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I can run the 30 min but it's deff not a 5 k!!
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So, how far are you actually running? (5km is 3.1 miles...)
I'm a very slow runner--always right at the back of the field on every race I've ever run with other people--but I find that I can cover 5K in about 35 minutes. The main idea with the Couch to 5K is that if you can manage the half-hour run at the end, then you can almost certainly push it the small amount further you'll need to get to 5K...
Matt. Splendid Things web guy and Android developer. Started running with Get Running in 2009. Three 10Ks and six half-marathons done since then