Last year I have tried the C25k challenge but never finished it (existing injuries and the cold weather got me stuck at running for 18min only). However, I felt much better, had a more toned body and, despite the injuries I managed to run, which is something I never thought I could do with reduced knee cartilage, incomplete kneecap and a tightrope device on my foot.
This year, to ensure I keep in track but, most importantly, to do something for a good cause I have got myself into a Race for Life which will happen in eight weeks (minus one day).
I intend to squeeze the nine into eight weeks by training every alternate day (rather than 3 days per week), which I believe it is achievable, at least in the first weeks. I hope that a set challenge like Race for Life plus all the donations and support messages I have received for that race will keep the motivation up.
I am taking this race for family and friends, and I feel that I cannot let them down. This is my motivation. If with it I can get fitter, even better (I wouldn't mind losing a few Kg)!
Going for my first run of the week, have a great day!