Category Archives: Running

Janathon 2015

Parkrun this morning was lovely. It was snowing lightly when we left the house but it had stopped my the time we were ready to start. To later be replaced with beautiful blue skies. Still pretty cold though. I started … Continue reading

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Descent into Madness

Work was hard today. It was just one of those days where it didn’t feel like I stopped. I was exhausted when  left and even texted Laura to ask if she would mind if we got a take-away tonight as … Continue reading

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Nearly there

For the first time this year I forgot to blog. Whoops. The rules of Janathon do state you have to do it within 24 hours so I’m hoping this is ok. Yesterday wasnt brilliant for me. I was still rather … Continue reading

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Decisions decisions

All day I have been debating if I should do a 5 mile tempo run or a seven mile run. There were pros and cons to both and whichever I didn’t do I would do on Friday. In the end … Continue reading

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The best laid plans…

All day I have been trying to convince myself to do the 5 mile tempo run I had planned. Arguments ranged from, ‘if you do it today you won’t have to tomorrow,’ to ‘you really should try to burn off … Continue reading

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Recovering

As I was still a little sore after yesterdays efforts and I had to stay late at work today a short recovery run was all I felt like when I got in.  The plan was just to do a slow … Continue reading

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Victoria Park 10K

This morning saw me getting up at a stupid time for a Sunday so I could get across to Hackney for the start of the Victoria Park 10k. We saw some other people heading to the start when we first … Continue reading

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Slow and Steady

Despite having a 10k to race tomorrow I still made it to parkrun this morning. I had planned to use this as an extra tempo run and I am quite glad I did. Much like a couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

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Pain in the…

On Wednesday I did some core exercises for the first time in I can’t remember how long. Not surprisingly yesterday I ached, not a huge amount but enough to feel it in my legs and arms. Though once I got … Continue reading

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Tempo run

Tonight I went out for my last tempo run before I do the Victoria Park 10k on Sunday. Yes I’m nervous I’ve never raced 10k before. The run itself seemed to go ok, though I was a little behind pace … Continue reading

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