I haven't posted anything on here yet, but have been an avid reader since I started the programme 5 weeks ago, and have found it really really helpful and motivating!
I did week4 run2 today (I had to repeat week3 due to illness) and decided to take my dog with me. He's a lab, 6 years old, fit and healthy. And it was awful!!! I don't think I was running quickly enough to make him actually break into run, so he ended up kind of trotting along very quickly but not quickly enough, and he just could not match my pace and I ended up having to drag him around with me which knackered me out and slowed me down, and made those 5 min runs even tougher!
Though I succeeded in completing the run without stopping (despite wanting to give up quite a few times out of sheer frustration!), I just feel really deflated that it was such a disaster, as I would really love to be able to run together - does anyone on here run with their dog? If so, did you experience the above? I want to figure out whether it will get better with practice or whether it's best to just leave him behind?!...