A very enthusiastic bunch started on a very special journey Becoming HERO’s was our mission Cautiously we approached our first 5k target Despite some early injuries Everyone kept on smiling Following our training plans Guided by our mentors Hills were not our friends In time we started to improve Just keep going we told ourselves … More The Alphabet according to the ZERO’s
When my alarm clock went off at 6 am this morning Facebook reliable informed me it was the first day of Spring. A quick look outside the window confirms yes, it is light, the birds are singing, the lambs are bleating (incredibly loudly), it is spring, which means only one thing right – I am … More Week Forty One – Welcome to Sufferlandria!
How can you have week forty without week thirty-nine I hear you ask? Well if I could erase week thirty-nine then maybe I would, it was the week of let’s face facts and it was all a little too raw to write about so, I saved you all the grief and I saved my laptop … More Week Forty – Nobody Said it was Easy!
There’s a real problem with this weekly blog writing shenanigan (and it’s not just the fact I had to google how to spell shenanigan)! When things are good we can celebrate, you all have to endure sweaty pictures of me looking happy as I cross some finish line or other. When things are tough the … More Week Thirty Eight – Just keep swimming!
This week has been a toughie, after last Sunday’s twenty miles left me buzzing with a new sense of “I can totally do this” the rest of the week the followed was somewhat less than enthusiastic. An aborted recovery run Monday and very little running to follow for the rest of the week has made … More Week Thirty Seven – Don’t Quit!
Sometimes when things are going well, but more often when they’re not I find myself wondering why I am doing all this, usually with a large groan and exclaiming “what am I thinking?!?”! Well you’re in for a treat this week folks, here’s what I’m thinking ……. Oh crap it can’t be Saturday again already … More Week Thirty Six – What Am I Thinking?!?
This week was ‘Rest Week’ and after the disasters of last week it was almost welcome and I think, very much needed. I am pretty sure however, if we turned back time a year there is no way I would ever have considered two nine mile runs a rest, how things have changed! I managed … More Week Thirty Five – Every Second Counts