Back on my Bike

Given I hurt my ankle on Monday and today is the first day it hasn’t hurt, I decided I shouldn’t push myself and would finally go on the bike ride I have been promising myself I would do for months. So I got out the bike, pumped up the tires …

Nooooo……Injured

It is now less than two weeks until the Woodford to Glenbrook Classic and I had planned to do a 15k run today. I am thinking I will try the 15km at the end of the week for my long run providing I feel OK. I will then try and do …

Running with the dog

At the beginning of 2013 I decided I was going to try and do a lot more exercise outdoors, away from the gym. I much prefer to exercise in a natural environment and find gyms far too stuffy for my liking (specially when someone wearing overpowering perfume climbs onto the …

100K in May and Feeling Crappy

I managed to meet my 100K in May target (weekly target of 25k). I ran the last 5k needed on the 31st of May just so I could get it done. Looking at the distances some people run in a month on Strava is quite incredible. I can’t imagine being …

Trail Running

I am preparing for the Woodford to Glenbrook Classic even though it is not definite yet. So I have started running on the trails around our area in an effort to train. However, I had forgotten just how much harder running on trails is compared to running on the road. …

Setting Goals

One thing I found when I started looking through other running blogs was that I couldn’t find how long it had taken people to get to where they were at that particular point in time. They were running marathons etc but how long did it take them to get there? …