Well done on the Great Yorkshire Run
My thoughts - if you are contemplating a half marathon and like to have a training plan to follow then it makes more sense to start training for a half. It won't have any detriment on completing a 10K should you choose that as your next race instead, whereas the same can't be said for following a 10K plan for a half marathon. Does that make sense?
Having said that, I've never used training plans and managed the jump from a 10K to a half without running anything further than 8 miles in training
Not at all! As long as you don't hibernate for the winter there's plenty of time to train for a half
I'm thinking of doing Silverstone as well - it fills up quickly from previous experience and there can be issues in getting there, so plan well ahead!
Jason- not much point starting back at the beginning of a 10k plan if you've just done one, as you would end up cutting back your mileage - either find a plan to step you up to the next level at 10k- eg an "intermediate" rather than beginners, or go for the half plan as suggested.
If you don't have a race in mind yet, just gradually build your mileage/ days per week running- eg if you were doing 4 days, can you step up to 5? But do it with mostly slow running. Then you'll be in a better position to benefit from the next plan, hopefully without having damaged yourself from endless "hard" training.
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