Tag Archives: couch 2 5K

in which i start over. sort of.

One of my friends, K, ┬áhas been talking about starting running. She recently had her second baby and she wanted something to get back into shape. She has seen many of our immediate and extended circles begin with Couch 2 … Continue reading

couch 2 5k: week 9, day 2 {5.6.2013}

One. More. Session. Eeek! It’s probably been a little longer than nine weeks, technically, but in the next day or two, I am going to be an honest to goodness graduate of Couch 2 5K. I am not exactly running … Continue reading

couch 2 5k: week 9, day 1 {4.28.2013}

Sometimes, it’s not about the numbers. The last day of Week 8 was miserable. I hurt, my feet were uncomfortable, I was winded and had a hard time breathing. Despite all the issues, I had my best pace and distance, … Continue reading

couch 2 5k: week 8, day 3 {4.25.2013}

You would think, after more than 30 years, I would have mastered the art of tying shoelaces. You would think. But alas, this run was plagued with issues because of the simple fact that I could not get my laces … Continue reading

couch 2 5k: week 7, day 3 {4.14.2013}

I was ready to run when the sun came up on Sunday morning. Well, almost ready to run. I was awake while it was still dark and it kind of sounded like it was raining, so I thought I might … Continue reading

couch 2 5K: week 7, day 2 {4.11.2013} & first run in the new shoes

I was pretty excited to hit the streets to test drive my new Mizuno Wave Inspires. Oh, and socks. Can’t forget the socks. I headed out around 9:30 and it was already pretty hot. I would guesstimate high 80s. I’ll … Continue reading

couch 2 5k: week 7, day 1 {4.9.2013} & thoughts on the journey

And here we are. We have reached the point of our journey where there are no more intervals. There is just running. I guess we could pretty much call it the point of no return. I can’t believe I made … Continue reading

couch 2 5k: week 6, day 3 {4.7.2013}

I cannot believe Couch 2 5K will be over in three weeks! It seems like just yesterday I was rolling my eyes at having to run for one minute. And on the last day of Week 6, I ran for … Continue reading

couch 2 5k: week 6, day 2 {4.3.2013} & happy 50 mile-versary

I’ll be playing a bit of catch up this week, but by Friday, we should be back on track here on the blog. In real time, however, I would like to take a moment to point out that, since I … Continue reading

couch 2 5k: week 5, day 3 {3.29.2013}.

This was it. My first long run. Twenty minutes, straight. No stopping. I was simultaneously excited and afraid. And nervous. Very, very nervous. It was 39 degrees out, so freezing by my standards. However, the sun was shining and my … Continue reading

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