tell me I'm not doing something silly :)

Many months ago when I was running 2x times a week (about 4-5K each time), I signed up for a 10k race, thinking I have plenty of time to train for it. Then life happened and I forgot about it up until last week, when I got my race number in the post.

I've never really run 10k, I believe my longest run was 7k which was probably in 2020. I first started running in Nov 2019 but I can't say I am a runner as I had months when I only ran 2-3 times a month. Over the past couple of months I ran maybe once a week (again 5k). I do play tennis 2-3 times a week so I am not a couch potato but still...

So I am running tomorrow the Hampton Palace 10K. My goal is to finish it and I don't care about the time as long as it's <90 minutes - which is the cut off time, but I am panicking last minute and thinking maybe I should pull out? Do you people think it's silly to even run, given my lack of training?


What would you do? thanks.

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  • SHADESSHADES ✭✭✭✭
    Run it, you'll be fine.   Don't set off too fast, run to 5km, take a little walk and then walk/run to the finish if you're too tired to run all the way.    Just keep the pace down and you'll finish.   Enjoy.
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