Entering the Twilight zone…and so it begins

So the time has finally come, here we are with 3 days and counting… last night I went to the VLM Expo and honestly it was like entering the twilight zone; initially I was okay as I was firmly focused on picking up my running number and timing chip.  All seemed to be going well […]

Week Eleven – Ice ice baby!

I’d like to thank the marvellous Lady Catherine for my brilliant blog title this week, as we discussed my injury whilst I sat knee elevated and iced.  I ran home from work last night (5.2 miles) from Docklands via the Island Gardens to Greenwich foot tunnel (quite an eye opener I can tell you…) and […]

First run of 2015

It’s been an exciting start to the year as I’ve been planning my next four months of training, menus and theatre trips (of course!).  I went for my first run of the year this morning, and took in a rather dull overcast day (though the forecast had promised me sunshine!) as I jogged across Blackheath, […]

Everything BUT training….

Okay, okay… I confess it, I have been utterly disgraceful and shamelessly gave into the festive fun in the last two weeks of December (as I became increasingly inundated) with the usual rounds of pre-Christmas parties, dinners and drinks; achieving very little training the process, save only a couple of less than productive gym sessions. […]

Chilly & hungover 8 mile run

So, I think I finally understand what it is people love about this running and fitness business… and it’s not the toned physique and additional energy you have when inflicting such a training programme upon oneself.  No indeed, for my money the reason has to be NO FOOD GUILT.  As someone who has always had […]