After a holiday and some time out I was unsure where to fit back in, thanks to advice on this site, I decided to see how far I could run and go from there.
I managed a 25 minute run on Tuesday which was a stretch and my pace had slowed somewhat but it had been a few weeks since I had managed to run for that long without stopping.
Today I ran round a track for the first time to gauge how far I was actually running. I managed 10 and 3/4 laps in 28 mins. If I had realised how far I'd actually run I would have pushed and made it 11 laps, have no doubt I can make that next time which means I am probably 1/2 a lap shy of 5K in 30mins and I am soooooo pleased !!
Everyone on here has their own goals which is awesome, mine is to not only run for 30mins but to run 5k (or there abouts), I do an active job so although I couldn't run for a bus prior to starting this programme, perhaps was not starting from nothing (and I do have a tendancy to be lazy if I can be !!) so felt I had to push myself to run the distance as well.
The track was strange, it was slightly boring but inspiring too because I spent so much of it working out how far I'd run (and failing as I couldn't do the meters to Km conversion in my head !!)
Thanks to everyone for their advice earlier in the week, it really helped. On Tuesday I couldn't have run for more than 25mins, today I didn't feel too bad at 25mins but couldn't run further than 28mins. I CAN'T WAIT to be able to run for 30 mins !!