My Running Year

Feeling a little silly even attempting something like this, not exactly a seasoned runner. But I feel like after such a developmental year for my running self, it would be good to reflect on how far I’ve come. After all, this is the first year I have semi-consistently ran – certainly ran more this year…

Festivities

I made my first Yule log! Christmas is upon us and agonisingly close. As you may guess, I’m big kid at heart. I still want to wake up at 6am and open presents. I still struggle to sleep through the night, wondering if it’s an acceptable time to wake up. Advent calendar? Of course. Christmas…

Marathon Planning

The other week I had a sporting colleague of mine ask the question I’ve considered on and off for the past few months; “What’s your marathon training plan?” “I’m not sure yet.” Cue look of disbelief. It’s not like I haven’t considered it, I just haven’t decided on one yet. The past few months of…

Slow and Steady Wins The Race

And hopefully to the finish line of the London Marathon! The mini-challenge I mentally set myself this week was to complete 3 runs this week, something I haven’t accomplished since October. For most the week I had plateaued at 2k. I’ve been running this straight so to speak without needing to slow down or grind…

November Runfessions

November has been and gone. Time for runfessions! I runfess that… I AM BACK BABY!┬áBack tentatively but back nonetheless. Let’s say back one more time… back. This week I went for my first road run, obviously treadmill vs. road are very different on the joints. It felt amazing if not slightly nippy. The difference in…