Category Archives: sport

Hot, overtrained and a challenge for the future

I don’t know if it has been due to the heat or maybe overtraining a bit but I have hit a wall. I have no energy and my chest and side have been extra achy for a couple weeks. It … Continue reading

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Run/walking

For about the last 3 weeks or so I have not been able to maintain my pace at all. I run for a while, wear myself out and walk over and over again. I am running at a faster pace … Continue reading

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Snail pace runners

I was just reading Women’s Running magazine and it hit me that I haven’t seen a regular piece written by a back of the pack runner in ages and I don’t think ever in Women’s Running. This is a shame … Continue reading

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Lethbridge 10k

Mid week 10k run. The weather was a bit chilly for mid-June. The day had been nice enough but the evening run was a bit of a chilly start. Starting from a local sports centre, we lined up in the … Continue reading

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Neolithic 10k

Enjoyed this run….well as far as I am able to enjoy running. Running and I are frenemies at best. Weather was bipolar, the boy was challenging and my husband’s half marathon started in a different location so needed a bus … Continue reading

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Whole slew of runs

I have a whole slew of runs to talk about but just haven’t had the writing bug. Firstly, Blenheim 7K on April 29th, then it was a new personal best this last Saturday, a long run with a milestone on … Continue reading

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Jurassic Coast 10K

So last week I did my first trail 10K. That was a horrible experience. To the running on grass/paths part but the lack of signposting and Marshall’s that didn’t know the correct route to get you back on track. The … Continue reading

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Long run

On Sunday I did my longest run (technically run/walk) yet. It was actually two runs with a two hour break in between to cheer and hold coats for a friend doing a 15km run. By the end of the day … Continue reading

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First 10k

I have been really pushing myself the last couple months and for Mother’s Day I chose to run my first 10k race. This was a particularly risky plan as I only just managed to run continuously for 5k a few … Continue reading

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Lovely Weekend

Let me begin by saying the spring weather we had this weekend here in southern England couldn’t have been more perfect and relaxing.  I could not have possibly asked for anything better for Mother’s Day weekend. Our Saturday started out … Continue reading

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