10k's aren't really that bad. 10k races are easier than 5k races in my opinion. 5k's you go out fast and 10k's you tend to start out slower. Just keep at it and you'll be running 6 and thinking about doing 10 in no time!
You'll do it. It's not hard. Really. Just keep at it, and soon you'll even be running double digits!
She woke up one morning and threw away all her excuses... ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ CURRENT PRs: 3K: 16:28 5K: 27:13 10K: 58:10 HM: 2:14:00 MAR: 5:54:00 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ UPCOMING RACES: Aug 9, 2014: Oly Distance AG National Championships Sep 7, 2014: Sprint Tri Oct 12, 2014: Iron Horse Half Marathon Nov 1, 2014: Monumental Marathon May 16, 2015: Horse Capital Marathon
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And I'm completely nervous about it. In the last 2 years I've run 3 5k races. Throughout the winter I haven't been consistently running so I'm starting back up as the weather has improved, but this time I want to challenge myself by training for a 10k. I'm using the Pink10K app, which starts me out running a 5k--Perfect!
But now I'm looking for 10ks in my area to keep me focused and the course maps are completely intimidating. The thought of running 6 miles blows my mind. I have to remind myself that I had those same thoughts as I was training for my first 5k. But I'm going to need some help and support from you guys to get me there.
April 16, 2012=194lbs; April 17, 2012= Matthew is born! May 2014=165lbs
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