Usually, at the beginning of the year, I struggle to get runs in. This is normally down to a drop in fitness at the back end of Winter or an illness of sorts. I was doing pretty well at the start of this year though. I’d already completed a 10k, two half marathons and a […]Read more "Lorton School 10k"
I had fully intended to write the second part of this story not long after publishing the first part but, following a bout of illness where I was on my death bed (man-flu) and the spectacularly fiery death of my fridge/freezer and the various trips to and from shops trying to buy a new one, […]Read more "Ich bin ein Marathon Runner (Part Two)"
Run a Marathon they said. You’ll enjoy it they said. You’ll have no problems completing it they said. The training will be fun they said. I don’t know who this ‘they’ are but they are clearly mental. The Marathon is now 5 weeks away and my race simulation training has begun. Over the past two […]Read more "Run a Marathon ‘they’ said"
Originally posted on Bad Angel Rules for Running:
Don’t Wait Too Long for New Kicks. As a rule of thumb, running shoes last about 300 miles, but there are other factors to consider. Heavier people will wear out shoes faster. Running in “the elements” will wear out shoes faster. Sporting your running shoes when you’re…
At the start of 2012 I felt confident that this year was going to be a great year for Running. I was signed up to do the Blackpool Half Marathon http://www.fyldecoastrunning.org/ at the end of February, my training had continued through winter and I was relatively healthy after Christmas. It was around the beginning of January […]Read more "2012 (Jan/Feb) – Running into trouble"