Running Wild

Well not quite wild, but running randomly. I had to run 10 miles this Easter weekend, and with no real plan I headed out on Sunday, half hoping the weather would get so bad I would be forced to return, andĀ half hoping to get it done so I didn’t have to attempt it again on […]

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Half done!

I ran my first ever half-marathon on Sunday! It was in the plan, and although I only managed 9 out of the 12 miles I should have run last week (due to illness), and have only run twice in the past fortnight (due to illness and laziness), and I was getting a visit from Aunt […]

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Illness stopped play

I was due to complete a long run of 12 miles this week. That didn’t happen as I was full of cold and could just about walk up the stairs, so running was not to be. I started feeling off on Tuesday, but felt alright enough to attend an Audience with the Olympians Inspire Evening […]

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10 miles down

Last week I had to run 10 miles as my long run, as part of my Hal Higdon Novice 1 training plan. I had run 9 miles the weekend before which had freaked me out beforehand, and even knowing this was the same but a mile longer, I freaked out even more. I was having […]

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Warming up to Warm-Ups

I’m in week 6 of my marathon training plan, and today I was ‘forced’ to go out and run 3 miles. Not too bad a distance, bearing in mind I ran 5 on Thursday and 10 (yes – 10 miles! Woohoo!) last Sunday. But the weather was turning a little – getting a bit spitty […]

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