Well that's it I completed run 3 of week 9 last night and actually ran a bit more than the 5k. So I fell absolutely chuffed to bits fitter stronger lighter and faster what more could you want in 9 weeks?

Can't wait for Lauras new pod-casts im May meantime I shall keep completing week 9 and extending the 5 minutes at the beginning and end.

Good luck to all you newbies and those that are fast approaching the end keep it up it is a fantastic achievement.


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  • More than 5k! Brilliant - well done!

  • Well done! And you did MORE than 5km... (I just graduated at 3.7km) - you are so fast - I am mega impressed!

  • Congratulations. More than 5km, that is fantastic, well done. :)

  • Congrats, what an achievement! :)

  • ooh I dream of more than 5k :) congratulations Mark :)

  • well done :) & to have run 5k as well. dont hear that very often :)

    the new podcasts, if anything like the trial one, are done by audiofuel. if you go to then youll get an idea of what might be coming.

    I bought the run wild 2 downloads. really good & you get lots of motivation on that one with reminders about running/relaxing into a run. worth the money.

    what are you planning next? Bridge to 10K :)

  • Well done! I might need at least another 9 weeks after this program to get anywhere near 5k! Hope you enjoy the next stage and keep running.

  • well done you!!!!!!!! i didnt know laura was doing another podcast when is it out? do you know? i have another week and 1 run before graduating getting excited

  • Excellent well done!!! :)

  • More than 5km is amazing! Super-speedy. Did you run it in under 30mins or carry on running for some of the cool down? Either way it's a massive achievement, now you can just go on & on & on.......

  • Congratulations on both graduating and completing 5k. Most I could do in 30 mins was 4.1km, Whilst I can now do 5k it just takes me longer (39 mins best time so far) so very jealous of you being able to do it by w9 and in 30 mins!!!!

    Let us know what you are up to next

  • Well done :D

  • I think that deserves a pint of your favourite isotonic drink and half a dozen jelly babies in celebration (you know how the race diet is going to take over)!

    Well done you must be chuffed 8-)

  • Congratulations! :D

  • Thank you all for your kind wishes. It seems mad that 9 weeks ago a minutes running was barely possible! I'm extremely grateful.

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