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C25K : week 5 : Run #2 ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

Really pleased to have completed Week 5 run #2 with relative ease. Was going to repeat this run but Iโ€™ve decided to have a go at run # 3. The way Iโ€™m trying to look at is that it is one minute less than today in total and instead of a 5 minute fast walk I just need to keep running for 4 minutes between the two eight minutes instead. I need mechanisms like this in my head to keep things in perspective. I made sure to keep up a really good pace during the walk so that Friday wonโ€™t seem so much harder.

I followed the advice of peeps on here to keep my running pace really slow (quite an achievement as Iโ€™m not very fast anyway) and I will make sure to do that again on Friday.

The support here is fab so thought I would share my experience for anyone else about to do Week 5, run 2.

I loved today fingers crossed for Friday.

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Iโ€™ve also just completed WK5 run 2 this morning. Although looking at run three it looks a bit scary!

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Good luck. Letโ€™s do this!

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I will check in with you on Friday!! Knees are feeling a bit sore today

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Cool. Hope your knees recover today. Maybe icing them would help?

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Felt exactly the same way after W5R2 but persevered and did manage run 3 last night, much to my amazement! The last two minutes were a slog but hang on in there - you can do it.

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Well done you. I will do my best ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Let us know how you get on, Iโ€™m just into week 5 so really interested how your strategy works

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Will do ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Hi, just to say I like your thinking ๐Ÿ˜Š I'm also doing W5R3 tomorrow (Friday), it seemed daunting at the start of the week but after doing R2 with, like you, relative ease, I'm really looking forward to R3 now!

Good luck with your run!

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You too! Letโ€™s do this ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป

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