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Couch to 5K
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Life is like a Monopoly game – dressed up with peanut butter mayo

Go straight to Doctors - Do not pass Crib Goch - Do not collect C25K mrstickle’...

W5R3 I did it :D

I was really very anxious about this run, I struggled towards the end and really...

Run 3 times a week only or every other day?

Hi everyone. Just a quick question. Do you run every other day and then take ...

Hi everyone. I started C25k yesterday, I'm just wondering if people do any other exercise on their off day..

Did my first run in over thirty years yesterday morning. My legs are really aching and stiff with lactic acid. Any advice?

W2R1 - Left foot, Count to 4, Breathing in......well I couldn't do that!!!!!

Laura's helpful tip of learning to breathe in for 4 strides, nearly killed me. ...

Forty shades of Green!

Just back from a lovely week in Ireland visiting the rellies. Didn't know how th...

What can I use as a Mars Bar sized treat?

I like to treat myself to something when I've worked hard or had a bad day. The...

Pigs can fly!!

I am fast approaching 50, very overweight and, apart from walking which I have b...

I was just on the couch, and then decided to run 4.5k. Literally....

When you are lying on the couch, it’s about 8.00 in the evening and you are thin...

How do I increase my pace?

I graduated a few weeks ago however still haven't managed 5km in 30 minutes it i...

Yay! Laura says she thinks I can consider myself a runner! Week 6 Run 3 done!

It wasn't easy, but I managed 25 solid minutes of running today. Not far - I mu...

Proof that cross training through injury prevents total loss of hard won fitness.

Hi all, Well, 19 days after my last run went pear shaped, hobbling home with ...

Anglesey, is it flat for running

Does anyone know if Anglesey is mainly flat. Going camping there next week and s...

Wet, soggy runner.

Well, today's run could have gone better. My wife came back from her run and I ...

W2R3 - I survived! But for how much longer?

Just a quick blog post to document the jubilation and surprise I felt at having ...

Loving the program but not losing weight!!

This program is amazing!! I came across it by chance while speaking to a friend ...

New starter

Well after dithering for a few days I finally got myself sorted and did my first...

Finally did it!

Finally did the first run of the Programme today, and I feel ok! Had been dreadi...

Week 4 completed, oh happy daysssssssss...........!!!!!!!!!

Well happy me and the bride mrs ship have completed wk 4 tonight, major mileston...

I'm back Laura..!

Hello there. Just thought I'd post tonight before my first run back after in...

Yay! Week 5 Run 3 done!

Yep Laura was right and although 20 mins of running seemed a huge jump from the ...

Today

Today my cousin and I started the couch to 5k and it wasn't to bad. We are going...

First day of Week 1

Wow...Is all I can really say. It was not easy at all. I also did not do all the...

Week 9 and just 2 runs to go

Did w9r1 on the gym treadmill this morning so I could watch the swimming heats. ...

Week 5, Run 1 - can't believe I just typed that

Easy! Ok, not that easy. Knee is fine by the way. Two days of watching the o...

A partly re-start

Hello there! After some back and forth I decided to partly do the programme o...

Anyone been to a.sports therapist? If so, has it helped you?

School Holidays

Now that we are home from holiday, I've returned to work. In some ways I'm for...

Parkrun Results

The following club members participated: Results for Ashton Court parkrun, ev...