Day 65 – 7:06am

I’m entering Week 9 of my Couch-to-5K app training. I’m tackling my first 5K next month. The end is near…

I Got Off The Couch

No, I didn’t disappear. I did take a few days off, however.

My weekend didn’t quite turn out as expected, so no runs to report. I didn’t go running yesterday morning because I ended up walking to work (1st time ever!!), which garnered me over 5,000 steps and almost 5km.

This morning, though, I was ready to tackle WEEK 9 of the Couch-to-5K app. I didn’t feel like doing it…I suppose multiple days away from running can do that to a person if they’re not motivated to do it. Once I was out there, I felt like I couldn’t wait for it to be finished. My right knee hurt. My left shin hurt. I felt like I was going to throw up a couple of times. I felt like I was pushing myself by going faster than I had been going.

BUT I DID IT!!

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2 thoughts on “Day 65 – 7:06am

  1. One bit of advice, don’t get hung up on continuous running, 10min running, 1min walking is perfectly fine for lifetime personal fitness and you may find your total race time is just the same or better than continuous running, this is especially true for longer distances.

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