W5R3 - but does it count???

I was so nervous about not completing the 20 minute run through tiredness/dehydration, that I drank a ton of water before leaving the house. Needless to say, 10 minutes into the run I had to do a 'Paula Radcliffe' and slip behind a tree for a comfort break! I peed as fast as I possibly could and think I only stopped 15 seconds! I continued the second half of the run in a lot more comfort and threw in another 2 minutes for good measure.

Disappointed with the pit-stop but I shall continue onto week 6 - and I'm excited!!!!


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7 Replies

  • I'm almost 99.9% positive it counts enough to move on to week 6 and I am 100% tickled to read your blog! Such a visual! ;-) WELCOME TO WEEK!!

  • Should read welcome to week 6!!!!! :-)

  • So you'll get your angst-free buzz from completing w6r3 rather than w5r3 ...your p-break just put back that "first loooong run done elation" by a week ... but you know you could have done it. Next run should be w6r1

  • Haha thats priceless, well done on getting going again. Its a nightmare feeling needing the loo when your out running, makes me sweat all the more ;)

  • Of course it counts! Enjoy your continued journey.

  • Thanks, everyone - looking forward to W6! That's just typical me, like cramming for exams. Don't drink a thing all day then drink 2 pints before a run! I guess I'll learn to pace it... luckily the farmer in the field around the corner was too busy tending to his goats to notice!

  • .. as long as the tree was no where near a main road!! love this. :-)

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