Well just got in from Week 5 Run 2.
Didn't go too bad, I slowed my pace down right from the start as I don't think I would have made the 8 mins at my usual pace and had read a lot of slow and steady posts. Think it worked as I got through it! My calves were rock hard by the end of it so I have an ice pack on them as I write this. Other than the muscles my breathing was really good and I recovered super quick so thats encouraging. Funny remembering back a few weeks when a minute left me probably more puffed.
The 8 minute runs have definitely been overshadowed by the thought of Fridays run. I'm dreading it...especially as I'm moving overseas late Friday so if I don't complete it then it could be nearly a week before I can get out again and I think that would be pretty off putting to get back into a Week 5 Run 3! So fingers crossed for me!
Have also found my distance for this weeks runs has dropped by a couple of hundred metres...I know I shouldn't worry about distance at the moment but its irritating!