I've finally accepted that I wont be lining up next to the wife on sunday to run the Portsmouth coastal marathon. A couple of grumpy old man days behind me, I am now pleased to be free to run 4 or 5 times a week and not have to save myself for a long run all the time.
I'm putting together a plan for the VLM and looking forward to lots of runs over the Xmas break, and then a week running in the beautiful rural countryside of Galicia, España in early January.
I ran 11.25 miles yesterday in the glorious winter sunshine, and plan to pop out this evening for a quick 3 or 4 miler to 'earn' my dinner and pud :-)
Yesterday saw me pass the 1,000 mile mark for 2012 - I'm pleased with that, especially as i have had to contend with three bouts of my calf muscle injury over the year. Roll on 2013 and my target of 1,200 miles, and no injuries!
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Dec0320125:34 p.m.Glad to report that I managed to run my planned 18 miles yesterday, so feel pleased to get more or less back on track for my marathon in 3 weeks...
Nov2820128:57 p.m.Managed a ploddy 5.5 miles this afternoon - a bit of light relief between intense work laptop sessions. It felt good I'm pleased to say, and has raised my...
Nov2720127:12 p.m.It's been a long time since i blogged but I thought I'd give it a go again... and try to stay with it, and the running, for a bit longer this time. I...
Jan1220129:56 a.m.Well, back again for a quick catch-up posting - for what it's worth! I'm pleased to report that my calf injuries are keeping quiet for now, and that I'm back...