Hi - I completed the couch to 5k last year, and then broke my ankle.
I've started again this year and get out 3 times a week I have gone and entered the regency10k on April the 7th. Currently have got to the 5k mark again. With 8 and a bit weeks to go, whats the best way to get me up to 10k.
Some people have suggested increasing each run by 5 minutes each time, others increase the distance by say 0.5k.
I expect its personal preference etc, but would welcome advice. Currently 5k is about 33 minutes, is a sub 60minute 10k realistic?
If you're not covering the distance with 8 weeks to go, don't worry about time on the day. Just enjoy it and get a time to beat in the future.
It doesn't really matter whether you increase time or distance. When I was first building up I went on time, as I couldn't be bothered working out distances! Now I go by distance.
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