Week 8 run 2

Week 8 run 2

I'm beginning to see what everyone is talking about when they say that the first ten minutes on a run are the hardest. For about that length of time, my legs felt like lead and I felt like I was really shuffling along. Then my legs woke up and things got easier. It wasn't my best overall distance, but it WAS my best distance run. I ran 3.07km during my 28 minutes. I'm slowly getting closer! Also, it would appear that Autumn has arrived. The wooly bears have returned once again. Good luck figuring out which end is the bum. Ha!

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  • Unless it walks backwards, you'll find out when it starts walking :D It takes a while for the body to get programmed for running, then you're off. But the gremlins are ready to get there teeth into you, and the beginning of the run is by far the best time to give up in their book.

    Well done for running the entire time and for the increase in distance. Graduation in sight! I'm off to practice with my pompoms.

  • Lol, the caterpillar was too terrified to move apparently. I put it on a leaf and let it be. Aww! Thank you!

  • The first few minutes are the hardest. I find this especially at Parkrun where you don't get that 5 min warm up walk.

    You are doing just great. Keep going and make sure you post your progress.

    Jules xx

  • The first part is always the toughest although the last part is just as hard but different. A lot of the runners have a warm up before a parkrun. Most of the elite runners are out running the course prior to the actual run. I run the 2.5k from my home to the course which gets the body ready. Try doing a 10 minute warm up before the parkrun which does get your body lubricated, it should help to overcome those hard first few minutes.

  • Good idea! Thank you!

  • Well done, almost there! Nice photo, too.

  • Thank you. ๐Ÿ˜Š

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