Week 7 complete!

Week 7 complete!

Hi all!

Just completed week 7 and thought I'd share for the first time. It's been tough but it's a great feeling when I've completed each run. So here are my distances (distances are for the 25 min run only):

Run 1 - 4.5km

Run 2 - 4.3km

Run 3 - 4.6km

My week 6 run 3 was 4.2km so I wanted to beat this at the beginning of the week, I ran the first km fast and managed to keep the pace going so I was very happy with the run. Run 2 was difficult, after the first km I was struggling so I decided I needed to slow down and make sure I finished. Even though it was slower than the previous run I felt really good because I struggled through it when I was having an off day. Run 3 was very good, I decided that I wanted to run at a pace which, if I kept it up, would allow me to run 5k in week 8. I was on course at 3k but was tiring but by focussing on the week 8 objective I kept it up. I was very happy when I finished, but I don't think I could have kept the pace up for 3 more minutes so I think I'll slow it down for my next run.

Only 6 more runs to go now!

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  • Well done you!! I'm on Wk7R2, not sure of my distance havn't been tracking it but it's nowhere near yours!! I'm just trying my best to run for 25 mins and not collapse :)

  • Thanks for the kind words. You have the right aim! I just use distance as a way of motivating myself to keep going out there and running!

  • That's a fabulous pace you've got there. I did week 6 R 3's 25 mins and I clocked about 3.5. But we are all different I guess. Let us know how you get on. When you start, you don't really consider how important pace is, so you're right to slow it down a bit to increase the time.

    Good luck in the rest of your journey.

  • Thanks!

  • Hey there, Speedy - we'll done!! I'm nowhere near those distances. Did 4km today, but it took me 29 mins (week 7, run 2). You're doing brilliantly. I take my hat off to you!

  • Thanks for the kind words!

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