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Couch-to-5K W7D1

Monday, November 30, 2009

I tried W7D1 outside in the cold yesterday. It wasn't super cold (45), but I couldn't do it. I had to walk twice to catch my breath and even then I only made it 20 minutes. And my pace is incredibly slow. I'll be using the treadmill for my next 2 runs since it will only be in the 30's this week in the early morning. I know I'll be able to do it on the treadmill and at a faster pace than outside. Maybe I'll just have to finish C25K on the treadmill and then I'll work on pushing myself to go faster before I try it outside again.
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RWETHAIRYET 11/30/2009 2:11PM

    I thought, after getting through week 5 and 6, that week 7 would be a piece of cake. I was wrong!
I'll be repeating week 7 this week. Much like you I just couldn't keep my breath/feel the pace for days 2+3. They tell me it happens...so I'll just go out tomorrow and try week 7 again!

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KKP4673 11/30/2009 2:04PM

    Good for you that you're setting your goal and continuing to work through the obstacles!! Way to go!! --The hills and my pace have me so incredibly discouraged with my "running form," but I'm pretty determined to get there!!

Go for it!! emoticon

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RUNNING4MYLYF 11/30/2009 1:46PM

    It is remarkable the difference cold weather and being outdoors makes, isn't it? I will do W7D1 tomorrow. I think I'm just going to do the treadmill, like you, and move outdoors once I've gotten my speed up a little on the treadmill.

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