January 2021 training

I haven’t done a monthly training summary for quite some time, and thought that January was a good time to start. It’s been quite a good month really, even though I had one very bad week in the middle. Miles: 87.14No of runs: 16Strength sessions: 7 There have been lots of early morning frosty and... Continue Reading →

Speed training plan progress

I’ve now been following a plan to try and increase my pace over short distance for a few weeks and I’m quite enjoying it. It’s only an 8 week plan, which to me feels doable, hopefully long enough to have an impact, but short enough to stick to. In my last post I’d put what... Continue Reading →

Good day, bad days, busy days

How are things? Things seem to have got more serious again the last few weeks, with the introduction of the new tier system and some areas entering the highest tier. As I’m in Yorkshire in the north of England, we seem to be experiencing this wave worse than last time. As things stand, we are... Continue Reading →

Training, trails, bikes

It’s been a few weeks since the not very good half marathon and I think the best way to describe them would be up and down. I’ve been running, I’ve got my bike out once or twice, I’ve been doing the weights… but emotionally I’ve been very up and down. I don’t know if it... Continue Reading →

Burnsall Half Marathon race review

Fresh in my mind, last Saturday was the Burnsall Half, run by Due North Events. I’ve been wondering whether to write this now, or give it a few days when I might forget the worst bits and just focus on the good bits but then I thought that isn’t really giving a true reflection of... Continue Reading →

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