10k run!!!!!! help

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  1. buffydog

    buffydog Silver Member

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    Hi,
    I have just signed up for my first ever run...............10k

    If any one has any advice to offer for a first time runner that would be great.

    I have lost 2 stones in 3 months but still have 20lb left, i have arrived at a standstill with no motivation, so i did this to get my butt into gear,
    I`m actually really excited, but worried as i`ve never run in my life.....lol

    Also if anyone fancies sponsoring me:

    www.run10ksponsorme.org/cleaningaber

    Cleaningaber is my business name, ,y partner is joining me too.

    I have managed to walk 6k today, so gonna try adding in some jogging tom.

    Wish me luck people.
     
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    buffydog Silver Member

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    Wanted to add, that this run is in exactly 10 weeks, any one who`s done this before, do you think this is too soon?
     
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    buffydog Silver Member

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    also i wanted to know how much faster is running than jogging????????

    If that question makes any sense.
     
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    Hi, Good Luck! You could try running three minutes then walking three minutes and alternating. Then as you get better, you can up the running.
     
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    Good luck buffydog! I haven't ever run before but would love to next year. I think you need quite a bit of training/ practice but this will help increase your fitness level. Well done!
     
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    I'm doing the cancer research 10k run in october and have been following the training plan they have on the website - so far it's been going great and my dad and I have made massive improvements since starting and barely being able to run for a minute. It's a 12 week training schedule, and as the first couple of weeks are largely walking I reckon you should be able to use it to get yourself ready in time for your 10k run.

    Good luck!!
     
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