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I've used the Couch25k program and I think it works but I have to admit I haaate the music. I'm going to be jog/walking- seeing how long I can sustain a jog and then trying to build from there. What works well for me is also one song jogging/running one song walking.
This is also a goal of mine- I'd be more than happy to buddy up with you for it. Best of luck!
Edited by: JESSIEJUICE at: 12/10/2010 (15:13)
A lot of people swear by Couch to 5K. There are also plenty of other plans out there. Do a search for Hal Higdon or Jeff Galloway 5K Training Plans, for example. Good luck. You have plenty of time. You can do it!
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the path of the weak becomes a steppingstone in the path of the strong.
- Thomas Carlyle
5K - 23:45 (6 races)
10K - 50:12 (3 races)
10 Mile - 1:27:07 (2 races)
Half Marathon - 1:56:35 (1 Race)
Couch to 5k is a great program designed to slowly increase your timing and mileage (small goals). I used it in the beginning to prepare for my first 5k and have started it again as I'm coming back from an injury that has kept me out for the last month.
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
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08/13/2011Ovarian Cancer Run 5K
10/1/2011 JAX USMC Half
11/5/2011 Kings Bay 5K
11/11/2011 Fisher House 5K
2012 RACE SCHEDULE
03/17/2012 Shamrock Scamper
3/24/2012 Scope it Out
5/30/2012 Freedom 8k
7/4/2012 Melon Miler 5k
10/6/2012 Jax USMC Half
11/18/2012 Women's Running Mag 5k
I have ran 5K's in the past, but got off track with working out and jogging. I need to set goals for the future so running a 5K sounds like a good one. I just need to set smaller goals first, in order to meet my main goal. Any suggetions?