I finished W9R3 last week on holiday in Cornwall - but it didn't feel right - so today when i got home I went and did W9R4 which felt the achievement - on my own territory - from my own front door - over the land i had done all those other weeks on!
So yes I have done it - unbelievable!
I did a route a did onW5R3 when I nearly gave up - the worst run - came in feeling ill and gasping. Today I ran past the 20 minute mark some further distance on and feeling okay -not fast but in fact feeling like running a further 10 mins. This programme is amazing!!!
When the podcast finished I was 5 minutes from home so carried on walking and somehow the podcast slipped to part way through W2 and I heard Laura saying run for 90 seconds - I remember when that was a huge effort - I remember I had started this programme twice before last year and gave up after W2 - and here I was thinking thats okay - just run 30 mins!
Its amazing - so anyone who is at the beginning - well done - and if it feels hard please please trust the programme - it really really does work!
Ah I now just need to be able to run 5K - guess I am on about 4 and a bit at the moment - thats my next challenge.
And thank you Laura for all your well timed encouragement - thank you NHS for providing this - thank you for producing the next stage just as I need it - and thank you me for doing it!
oh and thank you welshwoman for encouraging me at W5R3 - I see you have just finished too!