Monthly Archives: June 2014
It has been a good month. The last few days have been a little light on mileage due to an impromptu trip to the lakes and a minor rib injury, but I have managed to put together a solid month … Continue reading
I have just spent a delightful (if slightly 3G deficient) weekend in the Lake District in the company of some utterly charming, and very experienced, ultra runners. I am a lucky, lucky sloth.
“Will you know anyone there?” “I wouldn’t think so – Keswick’s fairly remote and I’ve run very few parkruns near there.” “Oh – hello Tom! Fancy meeting you here.” A couple of weeks ago, I managed to wangle myself an … Continue reading
After unceremoniously bailing out of Thursday’s mile reps, I decided to have another go on Friday morning. To say my heart wasn’t really in it would be an understatement, but I was determined to give it a go. It started … Continue reading
I had a speed session in my plan for today. I fully intended to do it. I put on my kit, left the house, waited for my Garmin to find a satellite and then set off. And then, 41 seconds … Continue reading
Feeling smug about how well your training is going? Congratulating yourself on being niggle-free? Experiencing a surge in motivation? I was, until the pixie of paranoia came a-calling, leaving me with two broken feet and a broken rib*. She’s an … Continue reading
This one certainly did. A very rude sound which turned the air blue. Fortunately, there was no one else around to hear. Tonight’s run was one of those that had all the right ingredients – new trails, forest, good weather, … Continue reading