Decent Start

My wife and I completed run 2 of week one last night and although we're just starting off, there was a big improvement on run 1, we covered a lot more distance. We run along the canal in Chesterfield so when we finish we have a long walk back which we do quite briskly so all in all we're doing very well.

I just hope and prey we both remain injury free, fingers crossed.

Looking forward to Friday and getting past week one.

Onwards and upwards!

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  • I run with my husband too. It's good to have company, especially if it gets a bit tough. Enjoy!!

  • Morning Quaker, well done on joining the programme and your run! One thing i realised was that if you turn round halfway through the podcast you will be close to home when you finish. Stick with it. Good luck and happy running

  • We actually do the extra on purpose to get our Fitbit 10,000 in. its actually quite a pleasant walk back.

  • Brilliant! As you progress the runs you will definitely get those in! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • I also run with my hubby, it's nice to have company and he won't let me quit me I am flaky! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

  • Ey up! We probably passed each other as I was running the canal last night ๐Ÿ˜€ it was dead busy wasn't it ๐Ÿ˜Š I nearly got as far as Nona's before heading back. It was a bit hot wasn't it

    Don't bother about distance covered. It's not about that. It is just about finishing โ˜บ

    Good luck and enjoy yourselves โ˜บ

  • We are doing ok at the moment but its early days. The canal is ideal for us as its on our doorstep. If you see us, don't push me in! :-)

  • It's lovely isn't it. I use the new station link to get there now. I think it opens officially tomorrow โ˜บ

  • brilliant, and is so good that you are doing it together as you can support each other along the way :)

  • Welcome and well done for getting started! The C25k programme is just amazing, following it is one of the best decisions you'll ever make. Go slow, stretch, take your rest days and you'll be runners before you know it!

    The forum is one of the best places on the internet. It's full of the most incredible, inspirational people you will ever meet! Post here for advice, encouragement and to let everyone celebrate your successes with you! We'll be with you every step of the way :)

  • Well done - it must be fun to tackle this together.

    Of course, you could always turn round half way through the run!

  • We do it on purpose so we can get an impressive step count on the fitbits. :)

  • Sounds great - must be lovely to run along a canal ๐Ÿ˜€

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