2 years on πŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈ: Hey.... while I was running... - Couch to 5K

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2 years on πŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈ

Hey.... while I was running my first 10k on Sunday (yes it’s possible) my thoughts wondered back to where it all began.... Right here on this program C25k with all you fabulous people and a wonderful support system. 2 years ago I was a couch potato i doubted myself i thought I couldn’t do it I wanted to give up many times I thought I was too old to start now (51 at the time) I ached I hurt I got injured I cried (several times) it took me longer that expected but I kept going with the encouragement from this forum and look what happened... that’s me on my run buddies back at 53...10k in chip time 59.55 (don’t know what my Garmin was playing at) elated overjoyed laughing two stone lighter fitter with lower blood pressure and much healthier! A huge Thankyou to all those that take the time to support the program and for those who think they can’t do it.... Don’t give up... you can .. it’s possible for everyone πŸ’•πŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ’•

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Congratulations, great run and time. Really encouraging post. πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

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Thanks 10k ticked of the bucket list βœ… not sure that anything further will ever be on the agenda but thanks to the program.....I’ll never say β€œi can’t do it” again ... 😘

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Well done. It starts off as a challange, but soon becomes a pleasure, and almost an addiction this running lark :)

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Thank you .. I often lose the love for getting out the door but that feeling when you get back and you’ve done it is the best πŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈ

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Well done Julie-Mirko, posts like this are an inspiration to those who are starting their C25k journey. Your faces say it all. Running is great for the body and soul and this programme is definitely the best way to start. I bet your friend is glad you have lost 2 stone too!

Keep on running πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ…πŸ‘πŸ‘

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Thankyou πŸ˜‚... notice I didn’t post the photo of me crossing the finish line I was a hot sweaty mess πŸ˜‚ but seriously I sincerely wanted everyone to see it’s so possible to do this! πŸ’•

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Yes I never buy photos from races - I don’t look quite as gazelle like as I would wish.

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Congratulations. All the best and thanks for putting together such an encouraging post

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Superstar. X

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Hey M glad to see you checking in πŸ˜ƒ it’s been a long road chasing you to graduation πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ“ πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ“ as I said thankyou for the support on the forum so glad u all popped in my head on Sunday got me to the finish line πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ

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Totally refocused me. Thank you x

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Hi thank you and congratulations for joining the program and the forum ... keep going keep reading and keep posting it’s a fabulous place to find help support motivation and friends πŸ‘

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Great result! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ’ͺ🏻😁 keep running, keep smiling 😁

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Thank you 😊

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OMG! Well done you! I hope I can do the same. I'm 51, almost 52, & just restarted C25K after giving up in week 3 end of last year. I'm only W2R2 today but determined to smash it this time! I've reached my Slimming World target having list almost 5 stone, so now gotta drag the remaining wobbly bits in to fit! LOL!

Your story sounds just like mine, aches, pains & tears, so hopefully I can get to the same ending. You're an inspiration! :-D

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Hi Thank you I absolutely positively believe if I can ...you can do this.... congratulations on your weight loss that in itself proves your determination πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ‘ stay with the program it works and keep posting the support is amazing x

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That's what it's all about.

Thanks for posting.

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Hey...definitely.... Can only say a massive huge THANK YOU to all you guys/girls and admins that take the time to continually Post and encourage the participants in the program... life changers so greatful to you all .... looking back is a good thing if u keep moving forward πŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ’•

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Amazing! Well done!

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What a lovely, inspirational post. Thank you for taking the time to encourage all of us and most of all WELL DONE! You look so happy and healthy.

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