Amazed I did it!: I did my final run tonight and... - Couch to 5K

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Amazed I did it!

Jenny115
Jenny115Graduate
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I did my final run tonight and graduated and I can't believe I completed it. I am shocked and so happy.

I am a slow plodder (my ave pace is only 8:03 min/km) and on my 2nd run of week 9 I felt I had more in the tank and ran for 35 mins. Tonight I decided to see how I felt at 30 mins and keep going til I hit the 5k. I did it in 40 mins! I didn't feel exhausted after and my recovery now is so much quicker than it was at the start. This programme is amazing and I still can't quite fathom how an app on my phone has got my fat, 44 year old body to run 5k and for 40 mins non stop.

This forum has helped to explain and motivate and I don't want to stop now!

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AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate

Congratulations on completing run 3 of week 9 and graduating from C25K and continuing to run until you got to 5K.πŸŽ“πŸ‘πŸƒπŸΎ

To get your graduation badge and the word GRADUATE πŸŽ“ next to your username leave a message on the June 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 πŸŽ“ πŸƒπŸΎ.

Yes!!! Go you! Such an inspiration

Sniffy25
Sniffy25Graduate

Congratulations πŸ†πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘.

Know what you mean about the forum it certainly is full of positive encouragement and motivation and helps all us slow plodders to keep going and not give up.

Oldgirlruns
OldgirlrunsGraduate

Congratulations Jenny115, fantastic achievement! You’re so right- it’s a great plan and gets us doing things we never thought possible! Onwards to those consolidation runs now and then the running world’s all yours! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ†

SweatyHettie
SweatyHettieGraduate

πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸπŸŽ“πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈwell done and after you have had a much deserved celebration you can enjoy have freedom of consolidation!

Congratulations to you!! Rhat is awesome!! Oh, the dizzy heights of graduation and running 5k.... one day it will be me... very inspiring and well done on making it to 5k too 5️⃣KⓂ️

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