Category Archives: juneathon

Still an onion of idiocy

“Very easy Park Run if you like.  Otherwise Rest.” I thought I was being so sensible.  On Wednesday, as my knee was still niggling, I thought I’d remove all temptation and I signed up to volunteer at Queen Elizabeth parkrun.  I … Continue reading

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Stir crazy

“Rest – walking is encouraged.” Bored now. I used to dream of rest weeks, but five days into this one and I’m climbing the walls, or at least I would be if I thought my knee would be up to … Continue reading

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By popular demand

“Rest – walking is encouraged.” I’ve been inundated* by people wanting to know more about the miracle baked bean cure.  So, on the understanding that this does not constitute real medical advice for which you need to visit an actual doctor, … Continue reading

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Broken record

“Rest – walking is encouraged.” I wish bodies were modular.  If I could swap out my left knee, I’d be absolutely fine.  As it is, I’m fretting. PM*: I’m broken.  The grand slam is off.  I’m doomed. SM**: Don’t be … Continue reading

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SDW100: (up and down) x lots

“Rest – walking is encouraged.” I decided against going for a walk, and am contenting myself with having pottered around at work.  I’ve either escaped DOMS or it’s yet to kick in, but my left knee feels like it could … Continue reading

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Playing catch up

“Rest” I’ve spent the last 36 hours playing catch up.  I’ve caught up on my sleep (15 of the 20 hours between Sunday noon and Monday 8am), I’ve caught up on my eating (crisps, fruit, flapjack, pain au chocolat, and macaroni … Continue reading

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SDW100

“SDW100” Done.  24:34:11 I ache.       

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QE parkrun

“SDW100” Thames Path 100 starts at the really rather reasonable time of 10 o’clock, and is close enough to Richmond and Old Deer Park parkruns that it is possible to squeeze in a sneaky parkrun before the start.  I didn’t, … Continue reading

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Hatfield Forest parkrun

“Rest” Three rest days in one week.  It must be taper time! 30th May – Hatfield Forest parkrun #11 I couldn’t really have asked for a better parkrunday.  The setting is gorgeous, the course is a gently undulating, single lap affair, the … Continue reading

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Gadebridge parkrun

“Rest” Another rest day, another parkrun blog catch-up. 23rd May – Gadebridge parkrun #4 I read the description.  There was no mention of rises, no mention of inclines, no mention of undulations, no mention of hills.  So I assured Vanessa … Continue reading

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