Category Archives: Running

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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Running to the Core

Although I have been running every day this month one thing I have been neglecting is my core and upper body strength. Tonight I decided I really needed to do something about that so after my 2 mile run I … Continue reading

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