Couch to 5K

No more mixed feelings

I had a fantastic run last night using intervals. I ran faster than I would have down actually pushed through longer than I planned before having a slow down minute. For the first time I covered 5K (although in 48.5 min) but I covered it and at least 4.2 k was running. Feel renewed and I DID ENJOY IT!!! I will continue with this for a while but I now know I will finish week 8 and 9 when I am ready. Thank you for your advise and support. I don't feel like I have failed now and can't wait for my next run to improve my time.

I also used the Rock my Run app for the first time and it was brill.

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Sounds like a great run!

If you can run for 48 mins of intervals and enjoy it, that's way better than a 25 min sold run that you find a chore.

The point of all of this is to become fitter and discover the joy (!) of running! I do reckon that in a few weeks you'll come back to the program & finish it but in the meantime just run what you enjoy.

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Ug said it so well. It's about the joy of running, so do what you enjoy (as long as it involves running) :)

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