Week 8: Run 1

I actually ran on Sunday morning with friends from the canicross group and ran Monday evening (the official group run) as well, but I only finally managed to complete the first run of week 8 last night.

It was weird, for starters both my youngest son and husband are on their Christmas breaks so there were people in the house as I was going out, and on top of that, I didn't need to take the dog with me.

Anyhoo off I went, slightly quicker than usual from the start (because I didn't have to give the dog a chance to do her business). Not having her also meant I got to the running part of the evening a lot sooner, so was already settled into a rhythm by the time I hit my first uphill.

I can't say I was quicker over all (because I forgot to stop Map My Fitness when I got home) but it certainly felt like I was, and I had no problem keeping going for the whole 28 minutes. Though I did find myself wondering what the heck I thought I was doing, at around the 10 minute mark.

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  • I was going week 6 run 3 tonight and I found the 10 - 15 minute section the hardest! I started wondering why I was putting myself through this, then I got over that and carried on!!

    Anyway - well done you - you're nearly there!!! :)

  • We both did it, we deserve a pat on the back!

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