The Elusive Sub 40 5k

I've been chasing a sub 40 5k for around 2 months I think. It was an August goal that didn't quite get achieved but I kept on pushing. Running has taught me that - this is a tangent FYI - you get what you give in running. If you put in maximum effort whole heartedly... Continue Reading →


July Week 3 – injury week!

As you know I've moaned a lot about my hip flexor pain see -¬†Worcester 10K Race For Life, so from now on the third week of July will be known as injury week! After Worcester I rested for 6 days, no running and limited long walks at lunch time. Changing gear was still a challenge... Continue Reading →

June Week Two – hot hot hot!

Second week of June is done! Monday 12th - STATS: 3.9km, 32:29 mins, 8:25min/km  An evening run post work, trying a new route as now it's summer and not raining it's safe to run by the river without getting muddy or slipping over. Super proud of this run as every split was sub 9 minutes,... Continue Reading →

June week one done!

I thought moving forward as I build up my distance it might start to get a bit tedious if I continue to blog a run diary after every one. So I thought I'd combine them into a weekly run diary with updates by run. So week one of June is done, and yo might recall... Continue Reading →

My first ever Parkrun!

Saturday 28th May I took part in my first ever Parkrun! Fanfare please! If you've not heard of Parkrun, they are free to attend 5k events all over the UK and even Europe and America. If you'd like to know more or check out your local one you can do¬†here So Saturday 28th May I... Continue Reading →

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