No ballot place for me, so looks like its a charity place again!! Luckily Action For ME have offered me a place again as I ran for them before. Time for training now.
Monday Rest + 5 mile cycle All ready done this after long weekend (fri/sat/sun) on Red Cross duty was very tired Tuesday 1M jog, 6M fartlek, then 1M jog + 5 mile cycle All done Wednesday 6M slow + 5 mile cycle + BodyCombat Did this in my lunch hour today bit fast for slow run but was […]
Sub-4:00 Rest 1M jog, 3 x 1.5M fast, with jog recoveries, then 1M jog 8M slow 1 mile jog, then 3M brisk, then 1M jog Rest 3M easy Half-marathon. Aim for sub-1:50
Just done my first lunch time run, 6miles with an average speed of 9.1mph (don’t you love GPS) was very funny running around ‘ The City’ and annoying stopping for traffic lights but hey. Also my collegue, mark, came up with a good idea… Why not run from marble arch, where my coach comes into […]
Sub-4:00 Rest 1M jog, then 1 min fast, 2 mins fast, 4 mins fast, 2 mins fast, 1 min fast, all with 1-min jog recoveries, then extra 2-min jog. Repeat sequence once, then 1M jog 8M slow 1M jog, then 2M brisk, then 1M jog Rest 3M easy 15M steady, or race (5M to half-marathon […]
This weeks training plan was: Sub-4:00 Rest 1M jog, then 4M fartlek, then 1M jog 5M slow 5M steady Rest 4M easy 11M slow Taken from runners world, soo far done all above, plus cycling everyday and swimming 🙂 I am doing slightly longer ‘long runs’ to really aim for sub 4 ,
Its snowing in lovely Oxford 🙁 So my run got re-arranged till friday night, as feel very tired anyways! Still on track, taking my week off into account!
At school I did everything I could to get out of PE or any kinda of physical activity. However outside school I joined a gym and went every now and then, this carried on even when at Uni – all be it the rubbish university gym! Then my lovely mum sent me a letter as […]
Quite simply it rocks! I use a lovely Garmin GPS gadget to track my speed and distance via satellites when I run, a heart rate monitor to see how Mr heart is getting on. My phone to play my music and im away! Ive used my GPS combined with my phone to set mile ‘locations’ […]
Last year I missed my ideal 4 hours by a stupid few minutes, it really got to me! Soo this year I am going to beat 4 hours. Last year I had to stop around 19 miles due to a problem with my left knee joint coming out of place (nice I know), lovely St Johns […]