3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Fitness > Exercise!

Exercise! Love it or hate it, let's motivate each other to just DO IT!

Thread Tools
Old 04-07-2013, 02:49 AM   #1
Trying for normal
AlmostMe's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: London
Posts: 593

S/C/G: 253/ticker/175

Height: 5'5"

Default 10K training app?

I'm planning to run a 10K in mid-July. It's the Race for Life from Cancer Research UK - women only - and my main goal is to complete the 10K running or jogging - no walking - and not to be there all day. I'm a slooooow runner. But in Race for Life completion and participation is the main thing.

I was planning to use a 16 week training programme from Runkeeper (that's the only length they have) but I've already missed the start due to a foot injury. I haven't run in over a month (but I'm exercising daily - including spin class) except on soft ground at rugby. Realistically, I'll only be able to begin training in May, but I plan to start running again this week, light stuff on trails not pavement ...see how it goes.

Has anyone used a 10K training app they could recommend? - I'm looking for something about 8 weeks in duration.

Lose 25lbs by 15 April (10 Mar)
Get to 100 kg (220) by 1 May (7 Apr)
Be 205 by race day - 14 July
One-derland by 1 Sept
AlmostMe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2013, 06:58 AM   #2
Senior Member
seagirl's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: East Coast US
Posts: 2,440

S/C/G: 195/180.2/165

Height: 5'9"


There's a "Bridge to 10K" app that assumes you can already do a 5K. Or "ease into 10K" if you are just starting out. I like both of those. Just skip some of the weeks if you are shorter on time.
It's about commitment, not motivation.
seagirl is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bikini Ready 2013 Challenge - Who's with me?! Riestrella 20-Somethings 509 02-20-2013 12:51 AM
JANUARY Feathers Chat! krampus Featherweights 294 01-31-2013 10:16 PM
C25K: I'm doing it, who else? OhMyDogs Exercise! 521 09-24-2011 05:15 PM
C25K -- How do I know I'm ready to move on? Windchime Exercise! 421 02-05-2010 03:34 PM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:33 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2