I know this is early but there are probably some 5xs rejects, deferred places or golden bonders around.
I am a 5x reject and starting out running again after a long lay off with a squished disc, hence the run/walk.
I will be following the John Bingham Run/walk schedule from marathon running for mortals but as that is a 20 week programme I am using the next 7 weeks to ease myself in to regular training again.
I hope there are some other run walkers out there to keep me company and for mutual support and help.
Any way, I started out today with 5 lots of 2/1 with 5 min warm and cool.
Hi JJ! Remember me from the sub 5 thread? I may have been using the name Debbs then. I was only wondering the other day where you were these days.............
Sorry to hear about your disc trouble. How you doing now?
Doing fine thanks Debbs, and I do remember you
I had a bit of a relapse in July, lifting somethingb too heavy again but no twinges since then so I'm easing my self back into training.
This morning was another milestone. If I am going to finish my marathon training I'm going to have to be an early morning runner. Soooo this morning I was up at 6 and out the door.
Well done! I do lots of running early in the morning too especially in the summer when I just can't run in the heat.
You should pop into the sub 5 thread and say hello - there are still people on there that were there a couple of years ago! Bet they would love to hear from you..............
Looks like we both have the same sort of goals. I have the next 14 weeks to lose a bit of weight and just get the old legs moving again.
I had keyhole surgery on both knees late 2004 and have been very inactive since. Plus i am having real blister problems on my soles and that has been my problem.
Time for excuses is over.
I was on the 4 30 plan last time, and was well on plan until the knees said no way dude. Did the 2004 race in 5 hours 6 seconds in the end, and boy did it rain.
This week I am run / jog ( what is running ) 1 minute walk 4, repeat 4 times. There is no way I can run for 5 mins in one go, that is going to takes months. In fact I did the last race on the 10 jog 1 walk which got less run and more walk until at the end it was walk 10 jog 30 seconds. Was I in pain last time 30 mins for last 2 miles. I was so sure I would break 5 hours.
Why do we put our selves through it !!!!
Bit tired today as I did my 5 x 2/1 Run Walk then cycled the 6 miles to work.
Going to try 3 miles tomorrow as I have been managing around 2 miles in the week
Slow and steady
Visit the official Runner's World page
Follow Runner's World on Twitter
Other Natmag-Rodale Sites
Run For Charity
About Runner's World
Runner's World is a publication of Hearst Magazines UK which is the trading name of The National Magazine Company Ltd, 72 Broadwick Street, London, W1F 9EP. Registered in England 112955. All rights reserved.
Website powered by: Immediate Media Company Ltd. | © Runner's World 2002-2013 |