Can anyone recommend a 5-10k podcast?

I just heard one and it sounded like an American robot... Being used to Laura I don't want that but wouldn't mind attempting to extend my distance

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  • When I was training for my 10K, I used a bluefin app called ease into 10k. You get a choice of voices (none quite as warm and friendly as Laura, but you get used to that). You can also play it alongside your own music. I got some great results from it!

  • Thanks Saruma! My plan at the moment is to not worry about speed just pace and distance and do the extra running at weekends, that should work? I just downloaded walkjogrun but it has cross training as well and I just about have time to actually run let alone do other stuff at the moment, it felt a bit hardcore for me!

  • I literally just explore further each week but am using the zombies run app to keep me motivated. I got up to 6.8km two weeks ago. I then do a short 25min run in the week and a 5k ish run on the road in the dark.

  • I downloaded the B210k podcasts by Sam (the link is on this site somewhere) and used them to do one longer run once a week. Some of the music is a bit heavy, but I like the week 3 one and have stuck with using that and some of my own music.

    I was advised to enter a 10k to focus/motivate towards extending my distance and have worked upwards from 5k in August and can now manage 9k having done 2x30min runs a week and one "longer" run where I have added 10 mins on every other week.

    Have been enjoying these longer runs which I never thought I would. Have entered a Mo-running 10k in November and apprehensive but excited.

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