So, Week 5 last week Was really worried about the increase in running time but actually thought had found my running feet as really got into the 8 minute runs. As it was a mixed week, we decided that Run 1, as well as Run 2, would be 8 minutes and felt did really well on Run 1 as managed the whole 16 minutes and the first 8 minute run was a massive improvement in both my speed and endurance (particularly given 6 weeks ago, could only just manage 60 second runs!)
Run 2 started the same way, 3 minutes in to the 8 minute run, found my rhythm and really enjoyed it. Found it a bit harder to start the second 8 minute run after the walk but started and got a little too confident - one minute upright, the second minute face down on the pavement. The result, bruised wrists and sore hands, grazed chin, bruised leg and, what I can only guess, bruised ribs where I landed hard.
Really gutted - meant no run 3 for me this week and am really worried am going to miss running tomorrow. Whilst my knee is better, my chest is still sore and not sure if i should risk running however, as I am doing C25k with a group, my concern is that I won't be able to finish (we're all due to graduate at a local park run) as will end up too far behind and might not be able to make the gap up.
Is funny, 6 weeks ago this wouldn't have bothered me - am now am half way through and beginning to enjoy it I don't want to stop. Has anyone missed Week 6 and gone on to Week 7 or is that too big a jump?