What a running rollercoaster. That naughty, niggly calf held out for the Great North Run and I thought that meant the end of this year’s little issue. Well FSB, I was wrong ( personal acronym = Fuck, Shit, Bollocks )… Read More ›
Tea and peas ! Desperate times need desperate measures
So it’s bad news on the old decrepit LCA knee front, I’ve sprained my MCL ligament. But then again, it’s not terrible news because I haven’t torn it which I did about 3 years ago and consequently never ran the… Read More ›
Recovery ……Run, it’s like Garlic…….Bread!
If you’re a fan of comedian Peter Kay, you’ll get my blog title. Recovery and run aren’t two words I’d generally put together but I’ve been running long enough to know it must be done. The Ashby 20 behind me,… 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 ›
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 ›