Week 6 run 1 - I thought it was okay - Couch to 5K

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Week 6 run 1 - I thought it was okay

Goforitmama
GoforitmamaGraduate
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Maybe I'm a freak, I have read so many posts saying week 6 run 1 was a struggle. I did it today, and quite enjoyed it. I put my stats into my app and my pace was slower, but I enjoyed the run.

I ran a different route and maybe the hill slowed me down, but then the free run on the downhill should have made up for that. The different route meant that I had a little way to go by the time my run was over, so I ran a little further because my legs felt okay.

I'm not getting smug here, because I might really hit the wall on my next run. πŸ˜…

Staying happy and humble - gofotitmama

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Got it tomorrow πŸ˜–πŸ˜– well done as dreading it ...

Goforitmama
GoforitmamaGraduate in reply to Chevvy

Nice and steady pace, all those other posts told me to treat this run with some respect. Good luck!

DLMZ
DLMZGraduate

You’re not smug. Be proud of your achievement! Well done 😁

Goforitmama
GoforitmamaGraduate in reply to DLMZ

Thanks, just don't want to sound like I'm boasting because I'm not at all.

Hidden
Hidden in reply to Goforitmama

No - not boasting at all. Why shouldn't you celebrate your highs as well as everyone else. Good on ya!

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Well done.. I loved it when the longer runs came along... well done you.onward and upward:)

GoGo_JoJo
GoGo_JoJoModerator

Great!! It's just the going back to a split run makes it feel harder after the buzz of the 20min run.

The new route and going cautious will have helped I'm sure. You're on your way now though! Keep it up, you're doing great πŸ‘πŸ˜

Goforitmama
GoforitmamaGraduate in reply to GoGo_JoJo

Thanks πŸ˜€

Hidden
Hidden

Well done! We r all different- I don't think everyone found that one hard. I think I did mainly coz I was on such a high from W5R3. Mind you I've just found R2 just as hard..... it's great that you enjoyed it. Good luck & keep us posted with the rest of W6.

Bridget007
Bridget007Graduate

Well done! You will be fine on the next run too πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ

Elfe5
Elfe5Graduate

You are certainly not a freak! Well done you! πŸ˜€That was my favourite run simply because ( after the 20mins) I knew that I could do it & went out feeling confident. Enjoy the rest of W6.πŸ˜ƒ

Got it later today and dreading it πŸ˜–πŸ˜–

Goforitmama
GoforitmamaGraduate

Nothing wrong with some respect for this run. Let me know how you go. Good luck

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