Review of 2017

I know I’m not the only one who has spent the last few days reflecting on 2017 and whether they have achieved all they wanted to; nevertheless, I feel it’s my duty, OK therapy, to share my musings with you.  I honestly can’t believe how quickly 2017 has gone.  It doesn’t feel like 5 minutes … More Review of 2017

I wonder…..

I have a love hate relationship with my curiosity.  I love the fact it has get up and go and wants to find things out, but other times I just wish it would be quiet and let me be. It was my curiosity to wonder whether I actually have it in me to run a marathon, … More I wonder…..

We have all the time in the world – unless you want a sub 60 10k

I’ve learnt something new about myself this week.  I can get really upset (and even cry) because of a finish time in a race!  I feel myself cringing just thinking about it, but to be fair to myself I need to examine this.  Recently I have been doing well at Parkrun.  My 5k PB time … More We have all the time in the world – unless you want a sub 60 10k

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?