Not sure I'll get a pb for some time this year as I've been going backwards since picking up my injury last November. Once FLM out of the way I'll be taking a break to try to get the injury sorted out. However if all goes well I may have a crack at my marathon pb at London...it's the one I should be able to better by reference to my pbs for the shorter distances.
Thanks Twinks, I just take things steady, but sometimes I feel tired before I even start a race. I need to get a grip of myself and stop drinking too much and stuffing chocolate if I am going to improve in my running. Saying that, someone at work has just put a big bag of chocolate buttons on my desk.....and guess what, I am going to eat them now!!!
With only three months to go before I'm 75 my overall PB days are over but I'm looking forward to creating PB's in my new age category. I'm starting with the Great East Anglia Run (a 10K) on my birthday and will be most upset if it takes longer than 50 minutes.
Reading Chrissie Wellington's book last night she talks about the importance of compression garments as part of the recovery process.
As I'd had a particularly grueling 15 mile run yesterday I thought I'd give it a go.
Still wearing them now. Felt quite snug actually & legs don't feel quite...
I've just ran half a marathon in 1:44:08, I only set out to run a 10k but was in the zone so just pushed myself and ended up running 13 miles. I've never even ran over 10 miles before, I run regularly but only around 3-6 miles a few times a week. Was just wondering where this time sits among the...
I'm new to running and regularly I run with friends on whose cars I leave my spare t-shirt (backpack actually). My concern is that how can I carry my extra t-shirt the days I run alone? I tried carrying a very light backpack but it moves around a lot and gets very uncomfortable.