AnnMarie, I absolutely love your attitude. I wish you luck with your training, and encourage you keep on not caring about how fast you are running. Slow and steady is the path to a lifetime of running.
Oh, and there's no such thing as "only" 1 min run 2 min walk for 10 intervals. That's 10 minutes more running than you were doing the day before yesterday. And it's a great start.
Congratulations, and good luck with your plan. Keep us posted.
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I may attempt to run/walk a 5k in August. I am going to be starting Runner's World 8 Week Beginners Running Program and see how it goes. Luckily there is so much time before August that if I need to repeat a few weeks I can. I am going to do them outside whenever the weather permits. Yesterday I did my first session...it was only 1 min run 2 min walk for 10 intervals but as I live in the hills it was up and down hills which adds a little intesity to it. I have dabbled in running over the last 4 yeras but have always gotten bored or sidetracked but now I have a goal to go for so hopefully that will help. I am so slow but I don't care, I'm only going for consistency first..speed comes later.
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