First Walking…Now..Running!

Kili-Run-124So you all know I have a passion for walking. I have for many years and I can’t see that leaving in the near future. However, I wouldn’t consider myself “fit”. I walk on average three to four times a month, not including my time in Spain. So I would consider myself overweight. With Christmas fast approaching (ugh..I dislike that word!), I thought I would give running a shot. I have tried before and failed after I got pains in my legs. Some may say that once you can walk, running will come naturally, but I feel that running is a different ball game as it puts more pressure on the legs (and is less enjoyable!!).

Anyway, a group from work are getting together from tomorrow and starting up a Desk to 5K plan. The hope is that by the 21st of December, I should be able to run 5K uninterrupted. That’s the hope anyway. If I fail, I know that I should stick to walking.

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8 thoughts on “First Walking…Now..Running!

  1. Good luck! I’m not a runner myself, but I did that program once and made it. Now I can’t run again, so I may start it up again…if you can do it, maybe I can do. A por ello, as the Spanish would say! (Go for it would be the closest translation).

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