Monthly Archives: December 2009
Boxing Day Burn
Finally the roads are clear! I’ve been itching to get out and do some proper training for days – as opposed to hopping and skipping around the roads and pavements avoiding the snow, slush and hard packed ice. As luck … Continue reading
No running today but itching to get out & do some miles as this snow & ice has really been holding me back this week. Managed a couple of reasonable sessions however. Tomorrow has a 16 miler planned so that … Continue reading
After giving up on yesterday I decided to go for it this morning and was pleasantly surprised. The light snowfall during the night had left a nice layer of powder and being out relatively early meant there was still a … Continue reading
Time for the Treadmill?
Ho hum, looks like the next few days will have to be on the dreaded treadmill as it’s simply too icy to safely run at the moment – especially at night. I might give it a go in the morning … Continue reading
Well after Wednesday night’s somewhat cold and slushy run I was expecting a turn in the weather but not to the extent that greeted me this morning – i.e. about 4 inches of fresh snow! I think I’ll be taking … Continue reading
For the record – I’m supporting RATM!
Let’s shake it up and have a real race to the finish and finally we might see some dry land in this sea of pop mediocrity… Ok so it’s a bit off-topic but if you don’t shout nobody will ever hear … Continue reading
Easing up a bit – but not for long!
Nothing special this week, just a trio of easy paced 7-milers and no long run at the weekend. I thought tonight’s would be quite tough after Saturday but it was surprisingly leisurely and quite difficult to actually keep the pace … Continue reading
From Home to Tower Bridge!
Today was my first 20 mile run which is a big milestone as it’s the furthest distance I will run in training from now on. The next few weeks will be a mixture of short, medium and long runs as … Continue reading
Running total to date: £584 in donations + £143.56 gift aid. Thanks to all who have donated so far, my targets don’t seem quite so far away as they did last month 🙂
Just a normal 6 mile tempo run last night: 1 mile warmup, 4 miles @ 8:05 and then a mile to wind down. Split times were just about spot on so that was pleasing and that last quarter mile of … Continue reading