I'd signed up for the Longest Day Run months ago without really thinking about it, and after roping in a pal, Jen, to join me, we decided to go for about 40-50 miles. She'd never run more than a marathon, and me not further than 34 miles, so it was going to be a test … Continue reading Longest Day Run
Boston Qualifying Time!
Dubbed as the flattest marathon in the UK, and being in my home city, I entered this marathon with the dream of qualifying for Boston. For my age group this means a sub 3:35, or possibly 3:40 as I go up to the 35-39 age group for next years Boston. Given the recent disturbing events … Continue reading Boston Qualifying Time!
Week of Wins!
I never win anything.....until now! I started off my week with a call from Rosso Restaurant in Manchester, I had one dinner for two with a bottle of wine after putting my business card in the draw over a Christmas Networking event held there. How exciting! I immediately got hubster and I booked in for … Continue reading Week of Wins!
Marathon effort, no mileage Day 18 Janathon
Today was to be the final taper before our first ultra, but alas it was not meant to be! We pushed on from Manchester to Holyhead, after hearing the statement at 10am that the event was going ahead. It was a tough old trip, dangerous driving which completely sapped the energy, we would have been … Continue reading Marathon effort, no mileage Day 18 Janathon
Shattered by Saddleworth Day 12 Janathon
Here I was thinking that I would get a lie in this morning & take what I would term as a day off and maybe just knock out 3 mile run later in the day......but no, hubby had other ideas......Manchester Wheelers had a ride planned today, so we headed off at 8.45 to meet them … Continue reading Shattered by Saddleworth Day 12 Janathon