Running uphill to 40 – does it ever get easier?

When I signed up for the Oxford Half Marathon, I honestly thought if I follow the plan, it won’t be too difficult.  After all, I had followed the c25k app and the 10km plans.  Although there were hard points, they were achieveable and recovery was 24 hours or less. Half marathon training is something different.  I … More Running uphill to 40 – does it ever get easier?

Running uphill to 40 – half way through 500 mile challenge!

Life has been such a manic, emotional jumble lately, I haven’t had a clear space in my head to update my progress.  Since Grandad died, I have found it so difficult to run.  My legs and feet have felt like dead weights and my times have dropped off.  That was until I discovered ChiRunning.  Someone … More Running uphill to 40 – half way through 500 mile challenge!

Running uphill to 40 – what is the meaning of it all?

Two weeks ago today was my Grandfather’s funeral.  Every day that passes makes me feel further away from him.  I don’t know why, but since the day he died (8th May) I’ve struggled to run.  Every run has been a complete battle to lift my legs.  I’ve not managed my three runs a week, I’ve … More Running uphill to 40 – what is the meaning of it all?