Well I ran a whole 20 minutes today. It wasn't too bad, but I didn't get that kick and feel I was really running as in the previous runs in W5. More of a slog. The gremlins stared intensively at my knee and looked reproachfully at me when there was one slight twinge. They also opened their mouths at 5 minutes "is that all? There's no way you can do another 15 minutes" they howled. I slapped them down with a "yeah, look how far I've come, I must be getting faster". There was never any chance of stopping. The uncomfortableness also came from my glasses steaming up, me forgetting to take a cap to keep the rain off my glasses which meant I was almost blind sometimes, or fumbling around trying to wipe them dry. The podcast stopped somewhere around about 4 minutes - those pesky gremlins again. And I was too hot. But hey, I did it! Roll on week 6. And my fastest km was 7 minutes. A long way from 5 k in half an hour. But for a plod OK.
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