Really? What mind games is this??

So just did Week 6, Run 1 and although I did it I did find it hard. I foolishly expected it to be 'a walk in the park' after last week's 20 minutes run so just don't know why it was hard although I think maybe the stop and start running stops me getting into any sort of rhythm. Took me by surprise though! 😨

On the positives it was a beautiful morning running round the lake, quite chilly in the shade but how I like it. Plenty of other runners out this morning too and that's another run done and dusted! πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ


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  • Well done, SuperMouse.

    I think Week 6 has caught out a number of us but you've only got one more 'interval run' then you're on to building up your stamina and the minutes straight through.

  • That dastardly Week 6 strikes again - I think after the straight run at the end of W5 it's hard to go back to interval training....Well done πŸ˜€You did it and only one more like this and then it's all straight running πŸ˜€

  • Sneaky little monkey, that Week 6.. catches us all out..but YOU DID IT!!!!!

    Well done you... a great run!

  • The main thing is that you are winning at the mind games . I can sense your feeling of achievement like the rest of us.

    I am amazed at how easy my running 5k working up to 6K has become "like a walk in the park". I had been running within spitting distance of 6K regularly recently. I did just a 5K run yesterday and my legs hardly ached.

    I thought to myself that was too easy "like a walk in the park". I have an insane urge to challenge myself to go back to running 6K because I didn't feel like I had had a run?

    I think I am getting addicted. You may too . I think of those Artists who "suffer for their Art" ! Maybe runners have to suffer too ? I relish the challenge, It's spooky. Or am I going bonkers !!

    I think this is one of the strangest things I've posted on this site. I am going bonkers !

  • I found having to walk between runs annoying after a few weeks.

    Oh and joepublic anyone who gets out of their nice warm beds and runs in the early mornings, wind and rain or late after work is crazy!

    But then if everyone on here is crazy, then those who aren't doing it are the strange ones! It's all a matter of perspective...

  • Ha ha! I graduated last October and still remember Week 6 catching me out! As others have said, you're nearly on to the block running now! Good luckπŸ™‚

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