My first run this week was run 1 of week 6...... and it was tough. After run 3 of week 5 (20 mins running without walking) I expected w6 r1 (5mins running / 8 mins running / 5 mins running) to be a breeze. This was far from the case. My legs felt heavy but I stuck it out and completed it. I felt tired after the run. Probably my hardest run of the programme so far.
Yesterday was week 6 run 2 (10 mins running / 10 mins running) and I feared the worst. Before I started I was worried my legs wouldn't be up for it. Just as I left the front door I ran straight into a heavy shower. It would have been easy to turn round and go back home but I was already soaked through. The legs did feel a little stiff to begin with but after 2 or 3 minutes running they felt good. I finished the run and really enjoyed it. The fatigue experienced with the previous run was gone. Back on track!
Just had a look at my next run, it is a 25 min run with no walking. From now to the end of the c25k programme there are no runs with walking breaks! AHHH!