I'm a Graduate!!!

I'm a Graduate!!!

Hi everyone, I have just completed my final run in the c25k programme! I can't believe that the nine weeks have gone by so fast and I'm a bit sad to have finished what has become a routine three times a week. But hey, onwards and upwards with the c25k+ podcasts. I've also registered to do The Great North Run 5k in September so I've got plenty to keep me busy. I want to say thank you to the NHS for bringing out this wonderful achievable programme and to Laura who knew I could do it. I also need to thank everyone in this forum because you have inspired me to go on and shared all your good runs and bad runs with me. The support is fantastic. The people I know in the real world, apart from a few like minded individuals seem very bored by my achievements and don't really want to hear about it. Thanks and I'm going to have a big smile on my face, a spring in my step and a warm glow on the inside all day today. xxx

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  • Well done you

  • Well done what a great achivement , looking forward to all the running that we will be doing together in the future, Park run next week onwards

  • Well done! I'm only on week one and seeing posts like this is really inspiring!

  • I am thrilled for you: you've done so well, Congratulations :)

  • Congratulations - keep that warm inner glow going and keep up the good work. Lane.

  • Good on you! Well done and good luck in the race!

  • Well done! The people in your world are quietly envious that's why they seem "bored"! I have loads of support in my family and work and friends as well as the wonderful people on here too! :-)

  • Congratulations and very well done :)

  • Well done hope to be joining you 4weeks time

  • Well done you, good luck with the run and onwards and upwards from here!

    Love the picture :)

  • Well done welshwoman don't forget to send JR21 a message saying you have completed the programme so that you get your wonderful Graduate badge, wear it with pride like the rest of us too :)

  • Thank you all for your lovely comments. I sent JR21 a message as soon as I got back in from my run this morning. No badge yet but I'm waiting patiently!

  • Brilliant well done you

  • Congratulations! Glad all the hard work has paid off :)

  • Well done! I'm so glad people write these blogs because i've only just completed week 2 and when I read this I start to think "yes I can do this too" it really does inspire me to keep going.

    Thank you and really well done :o)

  • Fantastic, amazing, wonderful - well done you!

  • Well done, I reached W8R3 and injured my ankle or I also would have been celebrating this week, can't wait for it to get better so I can get back running. It is so relaxing and inspiring.

  • Congratulations, well done.

  • Thank you all. I love coming on here and reading all the blogs but when I get such positive comments from you all It spurs me on to try and get fitter and faster. To all of you who are still working your way through the podcasts, good luck and happy running. Keep blogging so we can all see how you're doing and cheer you on. xxx

  • Many congratulations! I love the picture you have posted and I'm going to use that as a mantra - thanks, and good luck for the great north run 5K!

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