Today was the final run event/race of the year for me - the Stockton Trail series Santa run! Little 5k Trail, on uneven, muddy, slightly tarmacked and some wooden boards for surfaces. A few inclines but after the Hamsterly 5miler inclines and hills have changed in my mind! Just over two weeks ago I had… Continue reading Trail run series – Santa Run.
We're a week into December and I haven't ran for a whole week! I'm on antibiotics and they're knocking me sick. Even if they weren't giving me a nausea feeling I wouldn't be able to run anyway. I've missed yoga, JuJitsu, Pilates and the gym too. Que pulling my hair out! I'm hoping I'll be… Continue reading Croft 5k and other ramblings
There's a load of who-har going around social media at the moment about fast runners vs slow runners and it's grinding me. You run, therefore you are a runner. Fast runners do run drills. Slow runners do run drills. Fast runners cross train. Slow runners cross train. Fast runners put the time in. Slow runners… Continue reading Fast vs slow, talent vs training – but we’re all in this together.
The local Winter Trail Series started on Sunday. Last year I took part in about 2/6 and this year I hope to get to pretty much all of them. I set off on Sunday a little apprehensive; I hurt my shoulder two weeks ago doing a forward roll and although it had been getting better… Continue reading Winter Trail Series – Race One
Sunday swim was swapped for run day, since we we're headed to the coast. I thought I'd try my hand at beach running. Them Instagram posts make it look cool and fun. Here's what happened... I was sat about in the sun for a little while before I ran. It was football tournament day and… Continue reading The grand mistake of beach running – but the views were nice!