Good Evening peeps,
How you all doing? Hope you having a great weekend, just like the one I've just had!. Well tonight was my 1st ever Park Run and for those who entered the Supernova run and completed it, very well done.
So what can I say.. What a brilliant evening! Firstly I would like to take this time and say to all those who have disabilities (of all kinds and degrees) I take my hat off and salute you guy's n girls. It's one thing watching it all on TV but when there are runners, people in wheelchairs, running alongside you, it brings along it's own perspective and humbleness.
On to the run... Was it cold out tonight or what! In all the excitement, I ended up getting there a bit early and had to wait around for 20 mins. I was frozen! Felt like Elsa I did! My wave of runners eventually took off and I was duly overtaken by a 10 yearold (soon put right to that) ,found my rhythm and style and off I went.
Tonight was the first of 2 things I haven't done since starting C25K (as I am a sucker for sticking to rules and regs) I didn't take any headphones with me, so didn't know any split times, distance. Also no music, no Laura, nothing, nada, zilch.... Only heartbeat, breathing and footsteps could be heard.
Secondly my normal running is quite flat, and straight forward. Never have I done so many up, downs, left, rights,high, Low, U turns! You name it, they had it! It was certainly a learning curve tonight I'll tell ya.
So saving the best to for last, as the run was in the Olympic Park Stratford, I could only put it in a truly Olympic/Olympian performance and yes peeps that's exactly what I did by setting a new PB!! I did it in 27.01 mins!! Looks like I had the eye of the tiger left in me from Wednesday's run!
Thank you all for stopping by, and hope you all enjoy the rest of your weekend.