Compete regularly to see real improvements.
If you really find that you are enjoying your running, like racing or doing events, or want the camaraderie of a club, there are some great opportunities across Derbyshire. Search here for your local club.
Once you're competing regularly, you'll see some real improvements in your performance. There's lots of support out there for you to reach your potential. Whatever level you're at, or however old you are, consider a bit of coaching. It will really help you to get the most out of your running, and will improve your performance.