weather in nottingham was superb on sat at 7.00am, and we had a great run. unfortunately hammerite was still in the land of nod and missed it all. the bluebells were in full bloom in all 4 woods that we went by, 13 great miles.
Yippee - I seem to have discovered that I can run marathons and not die.
Did Orpington Marafun yesterday - was a lovely friendly event - but a rather lonely run as there were only 17 runners in total and I started a bit late... But I got the only marathon third place I'm ever likely to get I think I would have got a PB too if it hadn't been for the inclines:
And the best part is that I have spent the day today tormenting Shiraz - cycling much faster and further than her this morning and I'm now planning to whip her @rse in the pool too ;-)
Still waiting to see if I've ruined my chances for a good time at next week's Richmond Half - but so far it's looking good.
As Chrisity said it was a lovely morning yesterday, and I decided to stay in bed (well didn't respond when my alarm went off!). Anyway when I got up it was lovely still but the shopping needed doing, so went to do that planning to mow the jungle like lawn when I got back. When I got back the rain had started and that was that!!
I did however, manage to get out and do just short of 16 miles by myself (all my long runs to date have been with other people!). Quite enjoyed it, but very tired at the end. It's now taper time for and as I felt so tired on this run I've decided it's early nights from now on in and some carb loading, both of which I've never really taken seriously for other races.
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.
My patrilineal ancestors came from Ipswich area in around 1634 they emigrated to Massachusetts Bay colony: Ipswich Ma. USA. Has anyone done the Great Barrow Challenge (Bury St. Edmunds) of 10 marathons in 10 days?
I need some help and advice please…
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