April was a big training month. As my 100 miler gets closer the focus on the training gets stronger.
Go to February’s update Another month done Some more miles and a month closer to my first 100 miler. This has been the month when the distances got real. Consistent marathon distances and the view of April over the horizon where 20-30 mile runs become 35-45 mile runs. This is big mile territory and whereContinue reading “Finding my First 100 Miler – March update”
Goto: January Update So things are getting serious now. Race day in around 7 months. COVID lockdown easing plans published and it looks like things are going to start moving towards something that might resemble life before coronavirus. I think we can all agree that we have looked forward to that time, but we alsoContinue reading “Finding my first 100 Miler – February Update”
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Another month of runs, snow, lockdown and progress. Moving forwards with purpose towards my first 100 Mile event in 2021.
Oh blimey. I think of myself as a motivated person but at 5:15 when my alarm starts it’s infernal beeping I really question it. What am I actually trying to prove to anyone, including myself! I’ve proven I know how to walk fast or run – whatever you wish to call it. I’ve proven I’mContinue reading “Motivated?”
Finding my first 100 miler – December update. Things are getting serious. Speed training, hydration and planning.
Click this for my previous blog post! Week 7 complete and November nearly out. Training so far has been fine. Still feels like the calm before the storm. Its noticeable that there are few rest days, but the 3 weeks hard effort and 1-week recovery is working out well. The slow start in October following the RunContinue reading “Finding my first 100 miler – November Update”
2021 will see my taking on my first 100 mile race. I’m keeping a training blog until race day. Follow my ups and downs, challenges and successes and come along on the journey with me.
It’s not new but it really is a life saver for many people. Running can be a really effect way to manage mental health conditions. This is worth a read. 👍 http://www.runnersworld.com/health-injuries/a18807336/running-anxiety-depression/