Couch to 5K

Back to square one

Successfully completed the C25K over a year ago although I must admit that after the initial enjoyment and highs I did find it a bit tedious running on my own. Anyway after a series of health problems including terrible nosebleeds, severe anaemia and then hip tendonitis (?) and an Achilles injury I was well and truly out of the habit. Decided to take myself in hand as work is terribly stressful (Am in danger of losing my mind) and I have put on some weight!

So tonight I didn’t allow myself to procrastinate and started week one again. To be fair it was fairly easy but on the advice of the physio a while ago I will stick to the plan and see if I can sustain it this time.

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I’ve started again from week 5 after getting out of the habit. It seemed to go ok...

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Well done. Good for head and body. You could always look at park runs if you want company. They are on Saturday mornings and it kicks your weekend off in a positive way x


The plan is designed as it is for good reasons and deviation is likely to increase injury risk.

Well done for getting back to it.

The guide may help you.


Welcome back. Keep dropping in here for support and a well placed boot when needed


Well done for getting back to it! I find it great for stress job would push me over the edge otherwise!! I got out of habit in October as injured my knee then my back and life just took back to 3 times a week now and building up again gradually. Keep at it keep posting


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