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5 month anniversary, and ParkRuns

I realised today that I first started trying to run 5 months ago. Thinking back ...

Swedish endurance training and first time "Speed" on the same day (and a question concerning the speed podcast)

Hello dear fellow runners, today was a training day in several aspects and now ...

Tendon problems - what now?

Hi all I've been doing Couch to 5K since January and had managed to get as far a...

Well that was an interesting week!

Monday we did our half hour run which finishes with a short downhill dash - we c...

At long last I am off the couch! Have completed my first run today. I really want to stick at this and not give up.

I am really excited to have found this programme and really inspired to see that...

Week 2 R3 done and dusted, not sure I'm ready for Week 3!

I finished week 2 today, noticed that you run for 3 mins on week 3, seriously do...

Underwear or Not to Underwear...?

Just wanted to know what do my fellow runners wear because I am thinking of just...

First failure :(

I've just had a two day break and just went out to attempt week 4 run 1 and fail...

Does c25k app have different speeds when listening? I've noticed mine was on 1.5 x, just finished week 4 and realised.

Finishing rather quickly, do I go back and repeat?

I don't know how but day one week four complete.I actually felt sick for about half an hour and just want to eat.Time for a glass of wine!

The old legs are tired

All in all a good week

Still working away from home during the week. Not so bad this week thanks to the...

JuicyJu's HM ........thing

after 4 days...no running, not really through choice, more that work, pleasure a...

Honest responses (both positive and negative) required - Is it possible to do a half-marathon within a year of starting the couch to 5K?

Started Couch to 5K in April and completed it in July. Have been running since t...

Week 8, the story so far and some replacement trainers

Before I started couch25k I went to a proper running shop to get a decent pair o...

How do you judge improvement? - improved parkrun PB by 42sec since my first go at the course 5 weeks ago - is this good / bad?

When should I conga?

I have been gradually building up to 10k and am now running just over 8k. Should...

Blackberries and speedy dog walkers!

Just started to do longer runs in an attempt to work towards my new goal of 10k....

I caused an accident today

It's ok, it was nothing major and no, it wasn't because people were dazzled by m...

30 Day Shred - The End

Well it's taken me 60 days (aka 2 months) to finally complete the Shred but I've...

Leg hurting a bit - how do I know if I'm doing some damage?

Just started working tentatively towards 10k And have done longer runs up to 7k ...

First 5k!

Bit proud...5.26k in 41 mins...no records broken, but Im happy! Off to join the ...

Thanks to all!

Hi, I just completed the course this morning with my first Parkrun. Many thank...

W5 R1

Okay, so I found yesterday's run okay, and even had enough left in the tank to s...

Sciatic symptoms after completing week 4

Hi all. I was dubious about taking up running at all, knowing that I have a deg...

Graduate

I have finished the C25K and have been working on trying to progress further. Wh...

The Need for Speed

Great way to start the day - Speed podcast in the sunshine. 16 minutes of sprint...

Week 2 finished

Finished week 2 this morning. Great to move on, if a little intimidating! Look ...

The legs strike back!!!

Oh dear I have had pain at the back of my lower legs/calves for 2 days now. They...

FIRST PARK RUN.......AND... WOW!!!

What a lovely morning for a run at the later than usual time of 9 o'clock, in th...

Did 25 mins without Laura, then couldn't do it the next time with podcast!?

Hi everyone! Well, I went out on Monday with my friend - first time I've ever r...