With the last race of 2014 done and dusted in November, my thoughts for training in 2015 (and first race of the year, Seville) were already forming. How was I going to strengthen and cross-train, increasing frequency of both, and what areas could I improve in? I was still chasing a sub 3:30 marathon.
Today was a rare occasion that Dano and I ran together and, in doing so, I ran an unofficial 10 km PB of 1:01. It’s got us thinking that running together once a week might not be a bad idea.
I headed out for my weekend training run with another new route mapped out. This time I headed east out of town to begin my 13.25 km route. I was looking for a flatter route than last weekend’s to mirror more the Madrid course.
Yesterday’s run, in preparation for this month’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Madrid half marathon, took us out, separately, into the narrow country lanes around Dorking and to Leatherhead.
Today I ventured out on my first run since the half marathon relay at Marathon des Alpes-Maritimes in France last month.
I pulled myself out of bed at 6.30 am this rainy Sunday to race with 1,000 other runners in the Garmin Kingston Run Challenge organised by Human Race Events.
Today I was happy to come across on Twitter an 8.2 mile race being held this Sunday near home, the Garmin Kingston Run Challenge, and I am now registered.
Today was a beautiful autumnal day in London and I went for my first run in about 6 weeks.
Immediately after my first half marathon in April, I had a plan to work out three times per week, throwing in a 10 km run on one of these days, with a goal to lose weight and tone up before starting to train for the Mizuno Amsterdam Half Marathon in October. In reality, and despite…
The Kingston Breakfast Run in March, organised by Human Race, was to be my first official race greater than 10 km (13.2 km to be precise).