I am Sam(antha) and I'm from London, England which means I am constantly cold and battling the rain.
Tonight I am going to do run 1, week 1 (again). I started the C25K programme a couple of weeks ago and the next day got really sick and have only just recovered! (I was given anti-biotics and everything!). I have started blogging about my efforts as a bit of an amusing diary of the programme which I hope will:
a) encourage me to keep it up
b) help others who start the programme.
I'm 26 years old and the reason I am starting the app is because I need to lose some weight and because I am doing the race for life in Hyde Park in July. I'd really like to be able to actually run the race for life rather than walk it. There is also the peer pressure that is my family. They all go running and I am the slob who sits on the sofa watching crap TV shows.
Please have a look at my blog: www.samanthapriestruns.blogspot.com
Lots of love
So, here goes!
I have currently lost around 30kg's in weight and now attempting to run!
So far so good! I have never been able to run due to the weight that I was carrying. For the last 3/4 months i have been walking 3km every day, so now its time to 'up' the pace!
I am in week 1, i finished run 3. Monday I start week 2. Yikes! Can i make those 1.5 minute runs!? YES, i can!!
I don't think I can recreate the humour and style that was in my first post , so I'm just going to say:
I'm Lucy - living in London - started the programme 2 weeks ago and loving it - hoping to go from a lardy wheezy non runner to a natural athlete with this programme, and I look foward to sharing my progress with you!
Thanks for the app - I love it!
I am Brian, live in Central Scotland and have decided running is for me.
After joining the gym in August 2010, I have (in spite of work consuming most of my life!) managed to keep steady and reliable and heading for a target of 150 visits or running sessions this year.
I have been "running" outdoors and have completed week 3 of Get Running, using RunKeeper to log my distances etc.
Excellent app, easy to follow and works with other apps on my iPhone, including iPod, perfectly.
Looking forward to week 4, although will be a challenge. Although weeks 1, 2, and 3 have been difficult in their own respect, several times I have done to sessions back to back so I am hoping week 4 will be where the pace starts to make me REALLY struggle!
Anyway, good reading about everyone else's progress. Inspiring book if you need it is:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0099 ... ss_product
I'm MrsG and have been mentally struggling with getting fit for ages.
Love my iPhone so this App was the way to go!
1st day of my spring holidays today so I downloaded the App downloaded 101 Ruinning songs and got out there!
It was a slog but I added a bit more recovery and tried my best with the runs.
Am feeling motivated to get fit & loose weight. Think i'll do the stretching sessions from my Xmas fitness DVD tomorrow to help make run 2 a wee bit easier!!
I know it's a big goal to be setting but over the years I would like to move on to marathons and ultra marathons. What can I say? I'm not happy unless I am pushing my self as far as I can.