I did it! First 5k done!: In 57:11 haha! I was... - Couch to 5K

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I did it! First 5k done!

In 57:11 haha! I was passed by some ladies pushing strollers, an older lady in jeans, but I never stopped running. I had only run 2.5 miles after graduating and before this race. I'm hooked. Next 5k is in October. This. is. the. best!

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Buddy34 profile image

You ran 5k no matter the time . You should be so pleased . Well done you 😊😊👏👏 nice medal also😊

Annieapple profile image

Excellent achievement👍

Piggy44 profile image

Awesome 👏🏼 absolutely love this 🏃‍♀️ doesn’t matter how long it took you did it 🥳 🥳🥳🥳🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️ congratulations x

Granspeed profile image

Congratulations. 🎉👍🎉 I remember your post saying you’d signed up for this. So glad you made it. That first 5K is a real milestone. Ever onwards now! Happy running. 👏🏼

AlMorr profile image

Congratulations on running that 4/5k race4freedom 2019 run, don't worry about those strollers and older ladies passing you in jeans, well done on continuing to 🏃 🏃run.

You ran for 57 minutes, that is absolutely amazing! Very well done, you deserve that medal. 🎖

AliHC profile image

Wow! You are incredible! Well done for running your first 5k! But massive congratulations on running for 57 minutes!!! And a nice bit of bling to show for it too! 🥇

Couchpotato2 profile image

Congratulations and what a cool medal!

Debston profile image

Brilliant stuff, well done!

Kess13 profile image

Well done! Love the medal, you'll be able to start a collection now!

in reply to Kess13

Yeah the collection bug has hit. Medals, number bibs, I want a fat stack of 'em!

Hazel10 profile image


Big up to you.what a great achievement.onwards to bigger and better distances and timings.

Your first medal will always be a significant milestone achievement and preciously guarded with zeal.

I can’t waite for the day I can claim my own real plastic gold medal.😂😂😂😂😂😂.


Twinkle9 profile image

Well done you 5k amazing achievement 👏👏🙌🙌🍾🍾🍾

Well done 👍. That’s a marvellous achievement. I like the comment it’s not the 5k it’s the 57mins of running.

I love the medal too .

Can’t wait to get that far .

Onwards .....

Wow that’s great! You did it, how fast doesn’t matter, you ran 5k congratulations

Bluepup1 profile image

Well done! You should feel so chuffed with yourself! 🤗 x

Puppy-love profile image

Wow! You ran for almost an hour. That's incredible. Congratulations on your first 5k. :)

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