I did it and I didn’t feel like I was going to die!
Week 2 involves a 5 minutes walking warm up and then intervals of 90 seconds running and then 120 seconds walking.
I was able to do all of the 90 minute runs and most of the time I would be able to get through without checking the time. It was definitely harder, but not as hard as my first day when I had never run before.
One thing that I’m definitely working on is trying to slow my running pace. I’m trying to build up running endurance and sometimes I definitely run too fast and then tire myself out.
I’m definitely feeling better about this whole thing. It’s hard for me to imagine running for 3 miles straight.
I did sign up for my first 5K today. I’m going to do the Somerville Jingle Bell Run on December 16th.
I was originally going to do a different race, but of all things my mother wants to be there for my first race so I had to pick one that she would be in town for. I think it’s really sweet that they want to support me like that.