B210k W5R1

I said on Thursday I would probably go for B210k Week 5 even though I had done two of the week 4 runs (and two thirds of the third run). 22 minutes x 2 didn't sound so bad after doing three lots of 18 minutes. And so it proved. 8.78k in 45m 10s is possibly my best run yet. It felt like hard work but maybe that is why the distance worked out so well. I kept the app going during the one minute walk interval so feel extra pleased from that too. Run 2 is on Tuesday and is 2 x 25 minutes. It will be interesting to see if I can keep up the pace on the increasingly long runs, though it might be worth remembering the lesson of one of the C25k+ runs (Speed) where you slow right down after the faster interval runs and simply doing that if the faster pace feels too difficult. I always say the point is to build the endurance required to get to 10k in the 60 minutes.

Thanks for reading and happy running!!

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  • well done Janda - can you tell me where I can find the B210K plan?

  • Try this link for the podcasts I have been using: couchto5k.healthunlocked.co...

  • James -- I am truly impressed. Very well done :-)

  • Thanks Delia, so am I. Well, I'm amazed really, given where I was around six months ago. Thanks. James

  • Well done James-streaking ahead again!

    Keep on Running :-)

    Colette x

    PS Enjoy half term hols :-)

  • Thanks Colette. Cheers. James

  • Excellent progress James!!! :-) We just did our last week 5 run which consisted of 2-30 minute sessions. I'm not near a 10K distance, but like you said, I am impressed where I am compared to 6 months ago. You are doing fantastic! Gayle

  • Hi Gayle. Great to hear from you again and glad that you are still going strong with the B210k. I am sure you'll make the 10k in your own time. Just remember I haven't done the full thing yet: got to do the full thing running to feel I really have achieved it. Anyway, best of luck to you and Steve. All the best. James

  • Well done! It's real hard work so hats off to you for cracking it

    I've stalled in my attempts to progress from week 3. Not for the want of trying though

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