Is anyone finding the longer runs more tough mentally than physically? I am hoping to be able to get onto the zone described by a friend who runs as 'I feel like I'm flying'. For me it is currently 'I feel like stopping!' for pretty much the whole run.
How do you all switch off this feeling?
Also, I think as I'm doing the longer runs I'm a bit more aware of the 5km I'm working towards - and realising that at my current pace I'm going to be way off 5k in 30 mins running. I think I need to do less thinking about the distance.
However, on a more positive note, I was feeling a bit frustrated after the final 25 min run the other day - then suddenly thought 'here I am, sitting outside a cafe WEARING LYCRA and having just run for 25 mins! Who would have thought it a couple of weeks ago! ' important to look back and see the progress as well as forward on the programme?