Well, after the blistering start I made last month, this month has been a bit of a wash-out. As I said in my last post, I managed to injure myself in my last run in my old trainers. I got the fancy new ASICS Roadhawks, but these weren't right so I took them back. I ordered an upgraded version of my old trainers - ASICS Gel Galaxy 9. These arrived on Tuesday, but I only got to road-test them this evening. They are very nice, and pretty comfortable!
My run was marred, however, by bad calf pain, so it turned into a hobble towards the end. My injury obviously wasn't as healed as I'd hoped, but I was desperate to get back into my training programme. Also, I found that running actually felt slightly easier than walking. At least this has given me some practice at coping with injury.
Never mind, though - at least I had a great time in my new shoes. Here is a cheery song to match my mood: