Here's my pre-London Marathon pep talk. Short, sweet, and includes people dressed as beer for comedic purposes.
Ran 12 miles. No John Barrowman.
So I'm onto tapering and put in 12 miles today on the Oxford canals. Also, no famous people on the course today. Especially no John Barrowman. A girl can dream...
Post Tom Cruise (aka The Tom Cruise Recovery Period)
So now that the encounter with Tom Cruise is over, what has happened since the original post? Read along with my 16 devout followers...
Ran 20 miles. Check. Met Tom Cruise. Check.
So... yeah... I'm all like casually running 20 miles when at mile 18.8 I think, "OMG! John Barrowman!" Turns out I was slightly wrong...
The difference between running and completing a marathon.
There is a distinct mental difference between "running" and "completing" mileage. Here's how to change the way you see your training.
Three Things You Can Do When Training Goes *SPLAT*
Are you feeling under the weather? Are you training for a distance race and want to 'train' while healing? Here are three things I've done while recovering... and one of them involves burritos and dirty words. Swear.
Why you need to visit the National Space Centre
This past weekend I got to experience my first Doctor Who convention in the coolest place imaginable: The National Space Centre. There I learned about the space around us and heard Daleks sing. It pretty much sums up the whole point of life, really.
I've taken up interval training as part of my marathon training. It's the worst. It's awful. So, yeah, I'm doing it.
Don’t Kick Yourself
I had a crummy run. This is how I resolved to not let it stop me. (With a bit of help from Mother Nature.)
A note on running fashion.
So for all of you out there that are really concerned, I thought I would share some of my winter running fashion with you. It's horrific, I promise.
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