Blogging birthday – two years of Champion Running

Blogging birthday – two years of Champion Running

IT’S two years since I launched my blog. Well, it’s actually two years and one month. The blogging birthday was in July, but with our holiday and my birthday celebrations, I completely forgot. When I realised, I was rather chuffed. For…

View Post
The Running Week – 1st to 7th August

The Running Week – 1st to 7th August

I CAN’T believe it’s August already. Where’s the summer going? I’m determined to make the most of the warm weather and light evenings, so much so that I’ve spent most of the week outside. And I’m pleased to say that…

View Post
Great North Run – five weeks to go

Great North Run – five weeks to go

THERE’S nothing better than getting your long run out of the way first thing on a Sunday morning. By 11am I’d done 13.1 miles in one hour forty-eight. This was a minute and a half slower than last week’s run,…

View Post
The running week – quality over quantity

The running week – quality over quantity

I ONLY trained four times last week, but I’d like to think they were quality miles. This is what I tell myself to feel better. Anyway, here’s how the training week looked. Monday: I had an appointment with Jon Grayson from The Physios in…

View Post
The GNR – only six weeks to go

The GNR – only six weeks to go

THE Great North Run takes place six weeks today. The clock is ticking. I’m not sure I will be fit enough to challenge my personal best (1 hr 36), but I am confident I’ll be able to survive the race and raise…

View Post