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Hurrah! 10k (and a bit) done!

Hurrah! 10k (and a bit) done!

6.36 miles, in the bag! No stopping - just a slight slow down to let a giant horse box go by. On the route (which looks rather like a badly-drawn Mr Men cartoon) I realised that I might actually have the option of a proper 10K circuit, to avoid needing to run that 'there and back' section to the 3 mile marker (a gorse bush, just past a gate). Down side is that it'll mean an extra mile or so on a busier road. Plus side is it will avoid the steepest uphill section! Now for some consolidation - i might add in an extra day of running - currently 2 x 5k - one fast, one with intervals, plus a longer run. Perhaps a couple of gentle miles the day after the long one?

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Well done! A great time too!

Make sure you have a recovery day. Apparently you shouldn’t run on consecutive runs until you’re well established - I think been running for 12 months or something. Not sure though.

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I read 6 months, but I'm not sure I would be ready to run every day yet, at last not long runs.

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Hmm ... it'll be 6 months at the end of May. I don't intend to run every day - but perhaps add a 4th day with a short easy run, to build up the weekly total a bit. :)

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Im running pretty much alternate days now, that’s four times a week. A couple of weeks ago I needed more days off, but I seem to have made a breakthrough.

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Thanks Tasha! I'll see how my legs feel and listen to the rest of my body too! I'm on holiday for 9 days starting tomorrow, so likely to be doing a lot of walking and a bit of cycling rather than extra running. :)

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Yay! so pleased for you and great time x

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Thanks FlickM3! I have a goal to run 10k at 10 min miles "sometime" in July. Not sure if that's really do-able ... maybe if I can find a nice flat circular route with a constant tailwind??? Something to work towards anyway! x

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Can you find a canal or disused railway line as these are nice and flat (ish), might help you achieve that time goal.

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Hmmm ... I'd have to drive 10 or more miles to get there, but there is a footpath along the river Dee. :)

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That sounds good.

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Thats awesome well done 😊

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Thanks Claire! :)

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Well done!

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Thank you! :)

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Brilliant.... well done you. Before I started my run streak I would always use the day after my long run as the rest day, so my suggestion would be to do the extra run a different day. Test out to see what works best for you...

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Thanks Ju-Ju, I'll give that a try :) x

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