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Would I be able to do a 5k obstacle race in 4 weeks?'

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BrieAndChilli Sun 25-Sep-16 19:13:10

Been doing lots of exercise lately, gym and classes etc but never been a runner, have started running the past few weeks and can do about 2k before I need to walk for a bit.
Do you think it would be possible le to do a 5k mud obstacle in 4 weeks time? Obviously will have 4 more weeks of running under my belt plus the run will only be about 0.5-1k at a time before having to stop and complete an obstacle.
Not sure if I signed up I would be setting f myself up to fail???

TheoriginalLEM Sun 25-Sep-16 19:16:37

you'll sail through. recently did this with friends. you don't get much running and there tends to be queues for the obstacles. Its great fun
Most people walked amd maybe trotted a bit
im abig girl but run a bit. my friends had doneno running

BrieAndChilli Sun 25-Sep-16 20:26:44

Be signed up to do tough mudder next August! So need to set some smaller challenges to help me work up to it!

TheoriginalLEM Sun 25-Sep-16 22:22:12

hmmm im not sure the pretty muddy is anyway near a tough mudder. Can you do any off road training?

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