When searching for a generic image of senior runners (or retired runners, or pensioner runners) I found out that a legit Google search exists in the auto-fill for over-40 running blogs. And I realised, this is (most of the time) an over-40 running blog. ... Sigh. I've been missing again, having promised I would write... Continue Reading →
Here's my pre-London Marathon pep talk. Short, sweet, and includes people dressed as beer for comedic purposes.
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...
There is a distinct mental difference between "running" and "completing" mileage. Here's how to change the way you see your training.
I had a crummy run. This is how I resolved to not let it stop me. (With a bit of help from Mother Nature.)
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.
I have commenced the 'official' portion of my marathon training which, like all dedicated runners, involves feeling totally out of sorts and unsure of what I am doing.
After a lot of thought, and a lack of training, I'm wussing out of a race tomorrow.