So much for "longer runs will let me pace myself" - Couch to 5K

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So much for "longer runs will let me pace myself"

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W5R2: the 8 minute runs. I said that this would give me the chance to slow down to the pace I need to run at. It worked for the first part of the run, up a rise into the breeze, but downhill with the breeze behind me (and Laura telling me that I only had a minute to go at the end of it) I did at nearly a minute/km under my "I can plod along like this easily" pace. No wonder the second run was tough!

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Good run... downhills are harder to keep pace, but you completed! That pace will become your comfortable pace in time, it’s nice to have a preview of it 😂

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