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Week 9 run 3 - I did it! Finally!

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Junebug215Graduate

So I finally managed to complete the plan today after starting in week 1 of lockdown!

Things went fairly well until week 7 and although I managed to do the 25 mins, as the time increased so did the heat, an absolute killer for me! Went back and forth repeating weeks then doing shorter runs on warm days (my brick wall was 20 mins).

Then 2 weeks ago I saw a gap in the weather and went for it! Did some 25 min runs to make sure I was ready, then completed week 8 without much difficulty.

Week 9 run 1 was fine, run 2 a bit slow then today was the hardest I've done! Too hot and slowed my pace as exhausted from a long working week, but i was absolutely determined and I did it!

So delighted! Now to aim to increase my distance to make it to 5k :-)

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Well done! 👏👏👏👏🎉🥳

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Blossom-Graduate

Yes we'll done!🎉maybe you hit a mental block before but your perceverance has paid off! Onwards & upwards to consolidation!😀

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MccHaGraduate

Good on you 👍 amazing feeling isn’t it🥳🥳🥳 enjoy your achievement 🎉

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AlMorrGraduate

Congratulations on on graduating from C25K 🎓 🏃🏾 👍

To get your graduation badge and the word GRADUATE 🎓 next to your username leave a message on the July healthunlocked graduation C25K home page in the pinned posts on the right side of the page and tell the administrators that you have ran W9R3 of C25K and graduated 🎓 🏃🏾 👍

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Tinytears60Graduate

What a fab achievement for you!

Great post! Well done! 🏃🏽‍♀️👏👏👏

You must be so chuffed!

A couple of us had a joint graduation run today ... MccHa is stuck in a ship becos of virus so started C25K and we organised a group run.. was about 30 in total

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juliemacd1Graduate

Well done for getting back to the programme and finishing it off! Congratulations

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Jacqui2402Graduate

Congratulations and well done 👏🏾👏🏾🏆🏆🏅🏅🎊🎊🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏾‍♀️

👏👏woohoo massive well done! 🏆

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Dtay1978Graduate

Congrats 🥳

Congrats to you! Must have been really hard doing over lockdown but you did it! I just started my first run last night so thanks your post will keep me going xx

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