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I'm reliably informed this is the place to be if I'm working up to 10 miles πŸ‘

Run46Half Marathon
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Hi all...I'm on the C25K and Bridge to 10K forums but hadn't considered joining this one as it's scary coz it has the word Marathon in the title! 😳

After finishing Juju's Magic 10K plan just under a month ago I'd been toying with the idea of trying for 10 miles after consolidating...then saw a post where Dexi told a fellow runner she had to nip over to this forum if she wanted her 10 mile badge so I figured if I was serious I'd better join!

Last Sunday I detoured from my usual 10K route (usual lol, I'd only done it 3 times πŸ˜†) for a bit of a change, which also extended the run to 12K, it was a challenge, but I did it...now in my head, if I can do 12 then with training I should be able to do 16 right, so here I am! πŸ€”

Wish me luck πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘

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Welcome to the forum! You'll find fun and inspiration here - and yes, a 10 Mile badge! You'll soon own those extra 4 kilometres.

Half and full marathons are part of the fun, but we talk all distances here 😊😊😊

Run46Half Marathon in reply to roseabi

Thanks Roseabi, I wouldn't expect anything less...seems runners are an all inclusive bunch, thank the Lord πŸ™πŸ˜€


Yeah but you know when you do ten miles you may as well go to half marathon 🀣

Run46Half Marathon in reply to Tasha99

Yes, well that had already crossed my mind! πŸ˜‚...let's see if I get to 10 miles in one piece first πŸ˜‰


Once you're here it's a slippery slope ..... 😍😍😍. Good luck with the 10 miles and whatever else you may decide to try :)

Run46Half Marathon in reply to linda9389

Lol, thanks πŸ˜†

Lavender1962Half Marathon

Good luck with your ten miles! You’re almost there. Only 5 k more and it’s a half marathon. πŸ˜†

Run46Half Marathon in reply to Lavender1962

Lol, yes...so you guys keep telling me πŸ˜‚

FlickM3Half Marathon

Ah, yes, once you peek in here, you're part of the forum, so you might as well stay and do that 10 miles ... and then ... Anyway, welcome!

Run46Half Marathon in reply to FlickM3

Thanks Flick...guess I'd better stay then and get on with it, and who knows what after the 10! Maybe a long nap πŸ˜‚πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

FlickM3Half Marathon in reply to Run46

It’s not much more from ten miles to a half marathon! πŸ˜‰

Run46Half Marathon in reply to FlickM3

Lol, so I've been told πŸ˜‰πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

FlickM3Half Marathon in reply to Run46

πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ you can run but you can’t hide! X

Run46Half Marathon in reply to FlickM3


cheekychipmunksHalf Marathon

You’ve come to the right place Run46 and it’s not a scary forum at all, although I do remember posting on here for the first time and feeling very very small! πŸ˜…

Everyone’s really friendly, you’ll no doubt recognise some familiar names from the Bridge, and you’ll soon be wearing a new 10 mile badge - yes you can definitely do it. πŸ‘

Have fun. πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Run46Half Marathon in reply to cheekychipmunks

Thanks CCM, nice to see some names I know...and I'm already being reminded that after 10 miles it's only another 5K to a HM πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‚

cheekychipmunksHalf Marathon in reply to Run46

Yep, worked for me! πŸ˜…

WindozeHalf Marathon

Welcome to the forums! 10miler huh! You'll be cracking on with half marathons soon then 😎

Run46Half Marathon in reply to Windoze

Thanks...Lol, so I'm being told πŸ˜‚


Welcome! You may as well follow everyone’s prompts and just start your Half Mara training now!🀣. You’ll be at 10 miles in no time.

Run46Half Marathon in reply to Decker

Lol, you guys crack me up πŸ˜‚πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ˜‚


Yes you can πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ Build up slowly. No hurry πŸ™‚

Run46Half Marathon in reply to misswobble

Thanks Misswobble, I try to remind myself of that when I'm being impatient πŸ˜‰πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘

Dexy510 Miles

Welcome to the forum Run46. I got some great advice and support over here when training for my first (only?) 10 mile race last month. Don’t forget your target is 16.1k. - I’d hate you to miss that 10 miles πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Run46Half Marathon in reply to Dexy5

Thanks Dexy, noted πŸ‘πŸ˜…

Katiepops10 Miles

Hi! It’s only us on here. The same guys who were on C25K and B210k. No need to be worried about the M word! It’s not compulsory, although without planning to, we may be working towards it!

10miles is doable. It’s an odd distance, I love it, but it’s easier to find organised half marathons than 10 milers. Just did the GSR but that’s not till October next year by which time you’ll be cruising 10 miles before breakfast! You seem to be doing great on your own though, so good luck with the training. Let us know how you’re doing!😊

Run46Half Marathon in reply to Katiepops

Thanks Katiepops, it's the little increases that make it seem do-able πŸ™‚

Though as I've been told on here, once you get to 10 miles it's only another 5K to a HM...let's see how the run up to 16 goes 1st πŸ˜‰

Well done on the recent GSR πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘πŸŽ‰

Beachcomber66Half Marathon

The extra distance isn't an issue. Just build it up in stages like you did for 10k. I found that I needed strength exercises for ankles and calves as I progressed, but then I am 67 and spent most of my working life sitting down😊

Run46Half Marathon in reply to Beachcomber66

I'm doing a bunch of stretching and strength exercises...must admit I don't often feel like doing them, especially after my long run! But I do them regardless coz I don't want any injuries 🀞

I also recently bought a foam roller as since running 10K or more I've found certain leg muscles tight for the next runs...only used it once properly so far and my legs did feel looser the next day.

We'll see on Sunday when I do my long run if it helps πŸ˜€

Beachcomber66Half Marathon in reply to Run46

Sounding goodπŸ‘

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