I treated myself to a couple of days off after the 5k graduation run on Saturday morning, still beaming about that btw lol
I started a 5k intermediate programme this morning
2 miles easy run it says. Easy? Try telling that to these old legs at 6am when it’s dark and cold and wet and windy. However, after a cuppa I dragged them out the door and got going and surprisingly for the first time in about 4 weeks they co-operated right from the first stride. Decided to stay away from the ‘big hill’ and went round a tar path for a half mile and then into the woods. There is a great downhill trail section that runs along the river and a wee faraway voice said ‘go for it’ and I did, and oh boy did I feel like I was 8 years old again careering through the woods without a care in the world and the memories and exhilaration almost made me weep. Where on earth has that wee cowboy and indians playing tomboy been for the last 40 odd years? I don’t know, but she’s back now and I am SO looking forward to doing that again at least once a month.
My right achilles tendon is now grumbling a wee bit, but it’s just the shock of that short sprint and I’m sure it will be fine.
30 minutes Tempo training tomorrow. Hmmm how can I make that fit a game of flight test pilots???