Week 9 Run 3 Done

Winter used to be hibernation time for me. Anything active I may have done during the summer would be thrown aside as I stayed indoors and steadily packed the pounds on.

There's all too many reasons to stay indoors at this time of year. It's often cold, wet and dark, so those of us in the routine of winter runs are doing well to maintain our exercise.

Yet when you run for a minute at a time in the first week it seems so unlikely that at some point in the near future you'll be running non-stop for 30. However the plan is well-designed and if you put your faith in it and get yourself into the habit you can do it. I'm sure we all have days of thinking 'nuts to this, I'm staying indoors' but if you skip a day you can always get out the next day.

To anyone starting out or midway through the plan keep at it, listen to people on this forum, take the advice and you will get there. And what's more, you'll feel all the better for it.

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  • Wow, you did it! You graduated :D Well done. Are you going to do anything to celebrate?

  • I'm going to eat a creme egg today and then tomorrow I will be back out doing another 5K!

  • Lol fab idea! Well done on your graduation :)

  • Congratulations Ross! I am so very proud if you and all you've achieved!!! Take a rest day, enjoy the egg then hit the road again, this time as a Graduate! :-) Welcome to Graduate-land!! :-) Gayle

  • Well done Ross and good advice :)

    Sue

  • Reading your blog is great encouragement to the likes of me. Thank you Ross and well done on what you've achieved.

  • Congratulation, what next after the egg and 5k?

  • Thanks all. I'm not feeling particularly enticed by 10k at the moment so I think I'm just going to keep running 5k until I'm used to it and then either up my pace or distance.

  • Congratulations, ross, that's great! I hope you enjoyed the creme egg :) Enjoy your next run,

    annie

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