The one where I want to give up … and then start again! After Monday’s vomiting disaster I set out on Tuesday still quite euphoric from last Tuesday’s 17k. I made sure I drank lots during the day, ate my lunch, didn’t have cottage pie just before I went out and got home from work… Read More A Tale of Two Runs
The one where I explain why I decided to do this to raise some money for Dementia UK. It started with just doing a marathon but that didn’t seem enough. I don’t like asking for sponsorship so by doing something more challenging I thought I would feel a bit more comfortable about it. Tonight I… Read More Doing it for Dementia UK
The one where I show off my medals I am now the proud owner of four medals. So that means four races down, and ONLY 36 to go. I like getting a medal, it is something to show for my efforts … and they currently look quite good hung up in my hallway. Over the… Read More KerBling!
The one where I go back to the National Trust After a month of missing the NT running group, I finally got back to it on Friday. As was the trend before my holiday break, there were only two of us and the Run Leader. I was a little worried I might struggle as my… Read More Back to Running Group
The one where I learn I need more than an hour to let my dinner settle Tonight I planned a quick 5k round the block … something to keep my miles up and see if I could get any faster. It always takes me a while to get ready for a run (watch on, fit… Read More Cottage Pie
The one where I manage to run quite far! Last night was my planned long run. I needed to prove to myself that I could get somewhere close to half marathon distance. I planned the route and went over it several times in my head. I was going to do one big loop into town,… Read More I did it … My longest run yet!
The one where something takes a bite out of me After a few weeks off I joined the work running club for a Thursday night trek around Shawbury. It started well, I was keeping up (just), and we had a steady pace going … steady for me, slow for the others! We tried a new… Read More A pain in the … upper thigh