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Great day to start week 2 of C25k!

Sunday, March 21, 2010

I was looking at our weather forecast for the week ahead and decided that today was the day to begin Week 2 of my C25K program!! It was definitely a step up from last week, but I felt really good throughout the whole run/walk. The 90 second runs went by faster than I thought they would and before I knew it, I was done the podcast. I also liked Podrunner's week 2 music better than week 1. Not sure if the pace was better for me, or I was not so focused on matching my steps to the beat of the music. I have to keep stopping myself from looking too far ahead of myself. I continuously am thinking about how the current run feels pretty good, but how will I feel next week when I have to do 3 mins of running intervals or even way beyond that... will I be able to run a 5k by the end of this?? I have to keep reminding myself to just look at this week's demands and no further. Regardless, it felt great today and I'm so pleased with myself!!
To top it off, I just spotted a male and female cardinal and a bluejay out my window in my back yard. The day just keeps getting better!!! :-)
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SLPCOWGAL72 3/24/2010 8:15PM

    Congrats on moving forward!
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CASHEN9 3/22/2010 2:36PM

    This was the first day of Week 3 for me and I just did the same thing, looking ahead to Week 4 thinking, "Ugh! How will I run 5 min by next week?" But I pushed that out of my head & just did the schedule for today & it felt GREAT! We will be running a 5k in just a few weeks and you get to watch the seasons change in the process!

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TREEBW 3/21/2010 8:52PM

    I'm doing the same as you, going far ahead and thinking 'this is hard, there is no way I can do next week'. But we just keep going and doing and knowing that yes, we will run a 5k!

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