I went out without Laura for the first time, listening to tracks selected for running ( Now That's What I Call Running was my graduation present to myself) I think the music helped as did the focus shifting from time to distance. Laura would say 10 minutes left and I'd visualise myself stopping soon. Now all I have is an app that tells my what distance I have run, in what time (Strava) and I thought I'd just carry on until I got to the magic number. It took me 38 minutes so I think it's doable to keep trying for 5K each time now.
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