Category Archives: Training Diary

On the up

Well at the risk of speaking too soon I think I’ve finally turned the corner this week as I’ve got a couple of good runs under my belt and felt much more energised out on the road. It might be … Continue reading

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Got to get out of this rut

Still not back on form after another disappointing week. I thought things were beginning to pick up after some reasonable speedwork last week and a half-marathon last weekend but then managed to go downhill again and Saturday’s long run was … Continue reading

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Off the Pace

Really been struggling this week – pace is way off and just had that “too heavy to run” feeling in my legs a lot of the time. Not sure why but holiday has probably contributed to my lethargy (even if … Continue reading

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Word is getting round!

Just had my first donation today from someone I don’t know! That has really made my day as it’s the first time someone other than family and friends has acknowledged what I am trying to do. Thanks Mark, it’s really … Continue reading

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The Baccalieu Trail

On Sunday I completed marathon number eight. This was my second solo run of the challenge since there was no organised race I could participate in but unlike the Grand Union Canal in February where I had to carry all … Continue reading

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Gearing up for Number 8

Only a few days to go before the next run and I’m feeling ok, despite it being so close to the last one. Did a comfortable speedwork session this morning without any problems and will probably squeeze in a short … Continue reading

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Fairlands Valley Challenge

Well yesterday was a milestone with marathon number seven. I now have less races to do than I have done, which is a great feeling. The Fairlands Valley Challenge is organised by the Fairlands Valley Spartans AC and has been … Continue reading

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