Thank you! Thank you! This is all such a great surprise! I never expected to… *deep breath* I would like to thank my Mum & Dad for getting me to the venue, for cheering me on and shouting me across the finish line; Adam for always being there and for being a wealth of knowledge […]Read more "Triple Race Challenge 2: Kent Roadrunner Marathon (my first marathon)"
I should have gone into the office today. At least that would have distracted me. I was fine this morning. I have been fine this whole week. Even looking forward to it. But this afternoon (just around the time I received a lovely good luck card from some friends), I have started to freak out. […]Read more "Pre-Marathon Freak Out"
Things that have made me happy recently: This list of quotes from Winnie-the-Pooh: (made me teary and want to read it all again) http://brightside.me/inspiration-relationships/20-profoundly-important-things-we-learned-from-winnie-the-pooh-102455/ This comment from my Dad on my JustGiving page: (happy-making as my Dad doesn’t use ‘x’ in media, only in birthday cards etc. and it is not the dis-belief I have […]Read more ":)"
I remember hearing something about making sure you have plans after you get married so that once the wedding day is over, you still have something to do, to work towards etc. so you don’t get depressed and start wondering what the whole thing was all about. I am not getting married. But I am running a […]Read more "Post-Marathon Plans"
Triple Race Challenge: Gillingham Race for Life 5k, 22.05.16 – DONE! Kent Roadrunner Marathon, 28.05.16 Harvel5, 04.06.16 Not much to say on this one – I didn’t give it any/much thought in light of the marathon that is looming next week, so basically just pulled it all together in the morning: finding safety pins, deciding what […]Read more "Triple Race Challenge: 1 – Race for Life"
10.5 really, but that doesn’t have as nice a ring to it! We received our running numbers by email today – look how nice they are! If you were quick enough you could have picked a ‘lucky number’ but I have none, so I got what I was given. For the Ranscombe Spring Challenge we […]Read more "Kent Roadrunner – 10 days to go"
I am in my last three weeks of training, which means I am now tapering. I ran (ha!) my last long run of 20 miles on Saturday: getting up and out by 7:30am to try and avoid the heat that was due to hit us. It didn’t work. It was hot. I went out in a lightweight […]Read more "Tapering Begins"