Today I ran another 8 miles as the second half of my back to back runs this weekend. The aim today, other than stay upright in the snow, was to keep my heart rate down below the red zone. It turns out that keeping my heart rate low was harder than I thought it would… Continue reading Running to my heart rate in the snow
Today I ran up a mountain! Well run, walked, hiked up. My watch is saying today's run was equivalent to 100 flights of stairs so I'm pretty sure I earned a chilled out afternoon today. Or as chilled out as you can get with two young children. It was really cold out and the pavements… Continue reading Today I ran up a mountain!
Today's easy 10k was supposed to be made easier by running them whilst on the phone with my friend AJ. Chatting had really helped last week and whilst the Thursday 'easy' runs haven't necessarily been that easy I thought the miles would pass much more quickly than if I was plodding along on my own.… Continue reading The runversation that didn’t go to plan
It may seem like an odd thing to say but I'm really glad it was hill sprints on the schedule today. I had a really bad night's sleep and I felt exhausted this morning. I couldn't switch off after going to bed and across the night probably got a max of four hours sleep. It… Continue reading Hill sprints – short and sweet