How many times have you found yourself thinking: " I know what, I really quite fancy doing some sprint intervals tonight "? If you're anything like me, I suspect the answer is quite possibly almost a resounding " NEVER!! " Strangely, however, despite Monday evenings usually being set aside for my weekly long run, intervals are what I found myself doing and, shock horror, despite the number of times I have expressed my dislike for such an activity, I actually quite enjoyed them. I selected the Couch to 5k Week 1 workout on my watch and off I went; jogging the walking bits and sprinting the running bits and, lo and behold, I set a new 5k PB of 28:04 in the process. I'm almost certainly going to suffer for this tomorrow, but it was worth it.
Somewhere along the line, I decided that becoming a runner might be a good idea and I embarked on the Couch to 5K plan. Within 9 months, I'd run my first Half Marathon. This is where I share my thoughts and feelings about my running experiences.