My wordpress Reader seems to be full of blogs telling me that there are eight weeks to go in this London Marathon buildup. Eight weeks! Where did time disappear to? I suppose that makes it even more important to get a good week of training under my belt, on my feet and in my legs… Read More Eight Weeks to Go
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