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Mum2glam profile image

Just attempted week 5 run 3 for a second time and I’ve only gone and done it!! Legs feel like jelly but am feeling very proud of myself. Onwards and upwards

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Well done keep it up

Thanks for the encouragement 🙂

Instructor57 profile image

Well done 9n completing week run 3 😁👍That's a milestone run .

Be mindfull of week 6 runs 1 and 2 as they often trip people up !

Oh…thanks for the warning 🙂

Well done you. Keep going.

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Mum2glam in reply to PJRunner

I intend to go all the way PJRunner. I’ve been warned about week 6 but I will keep going 🙂

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JetsNannaGraduate in reply to Mum2glam

Week 6 is fine. It’s do-able. You did W5R3 so you can do your next run 😉

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Mum2glam in reply to JetsNanna

👍 I will give it my best shot!!

JetsNanna profile image

Well done! Doesn’t it feel amazing. 😊

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Mum2glam in reply to JetsNanna

Yes it feels amazing. I’m so happy and never thought I could jog for 20 mins straight so it’s a real achievement for me 🙂

AlMorr profile image

Congratulations on completing run 3 of week 5, that is a milestone run with C25K, onwards and upwards to week 6 run 1 but be careful about that run as it catches out some people with the interval walks and runs after the non stop 20 minutes of W5R3 which you have just ran

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Mum2glam in reply to AlMorr

Thanks for the advise about week 6. Someone else has said the same thing so I will be careful 🙂

IannodaTruffe profile image

Welcome to the forum and well done on that milestone run..

This guide to the plan is essential reading healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

and includes advice on minimising impact, stretching after every run, hydration and strengthening exercises, all of which will help.

Enjoy your journey.

Thanks for the link and the extra information. Very helpful tips and advice 🙂

Frenc profile image

Super well done - I think this is one of the runs I always remember because it just feels as though all the hard work’s coming together! You are right to be very proud of yourself 🏃‍♀️👍👏🏼. Best of luck for week 6 😊😊😊.

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Mum2glam in reply to Frenc

That’s exactly how I feel and it’s really motivated me to keep going. Thanks so much for the encouragement 🙂

tmbtrain profile image

👏 well done on the run 🙂

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Mum2glam in reply to tmbtrain

Thank you tmbrain. For me this is huge!! 🙂

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tmbtrainGraduate in reply to Mum2glam

It's a big achievement! 😀

I’m doing mine at 6 tomorrow morning and am so nervous! I did it a couple of years ago and managed it then but this time round seems like such a big ask! No way I can run 20 mins this time!

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Mum2glam in reply to Ncburn

You can do it. It took me two attempts but I got there in the end. Just pace yourself

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Ncburn in reply to Mum2glam

I did it! It wasn’t as bad as I had build it up in my head to be. Thank you for your support!

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Mum2glam in reply to Ncburn

Well done!! I knew you would be ok 👍

That is amazing! Well done! 💪🏽

AH21MM profile image

Well done!! Huge achievement!!! I’m starting week 5 on Saturday…looking forward to doing more varied runs. I did it a few months ago before a broken foot 😩 so know it’s do-able but still a big challenge!

It was a challenge but it helped me to get into the ‘I can do it’ mindset. Don’t go too fast especially with you foot injury 🙂

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