It's nearly here! On Saturday I will be running the Vale of Glamorgan Ultra Marathon. It's starting to feel real now, especially as Rhys, the race director, called me earlier to check in ahead of the weekend. He calls all the entrants and it's such a lovely touch and makes the race feel really personal… Continue reading Time to take on the Vale of Glamorgan Ultra Marathon!
I've been rubbish at keeping my training diary over the past month. This week I've been poorly bad with a cold (it's not covid as I tested negative) so I've taken a total rest this week. My excuse for not keeping up over the past few weeks is that life has been very busy. I've… Continue reading Quick round up
Lungs gasping for air, heart beating hard, legs screaming. Aren't the both they best and worst feelings for runners? In this training block I'm back doing hills again. On Sunday I watched my three year old son run down a hill with the joy and abandon of, well, a three year old. You know what?… Continue reading Hill sessions back!
Last night I made the decision to reduce the number of miles I was running this morning from eight to six. I was worried about how my ankle would manage as it felt very stiff later in the day after my strength training and I really didn't fancy making it any worse! So, this morning… Continue reading Reducing my easy miles – tweaking my session