Hi! I'm on week 8 of couch to 5k now (run 2 tomorrow), and I've made it through every run so far. I'm really struggling with pace - I seem to be averaging about 8:30 per km, which I know is really slow. Instead of pushing through at my natural pace when the runs got longer, I just seemed to slow down and now I can't seem to speed up again.
I'm usually a rower, but obviously can't row at the minute and I've always been bad at running so I thought I'd give this a go. It's helped my running but I know from rowing races I have the endurance to run so I'm not sure why I'm finding it hard? I also seem to recover so quickly - in the last 5 minutes of running I feel like there's no way I can run any faster, yet after 30 seconds of walking I'd feel ready to run the whole thing again at the same pace?
This is my first post on here, and I'd be so grateful if anyone's had the same experience!