After the week of snow and ice it was great to be greeted by warmer mornings and ice free pavements.
This was week 3 of Ju-Jus 10K plan and saw runs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Busy this weekend and didn’t want to miss a run!
Friday was the longer of the 3 runs and this time I was accompanied by gremlins shouting at me on the way around to stop, do it another time and so on but determination got me to the end of the run. I think mentally I was aware that normally I did my long run on a Saturday or Sunday and this gave rise to doubts - so now that I know I can do it I have that in my arsenal against the gremlins for next time.
My midweek run was a 5K and I chose a new route which took in more hills than usual. It was good to set myself a new challenge but it was a tougher run than I had done for a while. I need to get better at running hills so will be doing it again but not for a week or two.
It’s funny when I finished C25K I missed the structure of the plan and now that I am doing another plan it’s a strange mix of enjoying the new goals each week sets and also missing the freedom to do other things. I guess the important thing is that the plan whether C25K programme or something else is a means of achieving our goals and will lead us to new levels with our running and fitness.
Happy running everyone, stay safe and keep believing.