Yipee, completed Couch to 5K challenge!!!

Thank you Laura and everyone involved in this fab program, NHS couch to 5K. I never believed I could run!!!! I'm so looking forward to reading other blogs, sharing suggestions and improving on my running - a new hobby for the rest of my life. THANK YOU!!!

My biggest challenge was week 5. I did each podcast in week 5, 3 times a week. So even though it's taken me more than 9 weeks, I'm really pleased as I did not want to push myself otherwise I would've lost my motivation. So to all newcomers, remember, if you have to repeat any podcast, just do it! And log it.

After each run, I put a smiley face on my calender and logged which podcast and week I was on. It really helped me to keep track of my progress. I really look forward to each run and still do the smiley faces on the calender! Good Luck! If I can do it, anybody can!!!!!

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  • Congratulations!!

  • Well done you! Bet you have a big 'smiley face' as well! ;)

  • Congratulations! Lovely blog, well done for sticking at it even when week 5 was so tough. Now is your moment of glory!! Enjoy it.

  • congratulations be sure to message jr21 to get your green badge. I stumbled at week 5 too but thankfully persevered. ther are lots of different choices for going beyond c25K. The world is your oyster

  • Hi Shane, thanks for your positive reply. It really helps us beginners...Yes would love a graduate green badge. Sounds sad I know but how do I message jr21?

  • click on the message box above just tell jr21 you have graduated. In the send message to box type JR21 and select him from the drop down list. He is the admin for this site. He will message you when he has done it

  • Congratulations well done.

  • Well done!! I love the idea of smiley faces on the calendar.

  • Thanks all for all personal replies! It's great to have such supportive people in our communities :-)

  • Hey, congratulations! It's a great feeling, isn't it? Enjoy that badge!

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