I'm on week 4 of a "Couch to 5K" program. I actually started with The Runner's World 8-Week Beginning Runner's Training Program. I was about 2 1/2 weeks in when I realized that there was a blackberry app for the "Couch to 5K" program. I downloaded the app and switched over to the 9 week "Couch to 5K". I happily posted to twitter and facebook that Jack and I are already reaping the benefits of my increased energy levels. A friend asked if Jack was doing it with me. Well, no, I had been doing the program on my treadmill after Jack went to bed or was otherwise occupied (usually playing with Daddy) in the evenings. But Steve's question got me thinking, Why not? We've got a nice trail nearby and Jack can safely ride his bike while I run and walk.
How'd it go? Jack loves the app. It boldly announces "Get ready to walk" (or jog as appropriate) and then "Walk" (or jog). Jack found this hilarious and kept repeating whatever the app said while giving that infectious giggle of his. Unfortunately, he wasn't very good at following the instructions. When the app guy announced "Run", Jack did this