Diary of a Rubbish Marathon Runner
From a 4:36 marathon to the World Championships
Sunday, October 20, 2019
Upwards And Onwards
A bit of increase in mileage this week, a bit over 50 miles, which felt astonishingly easy. I guess the deep endurance that I have gained ov...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
It's been 2 weeks since the Ecotrail and while I feel fully recovered I know perfectly well that it takes more than 2 weeks to recover f...
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Very much as expected, my legs bloody hurt for quite a few days after the race. On Sunday I was pretty much totally useless, even more so th...
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Four Mountains and Almost a Funeral
I don't think I ever got the chance to sleep in my own bed and wake up naturally at my usual time and still be able to comfortably make ...
Friday, September 27, 2019
Let It Bee
It was supposed to be a nice, short, relaxing taper run, but a minute into Wednesday's lunchtime run I accidentally swallowed an insec...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Pain In My Side
About two weeks ago I got a fairly bad pain on my right-had side. That was a real problem because I only sleep properly on my right side,...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Recover As You Taper
The first thing I noticed a day or two after our epic cycle trip was that my hip flexors were a bit tired. That didn't come as much of a...
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