Am I allowed to stop whilst running?
When I first started running, I was obsessed with wanting to complete a 5k run without stopping. As a new runner, I wasn’t overly fit, I was an ex-smoker and probably couldn’t run for longer than 3 or 4 minutes without feeling like I couldn’t cope with the lack of oxygen! But I kept going and kept turning up. I had a 5k route, that looped from my front door and back to my front door. I always knew where my finish line was. I ran this loop over and over again. Stopping as freq