Oct 03 2014
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Couch to 5k Progress: Week Six Recap

This is the 6th week of my Couch to 5k journey. I still hate running though. Sure, I love the feeling of accomplishment I get after finishing a run. But — I definitely don’t lose myself in running, or feel a “high” from it.

Week 6, Day 1 – Monday, September, 29, 2014

2.05mi • 34min • 16:35 pace

Active’s Couch to 5k Activity Training: Brisk 5-minute warmup walk. Jog 5 minutes; Walk for 3 minutes; Jog for 8 minutes; Walk for 3 minutes; Jog for 5 minutes. Brisk 5-minute cool-down walk.

I ran over 2 miles today, making this run my best distance thus far!!

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Week 6, Day 2 – Wednesday, October 1, 2014

1.97mi • 33min • 16:45 pace

Active’s Couch to 5k Activity Training: Brisk 5-minute warmup walk. Jog 10 minutes; Walk for 3 minutes; Jog for 10 minutes. Brisk 5-minute cool-down walk.

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Week 6, Day 3 – Friday, October 3, 2014

2.03mi • 32min • 15:45 pace

Active’s Couch to 5k Activity Training: Brisk 5-minute warmup walk. Jog for 22 minutes. Brisk 5-minute cool-down walk.

Ran at “home home” (Baltimore at my parents’ house) this morning — prior to working remotely since tonight is Kol Nidre — for my 2nd workout without running intervals … and I got my best pace so far!! 🙂

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And – linking back to my nine week training schedule to link up with all of my other couch to 5k weekly recaps.

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