Couch to 5K completed...!

Couch to 5K completed...!

I never thought I would be blogging to say I had completed this!

I am 37, and in spite of a 4 stone weight loss, remain extremely heavy, scale wise. So as a 'chubby' Week 1 to Week 9 has been a challenge, it has taken me around 10 weeks....I ran for 30 minutes non stop three days ago (and then cried five times thereafter). The sheer emotion of completing something I thought I could not, together with knowing inside how much this means to me, just overwhelmed me!

The programme itself is fantastic - when I started a one minute run, I thought I would explode...but slowly and surely progress really does take place.

A big part of this is confidence - talk to everyone you can about makes all the difference (as does the gear!).

Honestly, if I can do this, anyone can!


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  • Many Congratulations on completing the programme! what an achievement, really pleased for you- I hope your well deserved graduate badge appears soon


  • What a great blog - a huge congratulations on completing the seemingly impossible. I too cried when I finished, it all seems so miraculous! Hope you celebrate in style! Well done again.

  • Well done! I think what you're saying is there's hope for me yet!!!!!! I love hearing people's successes x

  • Fantastic. Thanks for posting. You are an absolute inspiration.

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