I started this at the end of March, having been encouraged by a graduate! And I never thought I would do the longer runs. I "broke away" at week 8 with my own music carefully timed from itunes, and the following week downloaded "CardioTrainer" for free - recommend it. I now run up and down hills to vary my styles and give my knees and muscles a change of scene. I have continued to improve and can do 5Km in 31 mins, and am now going to try and increase my distances rather than shorten my 5K time.
I can't praise this series of podcasts enough. It truely works - and I am pleased to tell anyone who cares to listen. I haven't lost an ounce of weight, but as my little helper on my phone tells me I have run 52.5km in May in total it must be doing some good! Keep going you new starters!