Tag Archives: Running
Today as the weather forecasters were suggesting a balmy 18 degrees I was determined to get my running shoes out and go for a lunchtime run. I vary when I run, but usually find running before I eat lunch works … Continue reading
How do I begin to describe running my first marathon? How do I begin to describe running the London marathon? Do I use the clichés? As much as I don’t want to, they absolutely fit…the usual suspects about digging deep, running … Continue reading
My last blog was back at the beginning of March following the Silverstone Half Marathon. I’ve been very tardy in getting any updates posted. To be fair it has been frantic with work, training and fund-raising and now I am only … Continue reading
Well today was going to be the toughest one for a while for a number of reasons; post-Christmas first major long run, January running blues and worst of all, finally succumbing to the Local Lurgy and fighting of this horrible cold!
Happy new year everyone. I really hope 2011 is going to be fabulous year for us all! My 2011 started on 27th December as I began my marathon training. Monday 27 December was the start of Week One of 16 weeks … Continue reading
I decided I needed to start totting up how many miles each week. What a relief to get out on the road today. Prepping before going out is another matter too especially in the cold! Running in aid of Kidney Research UK for the London Marathon on 17th April 2010 and need help to raise as much as can. Please if you can donate or sponsor me I’d love to hear from you: http://www.kidneyresearchukevents.org/DawnRoberts
It’s be a while since my last confession blog, oops so i better catch up, before the year “runs” away with me!
This whole running lark has suddenly nosedived. Where has my motivation gone?
Dark nights, cold weather and the sudden realisation that I haven’t started Christmas shopping (let alone sorted birthdays before then) is definitely taking it’s toll! It was great relief to see some of my new virtual running buddies posting up similar comments, and yet all I still want to do is curl up in a duvet in front of a roaring log fire with a massive cup of hot chocolate!
So why on earth did I start
It’s been lovely, I’ve had a little break from too much running and pushing myself so hard, especially after the high of completing my first half marathon (the Perkins GER in October). And as with everything when we’re going flat-out, … Continue reading
Nervous before the start Have i got everything? What an amazing day today has been! I have completed my first ever half marathon and while it was painful it was also fantastic in so many ways! I’ve had a run … Continue reading