Managed to run all the hills !

just lumbered around doing a 6k, kept my pace steady and managed to run all the hills, ( very slowly ) Took me just over an hour. Is anyone else like me, after getting back and having my shower I settle with a cup of tea or 2 and imagine my run, and I simply cant believe I kept going and covered the distance. Today I took off at an angle on a familiar route, it was lovely, meant I hit the main road further down so most of my "run" was country side

Skip

Featured Content

Join the NHS Couch to 5K community

Couch to 5K has been designed to get you off the couch and running 5km in just 9 weeks

Start today!

Featured by HealthUnlocked

8 Replies

oldestnewest
  • You are well on your way to 10K now -- I also did 6k this week so it's 7k for both of us this week??

  • Im thinking 6.5 6.6 k to increase by 10% , but maybe just maybe I could push to 7 eeek !!

  • The 10% thing is for TOTAL weekly mileage . So, you are probably doing around 14Klm per week?? therefore a 10% increase would be 1.4 klm , which can be for the long run or increasing the shorter runs.

  • oh I didnt realise it was for the week, guess I lollop around 15 - 16 k a week , will have to think how I am going to increase, begining to think I will do this 10k eventually

  • Many of the programmes that I see may for example start out at 5-5-5 ( 5 ks 3 times per week) then go to 5-5-6 , then to 5-5-7 , then to 5-5-8 -- and then maybe 5-6-8 ( or something like that ) But the general idea is to not increase either the week or any particular day by too much. The run/walk Jeff Galloway programmes only have you increasing your longrun every two weeks -- but he works in miles, not K's.

  • Wow - great achievement - I am nowhere near your distance. All my runs are in the country but mainly on the roads as there isn't a decent track now- most have been undermined by the badgers so lots of holes - not safe. Good luck with the 10% increase

  • Well done GJ xx

  • Whoop whoop GJ you're doing brilliantly. 6k and hills too, what's not to like? x :)

You may also like...