I never believed I would be able to run for 20 minutes but I did it on the treadmill this afternoon. Thank you to all those who said to have faith and just do it, without that encouragement I would not have thought it possible. I focused on my breathing and it really helped when my legs got achy. I ran r2 outside round the field a few times on Sunday morning and am building up confidence to do more outside runs. I am still very slow, more a slow jog than a run at 7kph with the last two minutes speeded up to 7.5kph. I reckon that I can work on speeding up later. Week 6 starts Friday.
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