I rather stupidly signed up for a 1000 mile challenge in January. Less than 100 miles per month. How hard could it be?
I plodded through the year and reached the beginning of September and had a target of 3.5 miles a day. Still doable IF I hadn't been full of cold for the best part of six weeks.
I hit November with a total of 128 miles. I was knackered.
I still had to cover a whopping 4.5 miles a day in December. It was still doable, but I have called it a day.
And now I feel great. Not pressure. No doing the maths while running to make sure I am on target.
Freedom. I am not signing up next year and will probably achieve 1000 miles.
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