It's just five weeks now until the Vale of Glamorgan Ultra Marathon so Amy and I headed out to check out the last section of the race, Porthkerry to Penarth. The first thing to great us was the infamous steps at Porthkerry Country Park. I was dreading them after hearing everyone else's warnings but actually… Continue reading Exploring the Wales Coast Path – Porthkerry to Penarth
As race day slowly creeps closer (six weeks to go now) my training plan is building for the last time. This week has been great for finding out more about what to expect from the race as Rhys and Cerys from Pegasus, who run the event, popped onto a zoom call to chat to us… Continue reading The joy of exploring – running the Wales Coast path
This week has been a recovery week on my plan after last weekend's marathon. Post marathon I celebrated by having my first Pfizer vaccine. They'd just started vaccinating the over 40s last week in Cardiff. This week it's under 40s as well, which is great to see. I definitely have appreciated the more restful week.… Continue reading A quiet week on the training plan…just what I needed.
And just like that somehow I reached my marathon length training run. It was a run I was unsure about. Unsure if I could do the distance and unsure how long it would take me. It turns out I shouldn't have been worried at all. I never thought I'd see myself saying that about running… Continue reading Marathon training run – Done!