Week 4...........Done!

Week 4...........Done!

After an appalling W4R2 on Monday, I stepped outside with trepidation yesterday evening to do W4R3 and it was AM-AZ-IMG!

The previous poor run was really playing on my mind & I had convinced myself that I was nowhere near ready for the trials & tribulations of W5 & all it entails. Well, I decided to ignore all that negativity & just flew (at a snail’s pace, you understand). At the end of the last 5 min run, I decided to see how long I could continue running for, thinking if I could make it to 7.5 mins, W5 wouldn’t seem so bad. So I carried on plodding, sort of in this mythical zone that I hear people talking about. Next thing I know, I had run throughout the whole 5 min cool down. "YES, 10MINUTES" I shouted at the top of my voice down the quiet country lane. Me, the one who nearly collapsed on W1R1 with exhaustion, had just run continuously for 10 whole minutes. I was, & still am elated & can’t stop smiling. I have had my 1st Forrest Gump moment.

W5 doesn’t seem quite so scary now. I love this feeling!

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  • Well done and keep going, this absolute joy is repeated more and more as you go through the plan, especially wek 6 run 3. I couldn't stop grinning all day and felt so proud of myself.

    So nice to hear others feel the same, thanks :-)

  • all I can say is WOW! That is really something. I'm due to start week 4 on Sunday and am rather scared! You have inspired me