I know I'm a little late joining as I 'm about to move on to week 7 of the c25k but I wanted to say hi and do my bit to encourage anyone thinking about starting the plan to go for it.
I've tried starting running before and fallen at the first hurdle by overdoing it, giving up after the first attempt. Running seem just too hard to me and convinced myself I am better suited to other less intense forms of exercise. But as this plan started off right at the beginning I felt I really could manage it! Yes, it got harder but never too quickly. Apart from hitting you with that sudden 20 minute run that is! But it was all in my head. It was just the fear of running for such a length of time - something I never thought I could do.
I purposely have not looked ahead to see what is in store for the rest of the plan and chose to deal with each new podcast as it comes. For me that is the best way rather than be fearful of the longer runs ahead. My lack of confidence in my ability to run any distance has been the biggest obstacle for me up to now. But it's gradually sinking it that I can actually do this!