I didn’t feel as bad as I thought I might after the 21.2 mile epic run of Bank Holiday Monday possibly because it was so slow….I made it to my desk on time on Tuesday morning and whilst not quite… Read More ›
Wet, wet, wet…….then sunburn !
So this week has mostly been about drying wet kit on the radiator! I’m wondering if there’s something distinctive about the aroma emitted on arrival home from a wet runner? Is it like wet dog ? ….. Judging by the… Read More ›
17 miles = Tin man syndrome !
The burning question of the year is, “are you supposed to feel like this at the end of 17 miles ?” Because I did ! I tried to learn from my rather disastrous 15 miles at the weekend. Lessons… Read More ›
Downhill ……and not the terrain!
So the adventure has really started, going to distances that this LCA has never gone before. That sounded a positive start to today’s blog post and I’m trying not to wallow but so far, I’ve hated every moment beyond that… Read More ›
Did I miscalculate ??
What a week, mum’s surgery, half term, a visit to friends, busy at work due to having some days off….oh yes and running ! Missed another one, only 3 out of 4 planned sessions done again. My week involved wine… Read More ›
Oh no, missed one ….and I’m over it, girlfriend!
Week 6 was a good one despite the fact that for the first time I skipped a run in the training programme and ran 3 times instead of the planned 4. I’m usually so OCD that something like that would… Read More ›
1 down, 15 to go !!
Week 1 all done ….check ! If the next 15 go like that, jobs a good ‘un! Ok so I’m not that fooled, my real though is thank god the first week was spot on as I feel I’m not… Read More ›
And so it begins – the journey of a middle aged marathon runner
This is it, week 1 , day 1 of my 16 week VLM training programme. I feel like I’m a complete beginner, but I’ve been running 6 years now after deciding aged 40 I needed a new challenge and thought… Read More ›