Oh dear. This is the fifth time I’ve hit publish yet each time my post disappears. Essentially this post was supposed to be a love letter to my foam roller. If you don’t have one I highly recommend and was going to try to persuade you to shell out 15-20 euro of your hard earned… Continue reading How to say thank you to tired legs.
Today’s run is probably the last for these shoes. I probably could have retired them earlier and broke in new shoes for my half today but I was feeling sentimental about them. They’re my first grown up runners and they have helped me stick with my new program when it got hard. After all, how… Continue reading Goodbye shoes and my half marathon result.
You already know a little about me – my age, gender, where I live and roughly what level of running I’m at. But there must be more to me than that surely? The order people put their chosen descriptions in can be telling. I am a wife and mum of 2 perfect kids but that’s… Continue reading Who am I and why do I run?
Week one of taper is complete. I thought I’d enjoy the decreased running more but I found I missed the routine a little. I didn’t however miss the treadmill at all. It’s a brilliant tool for keeping up the ability to run/follow a plan/do speedwork woth minimum fuss. It just doesn’t make runs enjoyable though.… Continue reading Rock’n’roll training week 8
Check it out. 100 miles in one month. That’s not huge for many runners but it is huge for me. I’ve mentioned the Nike plus app before but I think it’s worth another look if you aren’t already convinced by it. The free app is simple enough. It measures distance in miles or kms as… Continue reading Nike plus app and a milestone!
When I originally made out my plan I wasn’t sure how to approach the taper so I’ve been doing my research! Most people agree at beginner level 2 weeks is the best taper time. But what to do in those 2 weeks? All plans will differ but I’m finding the below helpful when deciding on… Continue reading The taper