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Take that week 7! Watch out week 8, I'm coming for you!!

After a miserable attempt at trying W7R3, I decided to go out again tonight. Yes...

W1 R1 last Friday. Still stiff, should I rest, or get moving again?

Ran W1 R1 last Friday with my 10 year old son. 13 minutes in, the heavens opened...

W9r3 - I can see clearly now the rain has gone ...

... it's gonna be a bright, bright sunshiny day ... much to the muttered annoyan...

week 1 run 4...

well i decided that i would do an extra run on week one to make sure that i was ...

Big day tomorrow - W9R3

Fingers crossed it won't be so horrible out that I have to resort to the treadmi...

Fit not Fat for 50: Pain in the !!!!!

Had to cancel week 7 run 3 because of developing a low dull ache/pain in my ri...

wk2, run1

this went better than i thought! the extra 30seconds of run time (sorry jog time...

How often to run and rest TIP

Following on from a blog I have just read I thought I would post this as a separ...

runnning or jogging

when you alternate from brisk walk to the running do they want you to run at ful...

new to this blog, feeling very chuffed with myself

hi everyone. I've just completed week 5 of the programme - this has taken me a ...

Get in!! Week 4 run 1

So we set off tonight thinking we wouldn't be able to complete 5 mins........ bu...

Woohoo!

I've just run for 6K! But golly it was hard tonight and those endorphins were...

What is your post- run routine?

I'm interested to know how different runner's end their runs. Mine is definately...

Some questions for graduates...

I graduated about 6 weeks ago and have some questions for you! - I know this ha...

Week 3 run 1 in the bag

I really was not looking forward to running for 3 minutes. I thought I'll give ...

week one, music / track on last 5 minute slow down /walk ?

hello does anyone please know what the music / track is on the last 5 minute wa...

First run tommorow

Running shoes came today. going to do my first run tomorrow. not going to we...

Couch to 5K on a treadmill - what running speeds would you recommend?????

I have just finished W3R2 but am still unsure about how fast or slow I should be...

Runner's High

Week 6: Run 3, today I felt runner's high for the first time! I thought that it ...

I got my badge!

My graduate badge is up! Wooo! I just ran my first 5K without Laura. I did miss ...

If I run really slowly my shins hurt. If I speed up a bit, they're okay. Any idea why?

Hi there, I started this programme with a couple of friends three weeks ago a...

Are there any stretches/exercises to strengthen my ankles?

When can we start running a couple of days in a row?

I'm on week 7 now and amazed I've got here given I could barely manage a waddlin...

Time to try again

So i graduated quite recently, but i have just been really struggling. I find th...

I got severe lower back ache after week 5 run 1 &2, had a biomechanical analysis today, my technique is all wrong, do I pay to learn to run

I would need to pay for 6 sessions so that I have the correct neuro muscular tra...

Took an extra day off this weekend

I did have family visiting, and it was really, really wet. But to be honest I f...

On Wk 7 and felt a muscular "ping" at the top of my right hip while running and had to walk because of the pain. Any thoughts/advice? :(

Week one session 2 - eek!

Having read all the posts on here i am a true couch potato (TCP!) so when I star...

Activities on rest days

Before I started C25K, I used to take a brisk 2 mile walk (15m/mile) around Wand...

I fell :'(

today I have now not run for 6 days :( Last Tuesday I was on w8r1 and had 5 min...