Week 5 Day 2

Slowed down. Did it. More to the point enjoyed it!! Dare I say this but we both said we enjoyed the 2 x 8 mins more than the 3 x 5 mins on Sunday.

So chuffed. I 'think' we may be ok on Friday with the 20 minutes hurdle.

Calves hurt a bit but I had to run on concrete in my wellies yesterday when of my Labradors yesterday went walkabout...little sod. All good apart from that.

The slowing down definitely worked as I knew it would. Thanks all for making me :))

Only gone and got past the half way point...YESSSSSS !!!!!

Barbara xx

11 Replies

  • See we told you! Well done Barbara that's fab. It's much nicer going for slow runs. You'll nail Friday.

  • Thanks IP :) so chuffed xx

  • Yay!!!!!!!!!

  • Thanks Pot58 :) xx

  • Well done! i'm glad i decided on two rest days. the run onmonday didn't feel so bad but then my foot and hips started hurting. Let's hope it's better by tomorrow.

  • Oh I hope so Kristina. Good luck with the 20 mins. I'm really excited now but a bit scared too :) xx

  • Congratulations! How amazing to be at the half way point :-) it's fantastic and I'm so pleased for you xxx

  • Thanks beginningtorun just been telling a friend on FB all about it and pointed her in the direction of this forum to see all the success stories. :) have a great week xx

  • Fab stuff Barbara , and you enjoyed it too - even better !

    Hmm , must warn you, this running lark can become very , very addictive :-)

    Well done, youre doing great, keep going ! :-) xxx

    I love the tag on your post btw :-D xxx

  • Haha Poppy I'd not noticed....she is a little sod...but I do love her so much!!

    Thanks for your reply. I'm worried it's becoming a bit addictive too :) xx

  • Aha, listen to us all and you will succeed! Well done you.

    You're in a great place to go all the way now. Continue to take it steady, avoid the temptation to get carried away and you'll avoid injury and go all the way.

    Good luck for Friday.

    Take care

    :-) xx

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