Did 25 mins without Laura, then couldn't do it the next time with podcast!?

Hi everyone!

Well, I went out on Monday with my friend - first time I've ever run with someone else (AND she is a real runner!) and easily covered 25 mins having not satisfactorily made it to 20 the week before. I was pretty pleased and amazed! So yesterday I went back to the podcast onto week 7 to do the same and found I was really struggling after 20 mins. Annoyingly I'd changed my route and found myself staring at a 45 degree incline for the last 5 mins, (which didn't help!) plus I had had to open and close several gates on this route. Think it broke my stride.

Anyway, I shall try it again tomorrow. I cannot believe that I have got this far. I may only be lightly jogging (only covered 2.2 miles yesterday) but if you'd told me I'd be running that non-stop a few weeks back I'd have never believed it!

Skip

Featured Content

Join the NHS Couch to 5K community

Couch to 5K has been designed to get you off the couch and running 5km in just 9 weeks

Start today!

Featured by HealthUnlocked

3 Replies

oldestnewest
  • We all have bad runs, thing is not to dwell on it. Next time will always be better :-)

  • It's great, isn't it, even when the runs aren't good, you know there's another chance next time and you can't wait. I've got one of those hills, if I reverse my route, which is the only time I have been beaten mid run. I've conquered the lesser slopes on the other side of the hill and one day soon I am going to crack that one too.

  • Thanks folks! I didn't go out for my run today as was feeling under the weather. It could be the decline in the actual weather as well - it's gone all cold and windy up here! I thought it wouldn't be wise to exert myself when feeling dodgy. I will get up early and go out tomorrow come rain or shine! I think I'll take my usual route and maybe run up and down the road a few times to lengthen it!

    Thanks again! :)

You may also like...