Having completed my first (???) half marathon in September, I have been trying to run 3 times a week but have found it have found it difficult to get motivated. Having been completing 5k runs in just over 30 mins for weeks, I gave myself a talking to last Friday, and decided to try to run 5k in under 30 mins. I set off like a rocket, which I regretted half way round as my legs suddenly felt like lead. But I stuck with it and even managed a sprint finish - when I dared to look at my app it gave me the wonderful news 5K in 28:20. Talk about chuffed! Admittedly I thought I was going to die when I had finished running and my little legs were grumbling a bit, but I soon recovered. And all without music! Buoyed by my success, I then ran 5 miles on Sunday (nearly up to 10K, that's this Sunday's challenge) in 52 mins and another 5K run this Tuesday ( this time the uphill route) in 28:43. Looks like I have finally got my mojo back!