I graduated through WK9 Run3 whilst in Thailand for a month. In truth I had got halfway through week 8 and then had torn a hamstring in the middle of September. Rest and physio got me back up and in the gyms of various hotels in October. I achieved my WK9 Run3 on a treadmill.
I was never happy running on a treadmill as I like the fresh open air. Also a chair of the local residents committee I get to keep an eye on what is going on as I run round.
On my return from Thailand another disaster Ulcers in my left leg from a mosquito bite, these spread from one leg to the other and the scarring has only really just gone away.
I was devastated but as soon as I was fit enough to run was out of the door thinking I would have to go back at least to WK6. No worries there as I pushed myself on through the 30 minutes that I never thought I could achieve.
Now two weeks on I have run three times a week always 40 minutes and have also done 2 Parkruns.
I am slow in the Parkruns but not the slowest. I wish to go on and would love to run a 10K in the surrounding area of Pau/Biarritz some time next year.
How do I bridge the gap?