Well, this isn’t how it was supposed to be. Regular and long-term followers of the blog will be aware that I first registered for Frankfurt Marathon in 2013. I was supposed to run the NDW100 in August and then Frankfurt with the Gees in October. When NDW didn’t happen I rescheduled my 100 attempt for… Read More Marathon Training Weeks 2 & 3 – Recovering Already!
The widget on the left says ‘four days to go’ and that sends shivers coursing through my body and causes heart palpitations. Every time I shuffle one foot in front of the other from the 31.75 mile point will be another step further than I have ever run before. The weather forecast is for ‘wet’… Read More NDW50 – not long to go now
…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…
You’d think that when I have three weeks off of work that I’d be able to actually keep you abreast of my training – almost to the point of over-indulging my blogging because I have soooo much free time. And yet, here I am writing today, this blog that has seen a whole fortnight (at… Read More How could I have left you so long?
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