Third time’s the charm…

Saturday dawned bright and early, and a little less early – and possibly a little less bright – we dawned, too.  The plan was to leave home at 6am, to get to the start for 7:30am, and wangle our way into the first wave of starters.  We nailed the leaving part; the travelling part took…

Long time coming…

On Sunday, it’ll be 8 weeks till the marathon and one week until Warwick Half.  This is my ‘de-load’ week.  I’m scaling back the amount of running this week, to allow my legs to rest and consolidate all they’ve learnt over the past few weeks. Last week, I was mostly in Lincoln.  Which meant I…

NAILED IT!

Today I set out for my fast 6km Thursday run.  You remember me whingeing last week about how “fast” and “8km” were mutually incompatible ideas?  Well I discussed it with Becky, and she agreed that perhaps we should start the build-up at 6km.  So this week, my first official marathon training week, was a fast…