S#@t I actually did it!: Got off my ass and out... - Couch to 5K

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S#@t I actually did it!

Beckyboo1980
Beckyboo1980Graduate

Got off my ass and out of my warm bed and went and did w6r3, a whole 25 mins of jogging (I'm too slow for running). Covered just shy of 4km so maybe I am on track to cover 5km in 30 mins.

I felt a little faint at the 23min mark but not sure if that was pure excitement that it was nearly over I did give a Yelp when it was, I heard it over my music so must have been loud.

I'm now just thinking it's only 5 more mins on top of that run till the 30 min goal.

Well chuffed I achieved that and will enjoy being out out later. Have a great weekend everyone 😍😘👌

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Grannyhugs
GrannyhugsGraduate

Great effort well done, faint feelings not good though, suggests you may nit be getting enough oxygen in, slow down a but, speed and distance will come but not if you're lying flat out 🥴 happy running

apatsyf
apatsyfGraduate

What a star! Sounds like you were definitely running, not jogging - we said you could do it🥳 🤩. Enjoy your evening out 🥂💃and look forward to next week with more confidence. Hooray! 🏃‍♀️🤗

Buddy34
Buddy34Graduate

25 minutes non stop is brilliant. Enjoy the rest of your weekend. Well done you 😊😊

Enxo
EnxoGraduate

4km in 25mins is wonderful! Well done!

Good to hear, those longer runs are fantastic when you get to the end and realise how well you’ve done

Debston
DebstonGraduate

Well done, you're a runner now! 🏃 Don't worry too much about the distance you are covering in the time, just keep it slow and steady so you can comfortably complete the runs.

CJMumma
CJMummaGraduate

Yay! I just came on to see ur update ☺️ fantastic, massive well done to u! I knew u could do it... enjoy ur night out, well deserved I’d say 😘

Beckyboo1980
Beckyboo1980Graduate in reply to CJMumma

All runs from now are 25 mins plus so better get used to it now. I definitely struggled that last 3 mins I'd say so hopefully week 7 should sort that 😘

CJMumma
CJMummaGraduate in reply to Beckyboo1980

I managed to up the pace in last minute but I’m slow as hell anyway haha!! Yes ‘proper’ running from now on 😬

So glad you did it. Hopefully these next few weeks will be a breeze and you can really settle into being a runner. Well done 👍🏻

Fantastic. Really well done. Into the full on running now, which means... you're into the final 3rd and almost finished.

Hope you enjoy your well deserved night out

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