Parkrun Princess

So last year the Princess having never run in her life decided to start running, but kept it a secret as she worked her way through the Couch to 5k program, she never told a soul. I guess she was probably wary that I may try to take over and ‘coach’ her. Well, I call it coaching and she calls it bullying, I didn’t know there was a difference; having been coached by the Master many years ago πŸ˜‰ So today was her very first 5k Parkrun and guess what she wants to do more πŸ˜‚ Just goes to show what you can achieve if you really want, proud of her πŸ˜€

About charliecountryboy

Part-time Carpentry Assessor. writer, runner, guitarist. Curious about life and all those wonderful people in it.
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43 Responses to Parkrun Princess

  1. Congratulations to Princess!!! She did it her way!!! More power to her. πŸ˜‰

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  2. That is so cool. Woman Power πŸ˜€

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  3. Rakkelle says:

    I came here to write a blog post since I haven’t written anything in what seems like a decade but I had to stop by and comment on your post. I, too, am proud of your princess. Congratulations to her. I recently started running, on the treadmill, that is. I wouldn’t dare venture outside and I can tell ya that running isn’t easy, at all. It takes forever to build up the proper stamina to actually run a 5K. Your princess not only did that but looks like she shed some pounds in the process. Again, a huge congratulations to her.

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  4. Fantastic work the Princess. I am really looking forward to the post the day after she whoops yo ass in running. Plus I dig the secrecy of the clandestine training for couch to 5K. It’s all good here CharlieBoy.

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  5. Invisibly Me says:

    Wayhey, way to go!! I’d probably want to keep it secret too, not because of the bullying (ahem, ‘coaching’) but just incase I decided I’d rather stay on the couch after all πŸ˜‚
    Caz xx

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  6. Soumili says:

    Truely proud of her

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  7. Scott Rainer says:

    Interesting. Though I wonder who is the princess you are talking about?

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  8. ChecheWinnie says:

    Wow! Congratulations Princess

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  9. That is quite an uplifting story. I keep thinking I have to do something about my health and fitness. This post could be my inspiration…

    Well, it could be the start of a ten minute bout of inspiration. It doesn’t do to do too much at one time.

    Good to see that the Equality and Diversity committee isn’t rubbing off on you. πŸ™‚

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  10. I once read a scientific article that talked about “visualising” and the fitness benefits it brings. I wish I could find it again because nobody ever believes me. I did, honestly…

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  11. That is fantastic.. great healthy achievement..

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  12. The Hinoeuma says:

    I couldn’t go from couch to 5K. Just shoot me.

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  13. itslifelyn says:

    Congrats, Princess did itπŸ’ƒ

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  14. OneCAtATime says:

    Go Princess!! 😁

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  15. Well done. πŸ‘ŒπŸ˜Š

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  16. Wow…she is a strong πŸ’ͺ personality! I’m too lazy…I can only do a marathon-eating

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  17. Congrats 🎈🎊

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  18. cigarman501 says:

    Coaching or Bullying! LOL. I was a high school teacher and coach for 45 years. Pretty accurate.

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  19. erotismoenguardiablog says:

    Woman has the power!!!

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