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All posts for September 2017

Week 1 done but struggling all the way

Hi I managed to complete the three runs in week 1 but struggled to do so. Even...

Sandwich bag, silica gel, wireless headphones...

No not my lunch! Went running a few weeks back in the rain, and got home to find...

Week 6.....ups and downs

Well I didn't post after my first run of week 6 because I couldn't make sense of...

Off I go again!

Nearly 2 weeks not been able to run, pulled muscle in back. Much better this wee...

3RD 5K RUN ON NEW TERRITORY - CHALLENGING 😁

I completed my 3rd personal 5K this morning. My best friend was out walking her ...

Back Again And Looking For Advice

So, I'll admit to having been avoiding this forum for the last month or so - I'd...

W6 r3!!!

Now, I have Gundogs. Today, I took my promising young dog on a training day. It ...

Race for Life completed

Thank you all for your support. I \"ran\" the 5k. I actually stopped to walk 3 t...

That's W4R3 completed. Bring on The Widow Maker...

So, that's my final run of Week 4. Rather tough, but the legs are holding up and...

The Burrrnnn

Hey all, completely new to running. I just wondered if everyone else felt the bu...

Foot pain - delayed progress. Doh!!

Been getting heel pain - not when running but in the mornings. Googled it and th...

Eight minutes? That can't be right...

In fact, two lots of eight minutes, done dusted and filed way! Other than my rig...

New to running

Hi, I have started C25K at the age of 58. I have managed weeks 1&2 & am enjoying...

A new PB and a few tears!

As many of you know, I have been doing my closest parkrun recently - which is a ...

W2 R1

just done the first run of week 2 and dare I say enjoyed it!! I usually run stra...

Fabulous Dahling Fabulous

Evening All, I started my day today with my fat fighters weigh in and I had lost...

Week 5 run 1

What a way to start the weekend. I had a new playlist loaded on my phone, the su...

5K in under 30 minutes!

Hi gang! Well I never thought I'd manage this! 7 weeks after graduation I've b...

Off days exercise?

Have WK4R3 tomorrow. Now I am thinking maybe I should do more on my non run days...

W5r3

Hi all, I'm new to this just about to do w5r3 bit concerned as it's 20min straig...

Anyone else felt exhausted?!

Finished Wk1 yesterday & although run went well I can't believe how tired I was ...

Week 5 Run 3 in the bag!!!

Oh my oh my.... W5R3 done, 20 minutes non stop, 2.5 miles... As seems to be trad...

Graduated today at parkrun!

It's nothing short of a miracle - thinking back to those first 1 minute runs tha...

First park run completed.

Today I completed my first parkrun. I was so nervous about this I barely slept ...

Week 3 Run 2 done....

Good afternoon my fellow runners.... Well after a busy night at work and afew ho...

Physio says no?

Just been to a physio with my feet(like I could go without them) and she says th...

Park Run Number 1

Jumping on today's Park Run theme, I also completed my first ever \"proper\" 5K ...

First park run

W7 awaits on Tuesday but I had a long standing arrangement with my daughter and ...

Hamburgers, donuts, sodas, and.... running??

So... those 4 things do NOT go together!!! For the most part I eat healthy (ish)...

Skip week 7?

Anyone else skipped week 7 and just increased the one run time after doing week ...