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A Place in the Sun star Ben Hillman celebrates unintentional achievement - and it is very impressive 

The TV personality opened up about the news on Instagram

Emmy Griffiths

A Place in the Sun star Ben Hillman has seen in January 2021 with a huge achievement, and we're seriously impressed! 

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While promising not to make any new year's resolutions, the TV personality revealed that his running was better than ever after making it ten miles without stopping! Does he have any tips for us? 

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Posting a photo of himself lying in his back garden after the long run, he captioned the snap: "I’m not one for making resolutions which is exactly why I don’t, I know I won’t stick to them. 

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"But I am a big fan of achieving unintentional goals, do something because you want to, like my run around hove lagoon and home again today, not to achieve a time but just to see if I could. It turns out that this is 15k so I decided to tack on a little more to make it a clean ten miles. A first for me and a huge milestone for someone a mere four months ago that described themselves as a non-runner.

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Ben has taken up running

He concluded: "I feel like a half marathon is in sight now. Coupled with the freezing yet exhilarating temperatures this morning I feel mentally stronger and able to cope with whatever shit the world is throwing at us at the mo. For years I've been telling myself I can’t run, but I can! Don’t believe the negative thoughts in your head, you are stronger than you realise." 

Fans were quick to reply, with one writing: "Well done buddy. What an amazing achievement, you have every right to be proud of yourself. I keep thinking about running, I have downloaded Couch to 5k on my phone and that’s about as far as I have got." 

Another added: "Wow! Well done! I'm also one of those people that say 'I can't run'! Still hope for me then!" 

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