Over the finishing line ......... Yipeeeee

I completed wk9 run3 on Tuesday morning after getting up at 5.30 and then out runing at 6, never would have imagined that i would come to love jogging and be happy to get up early to make sure i got my training in. The c25k has helped and supported me, Laura and all of you who post your triumphs and hardships have helped and inspired me. I Needed to build up my strength physically as I was diagnosed with cancer in march last year and finished cancer treatment in January, as I have not worked for nearly a year i became quite week and had put a fare amount of weight on and suffered from fatigue due to treatment.

I wanted to be able to run (improve my health) and raise money for the charity that helped me during a difficult time, on week 1 i found it so hard but found strength from somewhere to listen to Laura and wow - now waiting for my 1st week 10 run. I now have alot more energy, feel better, feel happier and I love being in the c25k group, thanks to you all who have graduated and those in training.

I am so much better all round in a short space of time (i have now started loosing weight - bonus), its wounderfull, good luck with your running and i hope you get all the benefits associated with running that i got and more besides, the programme works so well, - keep to and you'll make graduation to......... ( I have a 8.5 mile run in June to do so will continue to look to the forum for inspiration and help along the way plus aot of LOL ing)

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  • That's fantastic news! Well done for sticking with it and graduating! I love this site. It's what keeps me going, hearing from real people with real difficulties and knowing that it's normal to have off days!

    Good luck with your 8.5 mile run in June. Keep us posted with your progress!

  • Wow that's so fantastic, great inspiration too!! Congratulations on graduating and good luck with the run in June! :)

  • Well done teamgreen - fantastic progress and I have no doubt whatsoever that the 8.5 miler in June will be just the start of more.

    I now feel inspired to go out and do week 9 run 2 tonight - I must admit that I have been putting it off a bit but am now determined to get out there and graduate this weekend. No excuses......

  • Thanks, well done you to. Graduation at your finger tips of should that be toes??

  • That is fantastic teamgreen, Well done for completing the plan and for kicking that cancer in the ***. Keep up the running and may you have a long and healthy life. :)

  • Well done teamgreen what an inspiration your story is.

    Have done w8r2 today and am loving every bloomin' minute of it!!!

    Keep us posted on the 8.5 mile run in june, how marvelous that you can even contemplate something like that after the year you've just had xxxx

  • Congratulations on graduating teamgreen :) :) an inspiring story...keep us posted with how your training goes for the 8.5miles in june!!

  • Thank you, and you keep us posted on your travels with your new friend, will be great to see how we've all moved forward in the coming months.

  • You are a star :)

  • were all stars and now runners yipeeeee, thanks

  • Awesome!! Well done and congratulations team green. Good luck with the 8.5 miles and keep us posted.

  • Well Done and all the best for June :-)

  • Wow Teamgreen, what an inspiration you are, absolutely wonderful story and I am sure you have inspired a lot of people to get off their asses and get running. Good luck for the June race, keep smiling :)

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