I did it!!

Yay! I did my first ever 10K run! Here’s the moment when I crossed the finish line.

 Despite being woefully under prepared thanks to viruses that just wouldn’t properly go away, I decided I would do the run even if I had to crawl. In the end , I managed to beat the original goal that I had set myself when I was fighting fit and on top of the training. I ran the 10K (6 miles) round Richmond Park, with the Royal deer looking on, in 1 hour 8 minutes! Yay! I did the run in aid of Sri Lankan street children – read more about it in my original post here .

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  1. Dana Barbieri says:

    Congrats Concetta. That is a wonderful accomplishment!

  2. Louise Jane says:

    Well done x

    Just been given your address for a postcard swap – sent them at the weekend.

    Lou x

  3. "La Musa Bizantina" Mosaic Design says:

    Brava!Wish I had the will! For now I am walking and strolling with my baby (note:thanks for joining http://www.musingovermosaic.blogspot.com.

  4. Alice ~ writer, dreamer, traveller ~ says:

    Fabulous! makes me feel like I should really find my running shoes now Spring is here 🙂 Well done.

  5. Kate England says:

    Congratulations on your achievement! Well done!!

  6. Hayley says:

    WELL DONE! I'm just starting out with this running malarky with the aim of a marathon! You did it in a great time too! Well done! 😀

  7. Amelia says:

    well done you! and you beat your original goal – you are a true star!

    Amelia.x

  8. AG Ambroult says:

    good for you! Nice going, Concetta! I am currently preparing for a road race in honor of a friend that passed. It's just a 5K but it's ALL hills. I get tired just thinking of it.

  9. Concetta says:

    Thanks everyone! Go for it Amy, Hayley and Alice, it does energise once you are out there!

  10. Ange says:

    Concetta that's just wonderful! I'm a runner too so I know the wonderful feeling. Keep it up!

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