3/4 - 9/4 Week 1 of Marathon Training Runs: 3 Distance: 21.6km Time: 2h 9m Did more than was suggested by the plan, partly because I needed to run to church on Sunday! Felt good though, particularly during the 10km I felt fairly comfortable although I’ll definitely have to start eating more healthily to keep … Continue reading Marathon Training: Week 1
You could be forgiven for thinking that I fell off the wagon with my running after my last update. After all, it was 9 months ago. So what happened?
(Apologies that this is delayed - I got married at the start of this month! This means that the update is late and when I'm writing about my goals for July, it's with the hindsight that I already haven't really ran much this month!) June was my best ever month for running. I only ran … Continue reading June Running Review
I hear a lot about why running is bad. Here are 10 reasons I think its great.
May was a far better month for running than April. I knew this would be the case, but with the last minute addition of a race in to the mix, I had to make a real effort to step things up a notch. It still wasn’t my best and had I not rested as much … Continue reading May Running Review
Two weeks ago I ran my first race, the Great Manchester Run 10km. I'm very late in writing this, but what follows is my thoughts on the race and my experience. Before the Race: As I've previously noted, I only got my space for this race a few weeks before the event, and hadn't ran … Continue reading Race Report: Great Manchester Run 2016
I've been thinking about milestones. The whole time I've been running, having a record of what I've done and how far I've progressed has encouraged me and pushed me forward. I don't tend to use it primarily anymore, but in the early days I really appreciated the medals system of Nike+, which rewards you based … Continue reading A Brief Look at My Milestones