May has been an extraordinary month for myself. Looking back now it's mad all that I made possible, so many goals ticked off. Firstly I managed to run my first ever marathon. Was an amazing experience. I felt amazing throughout, training really paid off. Great support from all my family, friends and even strangers. Weather… Continue reading Manic May
So you want to run your first marathon. Maybe your thinking of signing up to one. Or you may have signed up already and wondering what to expect. Yesterday I ran my first marathon. Was an amazing experience. Great day and I prepared well. I like the little details. I'm one of those over thinkers.… Continue reading Running your first marathon
I CAN!!! I always the one that says I CAN'T I CAN'T do this. I CAN'T do that. I CAN'T join beachfit, I'm not fit enough. I CAN'T run a marathon. I CAN'T sign up to that challenge I'm not ready. I CAN'T do any big challenge, oh I CAN'T do that. All by doubting myself… Continue reading I CAN !!!!!
This week has been a real mixture of emotion. Went to my usual beachfit session. That was really tough. I managed to cram in a hard 18 miler. I struggled at the dreaded wall again. After many reflection I decided I'm not gonna let the wall hit me again. I'm gonna stay strong. Keep focused,… Continue reading Week 18
This week I only managed a measly 16 miles and it was extremely difficult. I attended a beachfit session on the Monday and that was seriously tough. Was all over body work out. I was still stiff on the Wednesday. Wednesday came and I decided I have to do 20 miles. I started and omg… Continue reading Week 17……..
Here's a piece I did for The west Wales chronicle site. My first publishing spot. RUN with it!!In two weeks I'll be running my first marathon. I've been training for a long time and starting to see significant progress as well as many setbacks. The training has been tough. I've done many long runs, sprints… Continue reading RUN with it
This week has been my best weekly mileage to date solid 30 miles. 10 mile before work on the Saturday with the brand new bag. Worked really well took plenty of gels and water. The next was my first 20 miler. Really tough. Struggled to do it all without stopping yet. 4 weeks to go… Continue reading Week 15…..
I love running with music. I love having the joy and excitement of picking a playlist for your run. I also love trying to work out how long your gonna run for then match it be the amount of music. My favourite song at the moment to run to is the kasabian track 'you're in… Continue reading Music
20 miles. Very scary. This was to be my longest run to date. The most I ran before was 16 miles. 16 miles was tough in itself. Since then I've done many 8, 10 miles and a few 13 miles. I got up and ate my breakfast. Packed my bag full of gels and water… Continue reading 20 miles
This week things started to fall back in to place. Had a great 3 mile run before beachfit. Then did a beachfit session. Was really hard after having 2 weeks off. I was aching for days after it. I finally recieved the Solomon 12l hydration bag in the right size after ordering the wrong size.… Continue reading Week 13………