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7k - one hour of running YAY 😱- the first 59 minutes were the hardest!

Teresafaith
TeresafaithGraduate
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On consolidation run 20 and I've managed to run for one whole hour and complete 7k - SLOWLY, but I'm making progress, YIPEEEE 🀸🀸🀸- pretty unbelievable as I couldn't run for 60 seconds at the beginning of C25K. Completed 21 miles this month towards my 35mile challenge at Race at your pace for January. I'm on a roll now!!!

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IannodaTruffe
IannodaTruffeAdministrator

Well done......... but I think you have misunderstood the meaning of "consolidation" as used on this forum. We recommend that consolidation runs do not increase distance, duration or pace, in an effort to become comfortable with the level that you have achieved, in most cases here, during C25K.

I think the term for your run is a run.

Teresafaith
TeresafaithGraduate in reply to IannodaTruffe

Haha!- I wondered exactly WHEN I could stop marking them as 'consolidation' runs- I guess it just kept me going mentally - so, from now on I'll just say I've been for a 'RUN'- 😜

IannodaTruffe
IannodaTruffeAdministrator in reply to Teresafaith

That's what runners do!!

Teresafaith
TeresafaithGraduate in reply to IannodaTruffe

Haha- I guess I haven't seen myself as a REAL runner till now!- thank you for putting me right on that score - I'm pretty 'shellshocked' classing myself as a RUNNER in all honesty. 😱

Super well done πŸ‘ πŸ˜€

Teresafaith
TeresafaithGraduate in reply to WillowandSola

Thank you so much - I'm pretty astounded!

WillowandSola
WillowandSolaGraduate in reply to Teresafaith

Running for an hour is magical, 😍

Teresafaith
TeresafaithGraduate in reply to WillowandSola

Unbelievable, I'm amazed at my increased stamina - onward (slowly) towards 10k now.

WillowandSola
WillowandSolaGraduate in reply to Teresafaith

Yes that’s the next big one, don’t rush it though, unless you are almost a hundred you’ve plenty of runs left

Teresafaith
TeresafaithGraduate in reply to WillowandSola

I've made sure I've gone really slowly all the way along, and only do one 'longer' run a week with two 30 minute runs aswell. It's working well!

WillowandSola
WillowandSolaGraduate in reply to Teresafaith

Sounds about perfect

Instructor57
Instructor57Graduate

Well do one πŸ‘Don't forget to claim your 60minute graduate badge on the bridge to 10 forum 😁

Teresafaith
TeresafaithGraduate in reply to Instructor57

Ooh, I get a 60 minute badge? - lovely, thank you

Peter44
Peter44Graduate

Well done Teresa, that's another big hurdle you've got over, i bet your chuffed with that! 😊 and getting closer to your 35 mile challenge too.Maybe you'll do what i did, went from 7 to 10k, forgot about 8/9 🀣 but like you say, 60 seconds of running, was hard work for most of us, not long ago, and now look at us, and another badge next to your name. πŸ₯³πŸ…

Teresafaith
TeresafaithGraduate in reply to Peter44

I know- I am TOTALLY AMAZED!- Hope your run today wasn't too irritating with all the people being 'unsocially distanced' !!

Peter44
Peter44Graduate in reply to Teresafaith

I know, it's like, the suns out, so lets forget about this pandemic! ☹

Teresafaith
TeresafaithGraduate in reply to Peter44

Yep!

Week7
Week7Graduate

Congratulations!!!

Teresafaith
TeresafaithGraduate in reply to Week7

Thank you.

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