I kept to slow and steady, (as opposed to my usual slow and unsteady) and treated the last run as a victory lap. On my way I even overtook someone walking and a dog ( a tiny yorkie but they all count don't they?). I managed almost 3.5km in the 30 mins which I know is slow but as an asthmatic, overweight woman who was paralysed and in intensive care 12 years ago I'm pretty happy with that.
Thank you so much to everyone on here for all the encouragement and support. I don't think I'd have managed it without you all.
Off to a little family get together this afternoon to eat the above chocolate cake. They have no idea I've been doing this so I might take the opportunity to share and see what they think.
Off to see if my badge is ready. Happy running everyone.