Book Part 1 (Intro) taking forever to run training

I completed the intro to Part 1 in the course, and now I’m going through the book. I’m running the initial training on Google Colab and its taking forever. Am I supposed to just let this run for an hour or could I be doing something wrong? (See 15 minutes of progress below)

Silly question first. Have you selected the GPU in the Runtime. Once selected you will have to restart from the begining.

To choose a GPU.

From the menu select: Runtime > Change runtime type
Then for Hardware accelerator, select “GPU”
and click Save.

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Sorry, was away on vacation. I’m guessing this is the issue, because I never explicitly set it to use GPU. Will try this when I can. Thanks.