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Posted by Esther Trackman on 16 January 2014
Two weeks in. According to the 10k training plan I should be able to run two miles by now. I’m not far off - my last run was 1.73miles, 19 minutes and 13 seconds of continuous running (I think measuring my distance to two decimal places is acceptable at this point!). So as a previously committed non-runner, how have I found these two weeks? The most surprising thing is not that I’ve enjoyed it, but that I can’t actually think of anything bad to say about my introduction to running. There was one day when I thought I was going to get a...
Posted by Esther Trackman on 08 January 2014
My aim for my first run was half a mile, and I’m pleased to say I wasn’t far off. I think at this stage my main objective was just to break past the barrier of the ‘first run’. A simple lap of my local park was enough to satisfy me that I am capable of the act of running, which is enough for me for now! After five minutes as I neared the half mile I ended the run feeling pretty out of breath and rather in awe of all our Team MRF runners doing 5ks, half marathons, and even a full marathon (or more!) but I am now feeling even more determined...
Posted by Esther Trackman on 23 December 2013
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