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Dilemma?

Well I got to week 9 run 2 then went on holiday to Salou for 10 nights hoping to run there. Well to cut a long story short I just chilled out on my hols and didn’t run. My question is now I’m back do I attempt week 9 run 3 or do I go back a few weeks ? Any advice would be appreciated :-)

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As weeks 7 and 8 are similar I’d say if you’ve had 2 weeks off it might be wise to do aim for the 25 min run but if you struggle take a mini breather, 60 secs ?and then make a judgment on how you did.

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Week 9 Run 3! 10 days is no time away really - bet you’ll be fine

I went away for 3 weeks and managed to repeat the run I did before I left

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I'd go for the last run. What's the worst that can happen? Anyway, the holiday and rest will probably have done you a lot of good and you'll be raring to go. Not fast though, nice and steady 🙂

Good luck and enjoy 🤗

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I'd have a go at the final run.....! 😎

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Yeah, go for it, you can do it for sure - just take it slow and steady - good luck 😎

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Thanks for all your comments - like you say I’ve got nothing to lose so will see how I go :-)

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It takes at least two weeks before you start to lose condition.

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I was the same r4ch3l, went on holiday for 2 weeks hoping to run whilst away.....was on W8 R1 when I left, was still on that when I returned!! Thought I would just re-do the last few runs again......got on the treadmill, without the app to tell me I was half way through, and did 28 mins.!! Personally I would try for your next run...you'll smash it!

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Well I went and did wk9 run 3 this morning - steady pace and I competed it - yippee !! :-)

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Fantastic and congratulations....3 more runs for me then I'm all done too. Nowhere near the5k in 30 mins though, so that will be my next goal.

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I’m no where near the 5k in 30 minutes neither, but I’m sure I will get faster, I’m just concentrating on doing the 5k if o do it faster then that’s a bonus :-) - good luck with your runs 🏃‍♀️

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