The one which is nothing to do with running I haven’t put my runners on since Sundays 10k. As always in September, work gets busy and I spend a lot of time in meetings across Europe. This week was no different and I spent twenty-four hours in Athens … Seven hours in a meeting, a… Read More A Greek Marathon
The one with another list So what have I learnt after my first 10k road race … 1. Preparation is key. Drinking a bottle of red the evening before was perhaps not my best idea. In my defence my in laws came for dinner, I stopped drinking at 8:15, drank lots of water before bed… Read More Lessons learnt from a 10k
The one with a lot of bridges Today I ran my first ever 10k race. It was in my home town so I thought it was worth a go. It wasn’t my fastest 10k (that was last week in the hm) but I did manage to finish under an hour. The Shrewsbury Seven Bridges 10k… Read More Shrewsbury Severn Bridges 10k
The one with the photo Today I decided to buy one of the race photos from the half marathon. I didn’t like either of them but wanted a souvenir of the day. I look like I’m walking and in pain, I wasn’t and was trying to smile! However, a lovely comment by ChasingDownHealthy reminded me… Read More Hot and (not) bothered
The one where I make a list So what have I learnt after finishing my first half marathon … 1. I am actually a bit better at this than I thought I was, or the pressure spurs me on to run harder. 2. I can run 10 miles without stopping … go me! 3. I… Read More Lessons learnt from a half marathon
The one where I run further than I’ve ever run before I did it … today I ran my first ever road race, my first ever half marathon. It was tough as I’d never run more than 10.5 miles and I ended up walking some of that. But somehow, from somewhere I pulled it out… Read More Lake Vyrnwy Half Marathon
The one where I have no idea what I’m doing So … after starting this just under 4-months ago, tomorrow is my first half marathon. Lake Vyrnwy here I come. I’ve pinned my number on my top, laid all my clothes out, got antihistamines and mosquoto spray at the ready, packed a bag of snacks,… Read More One more sleep!