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First ever 5k today W11 ! Thanks to head voice!!

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RaisemeupGraduate
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Running came to me easier today and I felt a bit stronger. I didn't set out to do it, my intention being to cover another 30 mins best I could, but during the run I realized something was changing and I had this thought to just keep going. I was in a strange place mentally and a small voice said "you can do your 5k today if you dare". To which I replied in my silent head voice, 'OK I will', and I DID! πŸ˜—

Not record breaking, but all mine and I'm still amazed.

Distance 3.21 miles

49.02 mins

15.11 pace.

How do I feel? I think you already know...

Best wishes to all. πŸ˜‰x

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Imc50 profile image
Imc50Moderator

Oh hats off Raisemeup you heard that little voice it dared you and look at you magnificent and truly inspiring πŸ₯³

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RaisemeupGraduate in reply to Imc50

Yes that's how it went, almost like 'I came, I saw, I conquered.....'! Best wishes to you and for your conquests. 😊

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nowsterGraduate

Like Dory in Finding Dory, but "Just Keep Running..."

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RaisemeupGraduate in reply to nowster

I'm not as cute as Dory, but perseverance is the same especially when applied to running and I'll do my best!. Best wishes ☺️.

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Jools2020Graduate

Wooo hooo, well done! That’s amazing πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘

And running for almost 50 minutes is just as amazing! Sometimes it feels right to carry on and you took advantage of that! I’ve done the same myself. πŸ‘

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RaisemeupGraduate in reply to Jools2020

Thank you. As you say it just sometimes feels right and comes together and it's great when it does. Best wishes ☺️.

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Indielass00Graduate

Fantastic and well done! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ˜€

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RaisemeupGraduate in reply to Indielass00

Thank you, nice of you to comment on my good news. Best wishes. πŸ™‚

Congrats on your first 5k. It's great to read posts like this - inspiration for my first week of consolidation runs next week. πŸ˜€

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RaisemeupGraduate in reply to Heyicandothis

If this also helps you in your progress to your 5k,all the better. Best wishes. ☺️

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GailXrunningGraduate

Fantastic news!!!⚑️⚑️⚑️Absolutely thrilled for you. I don’t know yet how it feels to reach 5k, but I do know the feeling of constantly surprising oneself with the amazing developments in our abilities. Another milestone. βœ¨πŸ’«β˜„οΈπŸ¦ŒπŸ¦ŒπŸ¦Œ

I loved the bit where you said β€˜not record breaking, but all mine and I’m still amazed’. And extra special how much you enjoyed the run itself. 🦌🦌🦌

(Time to update your profile?!!)

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RaisemeupGraduate in reply to GailXrunning

Yes, another milestone as you say. It makes one wonder if more milestone runs could be in sight - it's all about the journey after all! Good luck and best wishes. ☺️

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Frizzbomb67Graduate

Congratulations on your first 5k πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»I feels great doesn’t it!

Enjoy your moment of glory 😊

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RaisemeupGraduate

Yes, it really does. Thank you for your recognition of running euphoria and may you also have your share. Best wishes ☺️

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BuddhagalGraduate

WoW.... fantastic run Raisemeup πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘. I was smiling as I read your post...and you must be too😁😁😁. Isn't that just great...it just happened.....what a boost, what an achievement. So absolutely thrilled for you, this is just the boost you need. I haven't ran 5k yet and don't when I will...but I'd like it be just as amazing as your run today. Well done runner....another victory...you're a winner😁😁😁.πŸ¦ŒπŸ’πŸŒπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ™‹

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RaisemeupGraduate in reply to Buddhagal

Dear Budhagirl, I'm smiling too reading your very generous reply. I look forward to hearing when you reach your 5k, or whatever your aim happens to be. I'm sure you will also experience a little magic when you do. Best wishes to you 😊.

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GailXrunningGraduate

Haha! I think we need lots of mini-graduations along the way!

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RunforurlifeGraduate

Fantastic! It's such a great feeling isn't it to reach your first 5km πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ Well done and here's to many more now you've got there.. 🦌🦌

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RaisemeupGraduate

Thank you RfuL, it is a really good feeling and there aren't many things we can do in these covid days to get a real lift, but this sure helps!Best wishes to you πŸ™‹

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CazzaWGraduate

Such a lovely post to read, really well done and amazing to keep going for pretty much 50 minutes πŸŽ‰ another milestone and so good you enjoyed it 😊

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RaisemeupGraduate in reply to CazzaW

Thank you CazzaW, so glad you enjoyed reading about my run. It's amazing what messages we get from listening to our bodies and our inner self - especially when it helps us get to where we want to be! Best wishes and good luck for any milestones you may be aiming for. πŸ˜ƒ

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AutumnWolfGraduate

Awesomeness right there! πŸ‘

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RaisemeupGraduate in reply to AutumnWolf

Appreciation right there! - thank you AW and best wishes to you. πŸ™‹

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