Hi! So I've been religiously following the C25K programme and last Wednesday did W5R1. I've always done them perfectly, kept up even when I wanted to stop and finished them. Last Saturday I ran Race for Life for Cancer Research. I figured I'd just listen to one or maybe 2 of the podcasts whilst I did it and follow them (so, treat the charity run as another training session, you know?) and aimed to finish in an hour. But then I just kind of...didn't stop running. I guess the adrenalin of running with others and doing it for charity kept me going but to my utter amazement I did the whole 5K with no stopping, in 33 minutes. 5 weeks ago I could barely do 90 seconds!! My question is - should I carry on with the training plan, the walk/run pattern, or just go for runs now for as long as I can? Half of me thinks I should continue the plan to build up fitness but I also think - well, I KNOW I can do 5K now, so should I up my game? What do you think? Anyone had this issue?
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