As I start writing this, Mary Keitany has just crossed the finish line in London in 2 hours 17 minutes (her chip time hasn’t been announced yet). INCREDIBLE!! That’s a minute or so off my first HALF marathon time, haha! I’ll be doing well if I manage the marathon in DOUBLE that time! So inspiring! … More Sunday Run Down… Unlucky #13
I’m getting so bad at posting these on a Sunday. Oooops! My race number arrived in the post on Saturday this is becoming very real! MONDAY I had my second sports massage at 5.30pm, Mondays are cross training days but Caroline advised not to exercise for at least 24 hours prior to the treatment so … More Sunday Run Down #12 Bruises, Bruno and a Breakthrough
Remember I said I need to be strict with my marathon training, well this week wasn’t that week…. MONDAY – should have done cross training Rest. After running Alloa Half Marathon on Sunday, although my legs felt great I decided to have a rest day. I had to work late as I had a cheeky … More Sunday Run Down #9 Running, Sunshine, Drake..a week that came up Trump
My training programme was supposed to be… Cross train Monday, 5 miles on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, rest Friday, Saturday and RACE Sunday. My week went like this…. Sports massage on Monday, thought my legs were broken on Tuesday, ran 5 miles in agony on Wednesday, Rest day, rest day, meet run group….for brunch and RACE … More Run Down #8 Alloa Half Marathon
If you read my training updates you’ll know the last few weeks have seen my legs tire and stiffen… a lot.. ..I’ve been running for bloody weeks now, I mean I kinda feel like Forrest Gump..except I go home and go to work…so nothing like Forrest really, haha. A combination of increasing the long run … More SPORTS MASSAGE
This week was off, my diet was a shambles, I’m pretty sure I actually ate more chocolate than actual food. I really need to sort that out this week because although I probably weigh the same, I’m definitely bulging over my jeans more than usual. My training was, well….. MONDAY I did Yoga with Adrienne … More Sunday Run Down #7 Why am I doing this????
I’ve not abandoned my training, I just didn’t have much to post about last week. Week 4 of marathon training involved 60 minutes hot yoga on Tuesday and 7.5miles on Wednesday an that was all! I even missed my long run which should have been 12 miles. I was so annoyed at myself because I … More Sunday Run Down #4 and #5