Running and I have fallen out. We are sitting in the same room but not speaking and occasionally giving each other dirty looks. Every now and again one of us tries to start a conversation: Running: it’s not really my fault you know. Come on, you bought me new trainers, you must still like me… Read More Running and I are Not Speaking
On Sunday 6th of December, I conclude my training plan to run a faster 10k. I did consider taking part in a race but unfortunately the closest to me is over an hour and a half’s drive away. Anyway, the point of the exercise has always been about me and my running and not racing… Read More Would you like to come for a run with me?
I am writing this in an airport awaiting my delayed flight home. I have been visiting a beloved friend in Newcastle-Gateshead in the north east of England for a few days and I took the opportunity to run both days I have been here. Isn’t it great how simply going for a run makes a… Read More A Trip over the Water
When I am running I have 3 options depending on my mood. Quite often I don’t listen to anything except the charming man on my Runtastic app telling me how far I have run and at what pace. If I do want to listen to music, I usually stream from Spotify , using the free version and… Read More Running Sounds – podcasts and playlists
As regular readers (hello you!) will know, I am currently on a quest to get faster over 10k. Recently this has meant that I am running shorter, faster distances. A 7.2k Sunday run at a tempo pace resulted in an unexpected bonus – I got a 5k PB! I knocked 35 seconds off my previous… Read More A Personal Best, Doing a Justin and a Treadmill