This has been a long and challenging (for me) week and so I'm delighted to have reached this stage and look forward to the next two weeks of tapering. I know many runners hate it but I embrace it and look forward to priming my body so it's ready to go in 2 weeks time. … Continue reading Week 15/52 – The Last Big Run
What signs do you look for in your training as you get closer to your big race to let you know that you're on track? Do you look for anything else other than times? Do you go through and hope for the best on the day? My week in numbers: Monday - Rest, gentle mobility … Continue reading Week In Review 14/52 –
The closer we get to a big race such as a marathon, we can start to get a bit nervous and wonder if we're doing enough or if we're anywhere near the target we have set ourselves. It depends on what that target is but we can get a sign that we're actually closer to … Continue reading Week In Review 13/52 – Everything Coming Together
There's nothing that sharpens the mind more than the realisation that your target race is only a few weeks away when it only seems like yesterday you started your training plan! Curiously, my thoughts are more focused on changing certain aspects of my life I know will make my running better than the need to … Continue reading Week In Review 12/52 – 5 Weeks To Go!
Sometimes the weather contrives to help deliver your best performances when you least expect it. That kinda sums up my week really! My week in numbers: Monday: Walk & Jog with clients Tuesday: Mobility Wednesday: 5 miles Thursday : Rest Friday: Rest Saturday: parkrun & 1.5 mile cooldown Sunday: 16 miles Total miles: 25.6 Monday … Continue reading Week In Review 11/52 – Mini Beast Says Hi!
It was the best way to spend the end of the perfect training week, to go and celebrate my Mum on Mothers Day. I couldn't physically visit her and take her out for a cup of tea and scone somewhere as she left us in 2015 to make sure Dad was behaving himself upstairs and … Continue reading Week in Review 10/52 – Thanks Mum
Well, I've had a great week of training, snow joke! The weather took a turn for the worse as we encountered the Beast From The East but I ploughed on regardless to complete all my sessions. I wasn't going to flake out of any of them! I showed a lot of grit and determination to … Continue reading Week 9/52 – Fun In The Snow