The Couch to 5K really is a neat program so it's pretty cool that there are a few of us who may do this "together".
Therese said: This is exactly what I have been looking for!! Thanks Jamie! What days will you be running and will you be running in the morning? Land or treadmill?
I totally want to do this with you! Well, from afar!
Yes, Therese, join! Join! I talked with Jason and we figured out that I can go exercise as soon as he gets home from work on Mondays and Wednesdays and my third day will be Sundays. The workouts are about 30 mins. I plan on jogging outside in my neighborhood as long as the weather is good. If it is raining or something I can always use the treadmill in the garage, but I really prefer to be outside.
As far as morning exercise, I DO like exercising in the morning however I just don't have the willpower to wake up before the kids. I know that if I structured things around morning workouts that I'd only last a week.
Lauren said: wanna do it. 5Ks are my kind of race. the last time i did it was when h was just a baby.
i'm gonna try and locate my 6 year old running shoes!
Very cool! I've never done any races before so this is a totally new thing for me.
Here are some upcoming events that look like fun-
Family Fun Run in San Dimas
Turkey Trot at Bonelli Park
Shannon said: Can't wait to hear how it goes ... and wowee - your first race is even a week earlier than mine! You're my hero! ;>
(Just finished W2D2 workout today ... so far, so good!)
P.S. If you have an iPod, there are FREE podcasts designed specifically for this program. Then you don't have to worry about keeping track of the intervals - the music cues you! podrunner.com is one, but there are others if you google it. Oh, and there's a Couch to 5K group on FB, too! :)
Hero, ha ha! Since I won't be all the way through the program when the first event comes up, I'm thinking that I might just do whatever workout I'm scheduled to do for that day. I'm looking forward to these new experiences though!
Thanks for the iPod and FB tip. That's really great. I'm asking for an iPod for Christmas. Believe it or not I'm still sporting a WalkMan. It's ridiculous. So I need to get with technology and figure out how to download songs and stuff. I'll get there!
Jason surprised me with a cool gift today. It is a Sportline Fitness watch that has a stop-watch feature so I can keep track of my running intervals. And it's purple too :)
Iris said: I saw the schedule, very briefly. So are you working on the schedule at your own pace? Or are you in a group?
I'm doing this on my own but I'm going to follow their workout recommendations. It says that if you get to a certain week and it starts getting hard, to just keep at that level for as long as you need to. I plan on doing that if I need it.
Sonja said: Obviously, I'm drunker than I thought, but I want to do this with you. Maybe we can do our workouts separately during the week and then together on Saturday?
LOL :) No you aren't drunk, just random remember? I'm going to do the weekend run on Sunday because I switched my class day from Sunday to Saturday afternoons. Last Sunday I went at 8:30 am. Let me know what you think.