First run this eve after work and hoping I'll do it OK

Been walking a good couple of miles to and from the car each day for the past week and now feel up to taking the first step onto week 1 of the challenge. I did sneakily try a doing a couple of short 1min jogs on my walk back to the car Friday and managed these OK so am hoping this 1st attempt will be a success. Am keeping a journal so I can look back as the days /weeks progress and see where I have come from.


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  • Good luck! One thing I meant to do at the start and forgot was a before photo so I could compare. Have fun on W1R1 tonight :)

  • Good luck with your first C25K run - the first of many.

  • Welcome! I kept a journal to document each run and week and it truly is amazing how much we progress. Looking forward to reading how it went. Gayle

  • Good luck.

  • It's the main reason I write a blog, I'm resisting checking back until I complete the programme but I know already I'll find it amazing how far I've come. Keep it up, you'll love it.

    And hate it too!

  • Just done 1st run and survived.... must admit to getting a tad slower towards the end but completed it thats the main thing. Legs ache but I guess we all go through that but I have tonight and tomorrow to recover. Thanks for all the positive comments and might whip the camera out to grab a before photo... might be interest to see what if anything changes over the coming months.

  • Take your measurements, deviate, as it seems that we lose inches before we start to lose weight (if that's one of your targets). It sounds as though you've done your prep - good luck, I'm sure you'll do great. Keep blogging so we can share in your successes and encourage you if you need it. :)

  • Congratulations on joining us! Getting slower at the end is good - you didn't stop! It took me (and quite a few others I think) several attempts to complete the first run - you've done brilliantly to do it first attempt. Even better could be starting slower - more likely to complete each week if you don't overdo it, and you can always speed up later, once your legs have got used to it all.

  • Hope it goes well. I'm just off to do my first run of week two. I already feel more energised than before.

    Good Luck and enjoy.

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