Tag Archives: running
My punishment for skiving off club this evening was to be caught in a torrential downpour within minutes of leaving the house. My reward for running around the block was an 8:04 minute mile. You win some, you lose some.
Just in case I’m going to be mad enough to attempt Juneathon proper, I added a mile of running to my cycle commute. As it turns out, it was less a chore than a necessity, for today I took my … Continue reading
At 5.45pm this evening, I got out of my last meeting of the day. “Go home”, said the voice of sloth. “The document you need to write for tomorrow’s 9.30am meeting will wait until tomorrow morning.” “No”, whispered my willpower. … Continue reading
It’s been a bit of an activity-fest today, though I didn’t run home from work as intended. It started off with some sit-ups and push-ups as I was waiting for the bathroom this morning, continued with a cycling commute into … Continue reading
As promised, I ran into work again this morning. Most of it felt like a hard fought plod, but at the end, I managed a short stretch that felt effortless. I get a similar feeling at the end of most … Continue reading
Yup. You’ve guessed it. Half nine last night and I had yet to do anything resembling exercise. Having done emergency stair-running the night before, there was nothing for it but to dig deep and pull out some emergency push-ups (though … Continue reading
Why is it that the runs you very nearly don’t do turn out to be so very satisfying? Is smug to satisfaction what umami* is to flavour? Add a soupcon of smug to a run to enhance the satisfaction gained. … Continue reading
This morning, my wallet rested safe and sound in the sure and certain knowledge that there was no specialist running shop within walking distance of my office. This evening, my wallet weeps, for it was wrong.