The hurdle that was week 5 run 3

And I did it. I ran for 20 minutes (slowly) without stopping. Yay me, and hurrah for C25K. I have never, ever run for that length of time in my whole 43 years. Feeling quite proud of myself. The hardest point was when Laura spoke near the end of the run to say that there were 2 more minutes to go. She normally comes in to say that it is only 1 more minute. I felt cheated! That last minute was tough, but I did it.

Loving reading the blog posts on this, and finally adding one.


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7 Replies

  • Well done I agree being told there are 2 more minutes when your legs are burning and you can't catch your breath is rather cruel, but you did it, fantastic. Good luck with week 6 :-)

  • I have this to look forward to as I start W5 on Monday. But well done.

  • Congrats, it's a big mental hurdle and you leapt over it!

  • Yay you indeed! Watch out for Week 6 which upsets more than a few but you can do it.

  • Well done, I have to do this run on Friday. Managed wk5 R1 this morning. Not too bad. But the next 2 runs are definitely looming. Good luck for wk6! :)

  • Wonderfully done, jrwtc!! You not only knocked out the big 20 minute run, but you also are now over halfway through the program!! From 1 minute up to 20 now...look at how far you have come!! :-)

    Welcome to W6!!

    Keep Running!! :-)


  • CONGRATULATIONS! I love reading the dreaded 20 min. blogs! :-) YOU DID IT! Nothing is going to stop you now. From this point on, its only adding a few easy, peasy minutes here and there... :-) Gayle

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