Feeling quite insecure about my speed as am woefully slow! Although I'm delighted to be able to jog for quite a while, I had hoped to be able to enter a Parkrun this month but have just checked my local run's times and the person who was LAST did it in just over 43mins. I ran 40mins the other day and only covered 3.27k, so it's going to take me over an hour to do 5k. I regularly have people strolling past me on runs. So no Parkrun for me until I can get faster.
I'm aiming to reach 5k within the week (even if it does take an hour), so at least I have a solid time to 'beat' going forward. How can I speed up? Is it maybe psychological, am I holding back too much to be sure that I can keep going? Would the c25k+ podcasts help? I've not tried them yet as wanted to take a little 'break' from Laura after graduating!