Week 1...DONE!

We did our final run of week 1 today and when we were doing our 5 minute warm up we were shocked that we both actually wanted to run!

we start week 2 tomorrow..but we were thinking about the weeks to come and the thought of being able to run for 10 minutes at a time let alone 30 is pretty daunting but i'm hoping as we go through it wont seem so impossible.

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  • Excellent. Don't worry about the step ups - I was terrified of them too but you will probably be pleasantly surprised. Great to see you enjoy running too.

  • Well done, enjoy the runs, you'll soon be as amazed as I am that you have completed it and become runners (I graduated today!) Good luck, and I'll look forward to reading about your progress!

  • Congratulations!!

  • Good job with week 1. Don't forget it's advised to have at least one day of rest between your run days. Enjoy week 2! :)

  • You can do this! Hubby and I started in August and some of the 1 minutes sessions were killer. We just ran an hour today. :-) Good luck! Gayle

  • So - *sixty* times (!) longer than you could run 6 months ago... Not bad, you two! :)

  • We had been taking for granted any improvement, especially when we see some of the success stories on here. It finally soaked in yesterday, we ran twice as long as our graduation run! Did this 4 months from graduation and just started running 6 months ago. I'm not fast but I feel it is my duty to be the one to do the snail count as we run. Besides, slow is the new fast! ;-)

  • Well done!

    I've just done w1r1 so only a couple of steps behind you - it'll be good following your progress so I know what to expect in my next couple of runs!

    Loving the positivity at this stage - lets hope it stays like this!

  • Congratulations!

  • Congratulations xx I did w1 r1 last week haven't managed to get out to do the other 2 runs again , hopefully tonight x

  • I love reading blogs where people realise they are catching the bug! May you enjoy many more runs - just keep going with the programme and you'll be amazed at yourselves. You just don't know what your bodies are capable of.

    I certainly didn't - at 53, total PE hater at school, going from struggling with 60 second runs just two months ago, to running 5k yesterday, and actually not finding it all that difficult once I'd got going - and I enjoyed most of it! I do keep wondering if I imagined it!

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