It may have rained a few times over the last few weeks, but it never crossed my mind that summer was almost over until the GGAC email came out on Tuesday: it claimed that cross-country season is just eight weeks away! Eeek; nothing says cold weather more than XC racing. With this in mind, the… Read More Marathon Training Week 7 : Going Longer and Longer
…to bizarre injury. Last Saturday I did a nice steady 4 hours on my feet having gone north from my house to join the Greensand Way heading in a westerly direction. I got to 11 miles in a little over two hours and turned around for home. At Birtley Green I decided to divert away… Read More From bizarre injury…
So, yesterdays planned trip to the big city didn’t exactly go to plan as I had hoped. I woke up with my leg still rather swollen (almost 3cm bigger than the left calf) and a message from a friend with massage knowledge who couldn’t rule out DVT as it is known in runners who run… Read More Leg update – and a day out
At last, the Spring term comes to an end and this final week has been a long one. We managed our, now regular, Monday morning swim and set off for work – just five more days to go. At pilates that night Lynds and I endured enjoyed a thorough workout under the guidance of Rachael.… Read More Regressing to my youth
This week seemed to be off to a cracking start. Then it all went rather downhill, so much so that I am now sat on the sofa with my feet up rather than pounding the streets. Let me explain: Monday: Swimming. Another Monday morning where, rather than doing a ‘set’, I opted to pootle… Read More It all started so well.
I’ve already subjected you to one set of ramblings this morning, so I shall try to keep this weeks review a little shorter. Monday: Swimming. After the weekends exertions I didn’t have it in me to do a proper swim session at 6:30am so I got to the pool and did about 30 lengths in… Read More Reconnoitering
So guys and gals, here it is, the one you’ve all been waiting for. The opportunity to get your grubby little mitts on some awesome running based produce from yours truly. I would like to draw your attention to the STORE page on the menu at the top. The store isn’t hosted on the blog… Read More Introducing…… the marathonmercer STORE