Normally I wait a week before doing a post about a Marathon I have run, but the Thames Meander felt so important to me that I feel moved to write now. I had great expectations for this, although it was flat it was a trail run and all my training had led me to believe … More Thames Meander an unhealthy dose of realism.
I have become a little obsessed with marathons over the last year. I ran my first one last October and have run 8 since, when I say run I really mean completed. Most have just been social endurance events, 26.2 miles of love and laughter, well tolerance and the odd hysterical cackle. Since my first … More Heart Rate monitor training, or how I think I might learn to run quicker for longer!
After I had completed my first Half marathon I was already a regular Parkrunner but I needed some incentive. I felt like I had hit a bit of a dead end. PB’s were not coming easy, winter was upon us and there was no great looming event to get in shape for. I had stopped … More Parkruns and Running Clubs
What can I say, I apologise if tonight’s meagre offering is not up to my usual standards of high literary art, but this week my original post has been hijacked. That’s right the piece that I slaved over all week will not be appearing on my own blog, instead it will be making it’s way … More On runners transferable skills.
Ever get that feeling that something you started turned out to be a bit more tricky than you thought. Well for runners this can often be the case, but I really think I underestimated the task I inadvertently set myself in creating an off the cuff survey. I have to let people know the results, … More More on Surveys and biting off more than you can chew!