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Do I just carry on or do I go back a bit?

Hi all. On Monday I completed wk5 r2. It wasn't easy, in fact it was really hard...

I didn't feel like running tonight.

So I went out for a run, and that fixed it.

2wr1

1st run of week 2 done! It was tough!

Dare I?

Debating about doing my first Parkrun tomorrow. I am only on W7R2 but I am manag...

W5r3 Best run yet!!! 😃

All week, I have been focusing on remembering that this run is just another run;...

Week 7 Run3

Absolutely smashed this run tonight! I really felt good which is amazing conside...

WK4 complete ✅ - came very close to giving up!!

Just completed week 4 and today’s run was the closest I’ve come to giving up. I...

Wk 5 run 2 after a week off

So, after a whole week off and an incredibly long day yesterday, I opted to try ...

Proper Nervous

About tomorrow’s run, week 6 run 3 a whole 25 minutes 😬😬🤢🤢 It’s going to be ...

Week 3 done!

Anyone else hate the 1st half of the run/jog and struggle and then hear the half...

Nth Time’s a Charm...

Honestly I can’t even remember how many times I’ve started & failed to complete ...

20 mins 😀

Ran 20 mins today without stopping. Didn’t think I could do it but I did.

First Park Run tomorrow...wish me luck!

Graduated a month ago, have tried PR unofficially ( sadly had to walk abit), and...

Week 2 at last

I got ill after week 1, run 1, so it took me two weeks to do three runs. Finally...

W6R3 in the bag!

So chuffed I ran for 25 minutes. Well not really ran, jogged slowly! But it was ...

Oh no! W9 next and on IC!! Help please - Anyone recognise this injury?

Can anyone from the forum help explain what the sudden lump is on the top of my ...

Struck down with tendinitis 😥 post graduation run on hold 😤

Following my graduation run on Saturday I went off and enjoyed a bank holiday we...

Gait analysis done - trainer porn lol

My first ‘proper’ running shoes. Hoping they will make run 3 week 8 slightly mor...

Painful legs!

Just started week 2 but shins, knees and foot arch killing me! No previous histo...

Knee Pain

I'm now at my wits end can anybody help I cant get passed 3 runs without gettin...

Eugh! First Blip Run ☹

Sorry, I am about to ramble on 😂 Today was run one of week 7. Jo went on strike...

W2 ✅

Had to put W2 on hold for a few extra days but it’s done! Get me?! Week 3 on Su...

It’s done!

Completed my final run of Miles for Mind this morning, finishing with a total of...

Graduation run

Did wk 9 run 3 today. Took 6 months because of pauses and injured knee. 64 yr ol...

Still working on getting faster

I’ve had a bit of a lazy week, my husband finally got home after being away for ...

Running newbie

At 57 and majorly unfit due to various injuries I have embarked on the couch to ...

Redo week 3

I haven't been to gym for over a week with work etc, so have decided to redo wee...

W7 R3

Wow, done it. Completing w7 was a particularly target for me, as last year I had...

I actually did it!

So I just completed the first run on week one, I feel proud of myself at one or ...

New to this

Hi I'm starting this on Monday and need to buy trainers or running shoes over th...