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Retry of 6.3

Retry of 6.3

Didn't manage it again today, tried to run slower but only added a minute on and got to 21 mins and gave up: not sure if it's the hills on my route or psychological - as both days I have stopped at the end on my road!

Sunday I am trying a flatter route which takes me right away from home, so if I dont manage the run I will have to walk back fingers crossed that works.

I will keep retrying until I succeed, onwards and upwards!

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I think there could well be something in what you say abotu getting back to your road - your mind says 'we're home now, time to finish' and it's amazing how the mind can overrule the legs! It's all good practice though - so be proud of what you've achieved, and have fun on Sunday :)

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My mind certainly over rules my legs

You have now ran for 5mins (Jo tells me ?) 😳 NO I have ran for more than 5 minutes 😡

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Oh yes, those trainers/coaches definitely work on a different timescale to my little(!) legses! And just how long exactly is that "last 60 seconds" I'd like to know??? ;)

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I know what you mean, I'm sure that last 60 seconds is the same length as the rest of the run!

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For sure! :D

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Fingers crossed...try to relax and enjoy the new route:)

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A lot of us avoided the hills like the plague in the plan, and then introduced them afterwards. So a new route maybe the magic ingredient...

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Well done for not giving up! You'll get there.

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