Well, I have completed W6 now - but my word, it was a slog! The canal towpath was hot and dusty and I felt a bit dizzy when I finally reached the marina, although I had taken care to drink plenty of water before I set out. My running pace is definitely slower than my walking pace - in fact, I suspect that there are glaciers in Greenland that travel faster than I do - but I did manage to keep my feet going in running stylee for the whole 25 minutes. Having the congratulations from Laura set the seal on things!
W6R3 done - I am officially a runner! - Couch to 5K
Well done, Katie! You did it despite the heat!
You post - the glacier tempo comparison - made me laugh out loud! But it doesn't matter how slowly we run, as long as we run. And it makes me happy to know I'm not the only one 🐌🐢🐘
It's funny how much it means to hear Laura calling you a proper runner, isn't it?
Fantastic Katie , and a massive Big Up for doing it in this weather
Well done, its an amazing feeling isn't it, its like its all coming together and you think to yourself " Yes , I can do this !!! "
Don't worry about being " slow " Slow builds good running legs, slow and steady all the way
Keep going, youre doing great ! xxx
You're doing really well! I missed Laura's ending comments as I always switched her off the minute I stopped running and started the cool down walk. It IS a good feeling, and you've earned it :o)
Ha! I don't know about YOU being pathetically needy, on my last run I felt like Laura had dumped me with her "goodbye and good luck"?? After I'd given her nine weeks of my life I at least expected her to turn up and cheer me over the finish line!!
It's ok, I'm over it ;o)
I tried one of the spin offs ("speed"), and it was Laura again, but I struggled and the legend that is Rignold suggested I consolidate a bit, so I'm sticking to 30 minute runs for now.
I do think there's potential to have a bit of fun with the podcasts, like you can get celebs doing sat nav voices? I can imagine Michael McIntyre or someone having a field day with C25k...