore
UnfitNoMoreAdministrator

Nice self coaching... great running. It’s a huge milestone... that run says more than any other β€œyou can do this” and it’s right! One run after the halfway stage and you’re 2/3 of the way to 30 minutes. Than means the second half is easier.. slow and steady into week 6 and you got this.

Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate in reply to UnfitNoMore

Thank you. It’s not easy but I never expected it to be. Onwards and upwards πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

UnfitNoMore
UnfitNoMoreAdministrator in reply to Tazzy_wazzy

If it was too easy we get trampled by a stampede of runners every time we set foot on a pavement. It’s tough sometimes... you were tougher there... big big victory.

Hidden
HiddenGraduate

Congratulations Tazzy.. It's such a great feeling. When Michael said.. "If you didn't complete this run, don't feel too demoralised... why don't you try this run again?" I remember shouting "What are you talking about MJ!? I did it BABY! See you in week 6!" Don't know why that made me feel good. Anyway! Nothing stopping you now! You know you've got this. πŸ‘Š

Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate in reply to Hidden

There was no way I was going to repeat this run. I’m sure that’s what pushed me on to the end πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Buddy34
Buddy34Graduate

Well done you, that run always sticks in my mind . It feels so good to complete it 😊😊

Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate in reply to Buddy34

Too right πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ˜‰πŸ˜€

Yes I did it today

And even better wk 6 .1 is easier!

Got to wk 7 in march

Had to stop due to groin pain.

Don't think it was actually related to running so Hoping to get to wk9

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Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate in reply to grahamrupertrules

There's no doubt you'll get to wk 9. Keep plodding like the rest of us , I'm sure you'll be ok.

Lovely honest encouraging post . Well done you ! Here’s hoping I get anywhere near there . Bought running shoes today so hoping they will fly me along !

Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate in reply to DeterminedSilver

You'll get there, it's not easy but just go with the flow. Those new running shoes will give you the wings you need to fly. Best of luck.

Puppy-love
Puppy-loveGraduate

Congratulations and thank you. It’s my next run and it’s great to hear such a positive report.

Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate in reply to Puppy-love

Don't dread it. The thought of running for 20 minutes is daunting but once you've got into your pace and got your second breath, you'll be fine. Tootle along as if you've got all the time in the world and before you know it, the run will be finished and you'll be fist pumping the air :D

Jazzyrunner
JazzyrunnerGraduate

Fantastic to hear - well done! It’s my next run... I’m going to be inspired by you πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate in reply to Jazzyrunner

I feel honoured that I’ve inspired you πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Jazzyrunner
JazzyrunnerGraduate in reply to Tazzy_wazzy

This forum is a lovely thing! 😊

Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate in reply to Jazzyrunner

It sure is πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

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