After VLM - What's next? by judith

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Well VLM has been and gone and I absolutely loved every step of the way and minute of the whole day. A fantastic experience. But the running won't be ...

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    Jul2720148:23 p.m.

    We did our first double figure run since March today and have decided on a run walk strategy for York. Last Sunday we did 8 miles rather slowly but today we got to that 8 mile point 7 mins quicker than last week. Then the wheels came off. We hit the 20% hill on the Guild Wheel and it basically killed us. The next 2 miles took half an hour but hey ho such is life. The more we practice this defined run/walk strategy the easier it will become. We are aming to run 10 mins and walk 3, I know it's psycological but it's knowing you have that recovery and it's not far away so you keep going. 

    So this week we have the last of The Welcome Tavern 5k series, supper included on Tuesday (hot pot or chilli). Then 4/5 miles Wednesday and Thursday and the LSR on Sunday.

    Enjoying the running at the moment especially now it's gone cooler.

    Off for a catch up.

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    • Nick 'Run/walk sounds like a good strategy! Good luck to you and keith!' added 27th Jul 2014

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    • Rob_Barber 'I'm a definite fan and advocate of run / walk. If you didn't already, I reckon it would be worth experimenting with different strategies to find what suits you best. Great to hear you say you're enjoying it :-)' added 27th Jul 2014

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    • HellenH 'Well done on the long run Judith :) sounds like all is on the right track! (We would like just a teeny bit cooler though please!!) ;)' added 28th Jul 2014

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