Wednesday, 28 December 2011
Today I started my marathon training completing 10 miles in 1hr 34mins.This was a social run with Justin and Angela and I returned home very pleased. I have not run 10 miles for a long time so actually getting out there and doing it was a good achievement for me, although the thought of running 26 miles seems impossible at the moment but I just need to build up the distance slowly.
Sunday, 31 July 2011
This was an important run for me as I have not been doing so much running meeting recently and I have Beachy Head marathon in 12 weeks. I was a bit worried about the distance and I have to admit I was struggling at the end of 14 miles mainly because this was the longest run I have done for some time and at the end my right knee was hurting a bit. At the end of the day I was comfortable on the run and I have a good starting base for Beachy.
Monday, 25 July 2011
I managed to get home early tonight and got out for a short 4.6m run around my short course. Unfortunately my Garmin was not working properly and I am not sure of the time. It was good to be out running again. I am going to miss Tuesday nights club run but will go out either Thursday night or Friday morning. On Saturday another night run is planned which I am really looking forward too.
Sunday, 24 July 2011
I have only managed to run about once a week and usually only about 6-8miles. I have lost a lot of fitness and put on about 4 pounds in weight which is a lot for me.
I am now just about to start my training again. It is a shame I have lost so much fitness but I do feel pretty strong and hopefully my body has had a long time to recover.
I have the following runs in the diary: Eridge 10, Petts Wood 10K and Beachy Head Marathon.
I have missed my running and I am going to work out my training plan.
Friday, 24 June 2011
It was the running club Chevening run on Tuesday. This is a group 12 mile run to Chevening. I decided to run with the slower longer group. This was a tough run the first 5 miles to Knockholt is mostly up hill. When we had arrived at Chevening we had done 8 miles and I was a bit worried that if I had to run 8 miles back I would not be able to make it. Fortunately we came back via a shorter route and we only ran 13.5 miles.I have not been doing so much running recently and it was a tough run . I pretty much had to walk the last mile. There were lots of people on the run and it was great to catch up with all my running buddies. I am going to ramp up my running soon when I start training for Beachy Head.
Sunday, 12 June 2011
I must focus on getting my next belt.
Overall I think this is a fair reflection as I have been training for 12 years and attending an instructors class for about 6 years. I also have my black sash in combat and Chris and I are now running our own school.