Only gone and done a PB !!

I finished work at 2am on Saturday morning and then at 11am I ran my first EVER 5K run. Strangely I wasn't nervous but really excited. The Big Fun Run was great, well organised but I did find out that it was untimed.

Fortunately my friend ran with me and remember her watch. I ran it in 30mins 52 seconds, knocking off 38 seconds from my graduate run on Monday. This was it, the goal of the programme as I booked this run when I started C25K (honestly not really believing I would do it). Now I proper believe I can run the next step.

ps apparently while drunk and celebrating I agreed to do the Disney Marathon at some point in the next few years but hey, the medal is shaped like Mickey mouse so its probably worth it !!!

Skip

Featured Content

Join the NHS Couch to 5K community

Couch to 5K has been designed to get you off the couch and running 5km in just 9 weeks

Start today!

Featured by HealthUnlocked

5 Replies

oldestnewest
  • Well done that is wonderful!

  • Thats brilliant Cathy, what a great time! And after so little sleep too.....You will be buzzing for the rest of the week now! Sue x

  • Congratulations, ca66ie99!! Your first 5K run and a wonderful time to go along with it!! It is an amazing feeling isn't it?

    Bask in the glory of your success and then...KEEP RUNNING!! :-)

    Steve

  • Congratulations to you!!!! Such awesome time! :-) Mickey Mouse medal? Disney Marathon??? I'm sure you can do it and I'm positive you would of volunteered regardless of an extra drink or two...after all, its a mickey mouse medal! :-) Gayle

  • so true !! I'd run a long way for a mickey mouse medal !!

You may also like...