Sunday 17th March, my last long run of training complete! 25 steady miles bagged. Now, let the taper begin! I treated myself to a deep tissue massage Wednesday night. On Thursday morning’s easy run I’m feeling good, listening to birds singing. I headed down to the wood trail towards the river, then out of nowhere, I’d slid on a gnarly and muddy tree root. A crunch. Ouch. I was on the floor. You know when you do the quick check? Body scan…is everything ok? I sat for a minute on a tree stump, then decided to be sensible. Steady run … Continue reading
Running is a weird old thing. My family and non-running friends think I’m nuts half the time. Often ask me why I bother, why don’t I just enjoy chilled Sundays…sound familiar? I set myself a challenge last year and with 3 other crazies, entered to run the four inns 65km race. as a team of 4. It’s an epic route, literally up hill and down dale, starting in Holmbridge and finishing in Buxton. The response from my sister is the best so far, “Really? Do you know how far that is?”. Sure. Its a half marathon with a half marathon … Continue reading
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