Well, finally managed wk8 run 2 last night after a e day rest from run 1due to tummy bug.
I was really suprised with myself, I left Laura and ran to my own music for the first time. It was a daunting thought at first to do this, but whne I realised after 2 tracks (LMFAO sexy and I know it, and party rock - if you're interested), I was coming up to my 10mins I was really suprised!
Yes my heart rate was up and steady, my breathing was not too bad - bit heavy but what I've come to expect with these runs, and my calves were fins! Usually before 10mins my right calf has started to burn!
Even better is that my other half kept pushing me to increase my pace a little every now and then, which meant by 19.45mins -d passed the boat house which usually take me 20-22mins, and then by 28mins I'd ran futher than I have before - a total of 2.92km!
I'm really happy with what I've done, but still feel like the slowest runner out there. But I'm not going to let myself feel bad about it!
I set off doing this challenge so that I could run the 5k race for life in july. Now I've put a time limit on it - I want to run it in under 50mins. Think that's do-able! If I could get my pace up high enough to do it in 30mins that would be fantastic, but I'll see how I go.
My next challenge for run 3 and week 9 is to get 3km in in underr 30mins.