Independence Day

Independence Day

The third day back from injury and a new work week. The goal this morning was to get out, get running, put in a few extra kilometers compared to yesterday, and not get injured. It’s essentially the same goal as yesterday, and it will likely be the same goal...
Restart Button

Restart Button

After an injury that wouldn’t seem to heal and moving house which, as it always does, takes a lot out of you in terms of mental and physical energy, I was happy to be able to hit the restart button this morning and head out for a run. I didn’t want to do anything...
Cross Training

Cross Training

So since the calf injury flared up again last Saturday I have been doing all I can to try and not run. Instead of running or walking in to work I’ve been cycling and, truth be told, enjoying it. The fixed gear bike is as smooth as ever and the weather has been...
Dammit

Dammit

After taking five days off from running after Sunday’s painful calf injury I wanted to get back into things slowly this morning. I was planning to do something short – 5km, maybe half an hour maximum – just to get moving again and ease my lower leg...
Ultra Prep: Mental

Ultra Prep: Mental

I’m in the sort of physical shape I wanted to be in for the race tomorrow morning. Save for a couple of weeks lost to injury back in January, I’ve done all the training I hoped to do, run all the kilometers I had hoped to run, and hit the sort of goals that I set for...