I graduated in early January and have been consolidating my runs since. I didn’t have any major interruptions during C25K (apart from a bout of food poisoning 😬), but soon after graduation went on holiday and couldn’t do 3x30. But I did what I could and got back into running as soon as I returned. Couple of weeks ago I was felled by a cold and couldn’t run for 5 days. Life will blooming interfere with our plans! But, when I could I got back out and put in another week of 3x30.
Today was my first run without the C25K app - I’ve been repeating the graduation runs (using different coaches for variation) as I’ve needed the encouragement and the timings, and also my first run without music - tried a podcast to see how that worked. AND I added 5 mins - so ran for a full 35 mins (and some exercises on the machines in the park) so I’m very pleased with myself for that! I continue to run slowly and am enjoying the Japanese slow jogging technique - I felt I could have run for longer. But I’d reread IannodaTruffe’s after C25K post this morning and the 10% rule - and just being very careful as a new runner.
It is amazing 3 months ago I thought the 1 min run would kill me. So for all you starting out or part way through - you’ll get there and beyond!