A Little Pain

A Little Pain

So last night I mentioned I was feeling a little twinge of pain in my left leg. I thought a night of rest would make it feel a little better but, alas, I have woken up this morning and it is still there. To be honest, it wasn’t hurting a lot during the run and I...
Shakeout

Shakeout

The week of training hasn’t quite gone as planned just yet. I was hoping to get out on Tuesday morning but didn’t make it as I was working through Jamie getting ready for school, things happening around the house, and getting into the groove at work. I was...
On a Taper

On a Taper

With the Thames Path 50 mile just a dozen or so days away, I am into the part of my training cycle where I start to taper in earnest. Over the last couple of months I have taken some time off injured and then, when things seemed to be healing up, ramped the training...
Closing Out the Week

Closing Out the Week

I had got close to hitting my mileage goal for the week yesterday but wasn’t quite there – I need to find another six kilometers. In the broader scheme of things these last few kilometers wouldn’t count for very much. Certainly, in the scope of the...
Running the River

Running the River

Today marks the start of the final ‘big week’ of training before the 50 miler in England in September. If all goes to plan I will run my third consecutive 100km week this week, then cut back to 80km the week after, and a little less than that in the final...