On Sunday I ran Glasgow Half Marathon, part of the Great Run Series, I signed up for the race when I was in the midst of my Marathon training and loving running more than anything (even Prosecco) and I finally had a goal, other than just crossing the finish line, I wanted that sub 2hr!!… Continue reading Great Scottish Run • A-Z of problems
I'm small but I'm a tough cookie, well, I like to think I am so please for the purpose of this post just humour me! I can mow the the lawn, build a flat pack, I know a wrench from a ratchet, a slot head from a phillips and I can change the wheel on… Continue reading Damsel in Distress…
•DO NOT take a 2 month break from exercise... the return workout will kill you HURT like a mofo. •When you struggle to run 4 miles without stopping on Wednesday DO NOT then agree to join the running group for a 9 mile trail run on the Saturday, especially when your current trail run experience… Continue reading Notes to self…
**WARNING** 1.This post is LONG and boring if you are not interested much in running. 2.This post is probably also going to be a bit..all over the place... as 5 days on my memories are fading rapidly. 3. You might want to grab yourself a cuppa. SATURDAY I woke up extremely nervous, I had been… Continue reading Stirling Scottish Marathon
The marathon is... 300+ miles over 5 months of training runs, dedicating time 4-5 days a week to running, long runs that get longer every week, adjusting your diet, testing race nutrition, testing kit, hydrating, running hills, speed training, adjusting your pace, driving routes to make water drops the night before a long run, muscle cramps,… Continue reading The Marathon is not on Race Day
I combined these posts for two reasons, 1) I am officially tapering so less running to discuss and 2) I'm really bored of these posts so I guess you will be too.... Monday REST. Tuesday Hot Yoga. I haven't managed to get to Yoga for a while and the last few weeks have been suffering with… Continue reading Sunday Run Down #15 and #16 -Taper Time
Last week, Mandy, our group run leader, sent us out a message that she wanted us to run this weeks long run (16-20 miles) SOLO and with no music!!! The team all laughed when I replied that I run SOLO every damn week, about half a mile behind the group. I was being funny but… Continue reading Sunday Run Down #14 Solo or Disco?