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I've signed up for brighton marathon next year, and am getting into training. Eventually I plan to run to work 3 days a week. Its ~7miles with 3 long but relatively shallow hills.
I'm concerned that after that I'll need something to stop me passing out at the desk, something which I'm confident would fast-track me to the 'redeployee' line. I don't want to carry too much on the run, so was thinking I could keep a box of protein powder or something at work.
Is the plan to run in 3 days a week far too ambitious - too much hill training?
What would be a sensible post run top up?
Also I'm having trouble getting my pace down on the 'slow' runs. Currently a good 5k time would be