Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
50,000-59,999 SparkPoints 58,108

2nd week of 5k your way walking program complete

Saturday, April 02, 2011

I completed my 2nd week of training for a 5k that I plan to walk on May 1st. I finished this week with a 2 mile walk and it went great. I actually added some jogging time in with this 2 mile walk and to my surprise I actually like it. I have never been one to run or jog as a form of exercise, but the way I felt afterwards was amazing. I feel energized and have an almost high feeling. I am now thinking that maybe I will jog 1/2 and walk 1/2 of the 5k. Next weeks training will be adding more distance, so I am going to try more jogging and see how it goes. Do I see myself as a potential all out jogger/runner in the future? Who knows, anything is possible.
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
    Sounds like you are doing great! Keep up the good work!

    2023 days ago
    WTG, I hope you csan completed your goal of 1/2 and !/2 I hope to work up to the same. my first 5K of the season was a couple weeks ago and my next one is next Saturday.
    2029 days ago
  • TEDYBEAR2838
    YEA on the attitude. GOOD FOR YOU!

    2030 days ago
    Great job!!! Take it slow though - if you're body ends up wanting to just walk, listen to it. I wouldn't want you to get burned out before you 5K!!

    2030 days ago
  • AMYGALE1982
    Good for you fellow Sparkie!

    I actually start training for my first 5K run Monday. The 5K I am running is an annual run and this year it is on June 4th...leaving me 9 weeks to prepare. I am using the 'from couch to 5K' training may want to look them up on here (they have a SP team).

    Good luck! Keep moving forward!
    2030 days ago

    Comment edited on: 4/2/2011 10:32:13 PM
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment

    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.

More Blogs by SCOUTMOM715