Soo.... we did it!! 25 minutes running!! And Laura told me I am now a runner!!!
It has all been a bit confusing, because I managed the 20 minute run a week ago quite easily - my mp3 had packed up and when I finally checked how long we had been running, in my fone, hoping had at least done half of it, we were already on 18 minutes.. But then found W6R1 the hardest run for ages, when I thought it should have felt easy after running for 20 minutes..W6R2 was an improvement and then today, my legs were getting a bit tired in the last 5 minutes, but it felt easier than either of the past two runs which have only totalled 18 minutes and 20 minutes?
Anyway... whatever the reason, it went well and now we have three runs to do that are the same as we did today, which sounds do-able.. Especially as I have to run on my own again twice because will be back badgering in Dorset.
My 9 yr old son is still finding it very easy and actually loves the running, whereas I enjoy the afterglow... So have been looking at secondhand treadmills on eBay because I think he is a little young to run the marathons he is interested in (!!!)) but I don't want to hold him back if he wants to run further than me..