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I am halfway through the C25K program, but my endurance is a lot better than I anticipated and I am finding the workouts a little too easy. I am doing a 15 minute jog 10 minute walk on my off days - probably going to increase the jogging time starting on Monday.
My short term goal is to run a 5K.
Medium term is a triathalon - 5K run, 10K bike, 5K swim
Long term is to run a 10K and see what happens from there!
"Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion.
You must first set yourself on fire."
Wow! I thought this was the "Beginners Running Club"...yall blew me out of the water with your routines. I am at the tail end of the C25K, having trouble with running for more than 25 minutes.
I run Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I walk on other days and do strength and resistance training. Sunday is my day off.
"We are twice armed if we fight with Faith"
"Don't ever let your fear grow larger than your faith"
I am currently working on training for a 10K next month...then I want to do a 1/2 (thanks, AMY!! LOL). Not sure when I'll start training for that yet, though. My goal is to run 3x a week. Not focusing on mileage right now...that will come with 1/2 marathon training! EEK!
Life never gives you more than you can handle. Accept challenges with grace and know that you are stronger for overcoming them.
"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is that quiet voice at the end of the day saying: I will try again tomorrow."
*GIG EM!* **GO STEELERS!!**
My running is in between stages right now. I am trying for a 5k run that is under my 30 minute PR! I am registered for a 5k every Sat. in May (one is an 8k), 3 Sat.'s in June, and 3 Sat.'s in July! I WILL GET THERE! I run outside, but do speed and hills on my treadmill!
Now I am also getting mentally prepared to start training for a half marathon beginning Monday.
Let's see what occurs!
Edited by: AMYBOBAMY1 at: 5/14/2009 (09:50)
just completed my first full marathon 10-9-10!
I am in week 6 of the 1 hour runner program. Then, I plan to work on the 10K training program - starting in July. So, right now my running is based on time. When I begin the 10K program, I will run based on distance.
I'm just returning to running and do it all outdoors. I'm doing the couch to 5k program three times a week. I walk 30 minutes on the other days.
Kay from Tennessee
I never measured my miles... it is all about time for me. If I ran 30 mins it was a great run for me. Now I run 1hr 30 mins at the same run and I am very happy. Good luck, hope I answered your question.
I just started running a few weeks ago. My routine is:
run at 4.7mph 10 mins
run at 4.8 mph 10 mins
run at 4.7 mph 10 mins
My goal: Run 3 miles at 5.2mph
Don't stop when you are tired, stop when the workout is done!