3K in 30mins!

May not seem like a lot to some people but last night ran 3K in 30minutes (well technically 30minutes 27seconds but im rounding down!) thats 12 minutes of my orginal time when i started 3 weeks ago and feel like i could have pushed my self even further, which I plan on doing on my run tomorrow. Exciting times for me feeling very happy and positive! Working towards that 5K!


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15 Replies

  • Nice!!!!

  • thanks! :)

  • Sounds good to me! Keep the pushing further within what's comfortable, and you'll definitely get to 5k eventually :)

  • Thanks! So happy with that! The 5k is in sight! ☺️

  • That sounds great to me, it takes me 37 minutes to get to 3k so I would be very pleased if I saw 3k that close to 30 minutes :-) Well done you are doing great!

    You'll soon be at 5K you keep going like that, just be careful not to push yourself too hard as this can lead to spending time on the injury couch :-(

  • Thanks! Very proud of my self didnt ever think id be able to do 3k and enjoy it! I'm going to stick to doing my 3k for the next week or so, just so i get comfortable doing it then push on for 4/5k, im in no rush to get there just going to take my time and enjoy it! :)

  • Well done! :D Make sure you don't pull any muscles by pushing yourself too far too early though.

  • Thanks! :) no going to take it nice and easy to get there im in no rush just want to enjoy it!

  • 12 minutes off the starting position is certainly worth celebrating. Well done!

  • Thanks :)

  • Thats more than 25% increase! Well done!

  • Thank you! would like to push it a little further and get it just under 30minutes, thats my next goal!

  • Are you doing NHS C25k?

  • I haven't been following it no but ive had a look and would say im at about week 4 so might pick it up from there

  • The plan does provide structure and a safe and well tested progression which can help you avoid injury. The app or podcasts also give quite a lot of useful tips for a new runner. Whichever method you use, good luck.

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