I’ve 2 runs left to complete the 10K App... I’m struggling with motivation as I’m not sure I’m going to hit the 10K in my final run. Has anyone experienced this? I’m looking at my trainers .... I really should go now 😞
10K motivation - 2 runs left! : I’ve 2 runs... - Bridge to 10K
And if you don't hit it in the next two runs, what then, give up and never run again?
Or, will you keep running and hit 10k a few runs later than planned? In which case you have lost onothing you have just listened to your body and done it in a way that is best for you.
The worst thing you can do is give up and never reach 10k
Not sure how your app work, i'm assuming it's time based when you say your not going to hit 10k? Can't you just keep running until you do hit 10k even if it's a bit longer(time wise).
If it's distance based just accept it may take a few runs longer to complete the program.
The last run is - 5 mins warm up walk, 60 mins run, then 5 mins cool down walk ... fingers crossed xx
That seems like a big ask, a 60 min 10k is quite a good time and there is no need to have that as your initial target. Most avergae runners won't achieve that first time round just as most people on these forums can't run 5k under 30mins. So there is no reason to use that as a target, just keep running until you do hit 10k and accept that as your 10k time.
Arbitrary times are stupid, these just cause people to become demotivated or injure themselves.
So its 70 mins total to get to 10k. Have I understood that?
Be very very careful about increasing distance and aiming for speed at tha same time. To guard against injury it would be better to do the extra time to get to 10 k, celebrate your achievement, then train to increase pace if thats what you want.
To be honest if the programme you are using is about time running it isnt suitable for people who need to run slower, and many many folk do run slower. Good luck runner, you can get to 10k, Remember always build slowly 🏃🏻♀️👍🏼
Edit: just read your previous posts and realised you only ran your first 5 k a month or so ago. All the more reason to take your time a bit to allow your body to adjust to what you are asking of it.
Thank you so much for your advice! I did 9.67k ... last run will be on Fri .... fingers crossed! When does it become fun 🤣
Don't worry about having to do 10k in a certain time, just do the distance...
I did 9k on Sunday on ju-ju’s 10k plan. It took me 1 hour 10. And I can’t fit 5k into 30 minutes. If that helps at all
Are you on Juju’s final week ? I still have the 9k run to do of week 7