The running week (20-26 June)

The running week (20-26 June)

GETTING my confidence back after my fitness assessment was the priority for last week. Here’s my training. On Monday I was so afraid to run that I went to the gym instead. I pottered about on the rower, bike and cross trainer,…

View Post
The gain without the pain

The gain without the pain

TO become a better runner, you have to train to overload, pushing yourself to run faster for longer. I understand the concept, I just wish it didn’t have to hurt quite so much. Because it does hurt. It hurts a lot. Take…

View Post
A bad run at Brodsworth

A bad run at Brodsworth

WEDNESDAY was a bad day. Work was challenging, my pony had an allergic reaction to his flu jab and, to top it off, just as we were leaving for the South Yorkshire road league at Brodsworth, I cracked my head…

View Post
Training update: the good and bad

Training update: the good and bad

THE good news is that despite a chest infection, I’ve been able to run. The bad news is that the quality just hasn’t been there. I suppose it’s to be expected, (man flu/chest infections have to be taken seriously), but…

View Post