Tough 10

Yesterday, I set out with my lovely neighbour, Kirsty, for another race.  Our races together are characterised by not taking things entirely seriously.  Our training for this race consisted pretty much solely of last week’s cross country shenanigans round the local woods and farmland. This week, I’ve done a little running – 5km on Thursday…

Keeping up with the boys

I’m sort of back on it.  I don’t do well without a training plan, and I have a 10k in a couple of weeks, so I’m roughly following the i10 plan over at intelligent running.  It’s less running than I’ve been doing (but hey, I’m not training for a marathon any more so that’s all…

Clucking Hills!

I bumped into my neighbour, last night.  She’s a lovely woman; we always have a giggle.  Anyway, a while ago she agreed to run the Silverstone Half Marathon with me, in March, and we’ve been meaning to train together ever since…. Even better, I’ve been desperate to find someone to do my hill intervals with;…

And so it begins…

Training for Brighton officially began on Monday.  The day after my birthday.  Luckily, given the birthday situation, training began with a rest day.  I used it to devise a little body conditioning workout for myself, on the basis that stronger legs will run better.  So I did some kettle bell exercises in the quiet of…