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All posts for November 2012

Week 7 - how did you get through it?

Tomorrow morning I'm venturing out into the freezing cold to do week 6 r 3 - for...

Wk 7 R3 :-) :-) :-)

Final run of week 7 (again on the treadmill at the gym) I found it 'not that bad...

Ran week 4 run 1 tonight!

A run I had been dreading, how could I run for 5 minutes!!! But I did it!! Did...

Femur stress fracture?

After I finished my very first 25 minute run back in week 6 I started to notice ...

a break from running :(

Never thought I'd ever see the day where I would be sad about this.. Saw the doc...

I've got a lovely new one as from tomorrow!

Well my gym membership ran out today, ahhhh I hear you all say but yippee I'm sa...

Sometimes you have to forget speed and distance and bpm, and just run for the sheer bloody joy of it.

This morning I heard of the death of a friend’s mother. Last week it was another...

Post injury/recovery run in the bag - it was cold and hard going :-( - but the heel inserts seemed to work!

Yes. I feel like I'm back - not quite in the grove yet, but nothing dropped off...

Parkrun Kawana in C25k t-shirt and other reflections on running in Australia

Not sure if these URLs will work but here are some photos of me in my C25k T-shi...

Is 4+mph on the treadmill fast enough to be classed as running?

What speed do others run at on the treadmill? I vary between 4.3 and 4.5 dependi...

Week 5 Run 2. Quick play the Rocky Fight Song!

I am so proud of myself. I really did well on this run. Failing my first W5R1 w...

Living the High Life

Had a busy week with not a lot of time for runs. Managed a short run on Monday n...

I did a sneaky little run...

woohoo! did a non stressful little run today. I did my favourite the c25k+ speed...

PG Tips

First run since Sunday following grounding after a bout of flu. Had a second bas...

Regression

I'm going to start this blog with something positive before going into the negat...

Wk7R1 Succeeded....in my own special way!

Set off full of enthusiasm and really determined to do it after my little set-ba...

Wk9 Run 3 COMPLETED - WAAAAAYHAAAAAAAY I REALLY Can do it, so can you!

I am so excited as I sit here typing this blog, I have completed the couch to 5k...

W7R2 – Frosty start but run done plus that extra minute again...

Today was my first frosty run so on with the gloves as well as the normal layers...

The infamous Week 5, run 3...

Did this on Sunday morning. Was dreading it before I left, but actually made it ...

Week 4 in the bag! Anyone for strength and flex?

Week four is done! Lovely frosty morning I really have got the bug. Started the ...

Don't run before you can walk! (or W5r3 in the ice)

I am very chuffed to say that I have just finished w5r3!!!! Woke up feeling exci...

Here we go! W1D1

Well hello everyone! After conquering the first 7 days of not smoking, I thou...

I DID IT!!!

Finally! I graduated the Couch-to-5K programme about six weeks ago. As I got i...

Stepping Stones second time round

Woo-hoo. After yesterday's post I thought I'd not do a second speed run midweek...

Setback at week 6!

After doing so well with the programme and going from a committed non runner to ...

(singing) you can do it if you really want, you can do it if you really want, but you must try, try and try, try and try!

Hopefully you'll find this motivational :) Here's the thing. Every single...

25 minutes? Really?

If you had told me when I started this that I would be running for 25 minutes wi...

A gentle jog at 165 BPM, and anyone going to parkrun Oxford on Saturday?

I seriously have a problem with running to the beat, it starts off really well b...

W2r3 done

6.10am start Dark and cold. But completed and feeling good. Quite happy with ...

Grazed knees….but no damage done to my kit!

I had been looking forward all day to my run this evening and really getting mys...