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All posts for September 2018

Struggling to improve

Having moved onto week 2 and kept at it for 3 weeks I’ve decided to go back to ...

Week 3 easier than week 2 ?? Funny that I think so?

So tonight I did week 3 run 3 and was really surprised to find that it was a rea...

Rubbish Friends on 2nd rest day. Should I start a Rubbish Runners group?

Do you get annoyed at those who litter your run? I volunteer with a litter pick...

Back And At It...

Prior to my summer vacation, I had not been running as frequently as I had plann...

New running injury. Who else suffers?

Is there a name for this running injury? Is it called Couch to 5k forearm? or p...

Breathing!

Does anyone else struggle with breathing? I’m finding that I’m panting more at t...

New PB for short run 😀

So after my last extended run of 38 minutes, today I aimed to run at a quicker p...

New and nervous

Hi all. I had a heart attack a couple of months ago and I'm going to start c25k ...

Rest day - walking on treadmill

I’ve started C25K at the start of September and have done up to W4R1. As my da...

Struggling.

I had a Cardiac Arrest in early 2017 whilst refereeing a football Cup Final. Lu...

W5R1 in the bag - mental stamina required along with oxygen tent!

WOW! HOW DID THAT JUST HAPPEN? I just ran for 5 minutes not once or twice but t...

2nd run since graduating and managed 5k

Wow, I managed to run 5k in 33 mins, 9 seconds yesterday. I have no idea if this...

W1 R1 all done

W1 R1 First day run and first day back exercising since I feel pregnant 2 years ...

Getting back to running

I'm looking for a bit of help from the C25K community, please. Bit of backgroun...

4 runs to go.

Just completed week 8 run 2. Nice and steady on the treadmill again. Not breathl...

W5 R3 - the 20 minuter consigned to history and defeated

Back in Feb got to W5 R3 and completed it but then had to stop for injury after ...

Week9 Run 3 completed!

Well I can’t say I’m achieving 5k yet but I am running for 30 minutes non stop! ...

Come hell or high water i will run....

I have completed c25k through the summer months and still struggle with the thou...

That’s it... W9R3 done... and graduated!

My W9R2 was two weeks ago, and picked up an injury... ran too hard and my soleus...

Week 3 run 1

After feeling a bit below par for a couple of days I wasn’t looking forward to s...

This week’s (rather personal) mantra

As I slogged along in the cold wind and the rain this came to me: Run Ethel, ru...

Tracking my runs

Can anyone recommend the best watch with GPS to track my runs, please?

A watch for running

Can anyone recommend the best watch with gps for recording my runs, please?

W9R3

I have done it!! I am very proud of myself! Weeks 1 to 5 were very difficult. I ...

The final week

Week 8 completed last night. Looking forward to the final straight and going to ...

Run 1 out of the way!

W1R1 - first run done and dusted. Feel a bit stiff and will take tomorrow off th...

W5 R3 conquered!

I have to say I was dreading this, I thought going from running for 8 minutes to...

W6R3 (and a bit of a back story)

I did it! I cannot believe that I just ran for 25min non-stop, with a tiny bit o...

Running after injury

As everyone knows on here I’ve been out of running for about a Month. Three week...

Week 5 complete 🏃‍♀️

Week 5 done!!! Am doing post run stretches - still got stiff legs though! Any ...