Hi folks! Big Dan here with his weekly running report.
As my first week on this new job flew by, I wanted to fill you in on my morning running regime. I managed two runs this week - tuesday and friday. Tuesday I did a 5K and yesterday (friday) I could only face a 3K. It's a shock to the system to get up incredibly early, as for the past few months I've been a late riser (due to being an unemployed bum) and had the luxury of lat mid morning running. BUT....I would rather be earning money than be unemployed so I'm just going to have to get used to my new regime.
I have to say there's something quite fabulous about a run before work. You go in, feeling slightly smug, as 99% of the people you work with probably HAVEN'T done anything as impressive. I really enjoy going in to work knowing I've done a bit of a tonk around the streets earlier.
My run yesterday was an massive effort. Unfortunately I'd got a bit over enthusiastic with drinking vodka martini's the night before (Mrs Dan makes a SUPERB martini) and I felt slightly warmer than death when I awoke. However, this was not to stop me in my quest for a run. What it DID do though is make me feel fragile and pathetic and only good for a short outing. But as they say..."any run is a good run" - and I duly performed a 3K in 16 minutes. Not bad for a vodka fumed, hangover!
So thats it. I'm planning a long run tomorrow - Sunday. I'm hoping the rain stays away, but if it doesn't, I'll deal with it. Wish me luck and I'll report back soon.
Hope all your parkruns, fun runs, races etc went spiffingly well today. Keep running folks cos it's what makes us fabulous people.