So taped up with my new blue kinesiology tape and route memorised, woeful build up firmly at the back of my mind, Ellie and I decided just to go for it and test out the new Robin Hood Half Marathon… Read More ›
Count your blessings if you’re fit to run…
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 ›
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 ›
Bombshell! The marathon journey has got tougher
So week 3, it started so well, but ended on a bombshell that makes me wonder how I’ll ever manage the marathon challenge. The good bits were the short weekday sessions. A Monday night 4.5 mile tempo run with Ellie…. 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 ›