Three more runs to go! I'm excited now. I'm due to complete the programme next Wednesday. It's good timing too, as I am flying off to Corfu for two weeks next Friday. Phew.
So I could keep to my schedule and finish before my holiday, I went for an early morning run for Run 3, my first. I've had concerns about mornings runs, about whether I could hydrate and eat well enough beforehand, and whether I would run well because I'm just not a morning person!
What was I worried about! It was fine. I drank a glass of water and ate a handful of strawberries 15 minutes beforehand, so hunger and hydration weren't an issue. Similar to my previous run, I got tired towards the end, and had to be watchful of my pace, but I finished strongly. Again, I hardly checked my watch. I'm no longer worried about being able to complete the run, I know if I keep putting one leg in front of the other and don't rush I'll definately finish.
The only thing I didn't like rushing around getting ready for work. In my evening runs I can sweat off the day, then come home and relax. So I think I'll keep my evening runs, but mix in morning runs when the need arises. It's nice to have that flexibility.
Onwards to Week 9!