For the whole month of January I will be taking part in RED January for Mind charity, I will be aiming to record a activity every day for the whole month. This will include going out running, recording walks and the indoor bike in the gym. I feel this is a great opportunity to get … Continue reading RED January 2020
2019 has been somewhat a good year in terms of Running goes. My aim at the start of the year was to sign up for and complete my first half marathon as well as attending a few different races (Huddersfield 10k, Eccup 10 and VoY Half). Last year I had managed to hit my 500 … Continue reading 2019 Review Part 1
As the winter approaches I tend to take a more relaxed approach to training in winter after 10 months of running up to 20 miles a week I tend to slow down the miles and spend some time in the gym doing strength work with the minimum one run a week at least 5k distance … Continue reading Winter Training
On sunday (20th october) I returned to York once again to take part in the Yorkshire 10 Mile race. I had been looking forward to this one since i took part last year as I felt I needed to go one better. After last months half marathon I hadn't done as many miles as i … Continue reading The Magic 10 Mile
As we are a few weeks into autumn now, my training once i completed the half marathon last month has slowed down a little in regards to amount of miles per week, but still staying on on the plan as my final 2 races of the year, (unless i decide to take a plunge into … Continue reading Autumn Goals
The 13 weeks of well planned training had finally come down to this day (15th september) for the Vale of York Half Marathon. My standard race day breakfast of wholemeal toast and a banana went down well with a cup of Yorkshire tea to start the day, I changed my plan to wear my STAC … Continue reading That’s the Half completed!!
It is now 10 days to go until I take the challenge of my first half marathon and my first race since York 10k at the beginning of august, the last 6 weeks of training have been tough especially when it has come to the long runs. On sunday i managed to do my final … Continue reading 10 days to go!!
Sunday (August 4) I took part in one of my favourite 10k races in one of my favourite Yorkshire cities, York. Started the day with the usual 2 slices of toast and a cup of Yorkshire tea, sat in the garden while the dog generally stood at gate sniffing the air.I got myself ready and … Continue reading The cobbled streets of York.
Last saturday I travelled up to Heslington for my clubs parkrun league series as it hit the midway point and the 3rd venue of the 5. So thanks to another member of the club and competitor in the station league picking up my request for a lift up to York for this one, we made … Continue reading parkrun sub 30
Last year when I took part in Pudsey 10k I earned myself a PB despite in the tough hills, and had no hesitation in taking part again and trying to persuade a number of fellow running club members to join me only one did to set out to do her first 10k race, not knowing … Continue reading The Muddy trials of Pudsey 10k