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Week 14 

After my longest run of 20.2 miles, I was worried my legs would not be my friend. But they felt surprisingly ok. I had Monday as my rest day though still got my 10k steps in. I managed my HIIT class reasonably well. It doesn’t get easier you just get more reps in. As they say if you’re not sweating you’re not training.  Continue reading Week 14 

Week 13

It was a tough week this one, I was still feeling a bit deflated after what I thought was a poor run on Saturday.  I started the week off with a mile swim. I hadn’t done that for about 20 years. My stroke is definitely improving and certainly had jelly legs when getting out.  Continue reading Week 13

Week 12

After my soaking the day before on my long run, I was feeling tired. The constant dodging the puddles and battling the elements really took it out of me.

The weather on Wednesday was back to rain. As the alarm went off at 6.15am to the rain battering the windows, I decided to do my run before I went to the pool. I ran my best I had in a while. Doing a really good tempo run. I ran in my brooks trainers as my hokas were still damp from Sunday. It was nice running in these and I forgot how comfy they were.  Continue reading Week 12

Week 9

I like a Monday, it’s like a reset button. I Look at my plan and it was a gentler running week. Let my body have an easier time. But it doesn’t get easier you just go faster.

I was trying to be a bit easier on myself, though i did stupidly look at someone’s social media who is training for London marathon and instantly felt a failure comparing my efforts to theirs. Reminding myself I’m doing what I’m doing and sod everything else I see.  Easier said than done. Continue reading Week 9