W6R1 nearly beat me

After the lovely 20 minute run of W5 I didn't like the intervals at all! It was like I had concrete shoes on and getting into a good breathing rhythm was tough. I'm sure it's designed like this to make you do the 25minutes at the end just so you never have to do run 1 again :D

Glad it's done though, I can look forward to more intervals on Thursday *sigh*

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  • Keep the faith, you are almost on the home straight...!🙂

  • After the dreaded week 5, I thought I was invincible until week 6 came along! I did it but it made me realise I was human. By week 7 though I got over confident and kept running til I reached 5k! Realised it was very silly because I needed to stick to the programme and was careful after that. Graduation is just round the corner for you!!

  • I think the programme is very clever, by the time you are doing non stop running the thought of intervals fills us with dread! It felt like I never wanted walk breaks ever again. After graduation, I did have a calf pain which could have stopped me running but I reintroduced walk breaks and it got me through a difficult patch

  • I'm feeling exactry the same.....found today so hard.....going to have an extra days rest and hope day 2 is better....we'll done.....it was hard!!

  • I am so relieved to read this because it was exactly the same for me! After W5R3 I thought this one would be easy! How wrong was I? My legs feel like lead today (ran yesterday) and the run itself was so tough! It's my R2 tomorrow and I am dreading it!

  • Week 6 (the concrete wellie runs)😂 They catch so many of us out after the joy of nailing that third run of week 5.

    Keep at it, these are the final intervals that set you on the cruise through to graduation. You're doing brilliantly!

  • Yes I thought I was going to have panic attack as I was breathing in so fast couldn't get my breathing under control

    Don't know if it was because I was too cocky after w5r3

    Keep going it does get better even though each run was hard

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