Chicago & Frankfurt - Marathon number 4 & 5

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Chicago & Frankfurt - Marathon number 4 & 5

My training diary and log for the 2012 Chicago Marathon - to be held on 7 October 2012 and Frankfurt 28 October 2012

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Weekend of Running

What a great weekend of running - I did the Pride 2012 run in Victoria Park on Saturday and the Maidenhead Half Marathon on Sunday. Both were done with a PB - Saturday's 10k was done in 51m15s and Sundays half done in 1h51m23s - Maidenhead is a great co...

OMG a Blister - the last thin...

Recently I slowed down my running and did not go out for a week and half as I had hurt my right foot - so I thought it best to rest it- last year a few months before the Berlin Marathon I had some orthotics made (professionally by a well know pedaitrist...

Olympic Womens Triathlon disr...

What a great Saturday morning run - felt mostly quite comfortable and had a few disruptions in Hyde Park but they were minor - however I did stop one to watch the cycling portion of the Womens' Triathlon - wonderful atmosphere here in London and just a ...

Olympic week - Long run hard ...

It has been a while since I last made an update on here - the last week has been quite difficult to keep to the training schedule as with my Olympic volunteering and work and the many road closures on the weekend for Olympic events - I missed my long ru...

Done - but do not feel like I...

Chicago just seems to be such a long way away - If I do not do it under 4 hours then there is no point even going through the training - I have to push myself. Anyway yesterday was my first run with my new running club in Hyde Park - they went to a coff...

Confession

Yesterday I was meant to start training - WELL - there was no way as it was raining incessantly ALL day! I will start with cross training today!!!! Can not postpone anymore!!!

The Day before training start

It has been quite a recovery from the London Marathon - I have been the laziest ever and been eating like an ox - I bet I have gained loads, also been to South Africa for a few days - tomorrow it all starts again, back onto the Weight watchers, back ont...