In May I ran my very first marathon in Edinburgh. My only goal was to finish. To crawl over that finish line. To be able to say, I ran a marathon. To prove to myself that I could do it. I had no goal time in my mind... although realistically I knew I had completed … Continue reading Edinburgh Marathon…. better late than never!
Loving watching the London marathon this morning. 15 mile long run yesterday! It's the longest I've ever ran and the best long run I've ever had. The weather was fab. I had found last week quite hard so I decided that instead of running away from the house for 13 miles I would put all … Continue reading Tell them how I am defying gravity!!
Literally! I actually chased a butterfly down a hill. Last week I totally got into the Run Selfie Repeat podcast. As a newish runner (I don't think I'll ever feel like a real runner 🙈) I love reading or hearing about other people, who aren't elite athletes, who find running hard but still love it. … Continue reading Today, I chased a butterfly….
Soooooo... back on the training for he marathon horse and I stuck to my new, very vague, plan and ran 11 miles yesterday. I planned my route, including some of the actual course. I arranged my husband to come get me so I didn't have to loop back. I got up early and had breakfast, … Continue reading A little recovery paddle…
So today is exactly 7 weeks until the marathon. I am not prepared!! But I have a plan. Focus on getting the long runs in. Here's the plan: Wk Beg 9.4.18 - Long Run 11miles Wk Beg 16.4.18 - Long Run 13miles Wk Beg 23.4.18 - Long Run 15miles Wk Beg 30.4.18 - Long Run 18miles Wk Beg 7.5.18 - … Continue reading 7 weeks today!