Tarpley – it’s the best of what running is about; the race always has a positive vibe and an added bit extra given it’s our home Pacers event.
If I’m asked how my running’s been going, I haven’t wanted to sound like a broken record and so, with yet another recent injury setback, I haven’t wanted to talk about running much recently.
I've been trying to get more faster-paced sessions and races in, with two Parkruns over the holidays, the County XC and my first track session for several months.
Alumni XC, Wimbledon Common 5 mile race 31:33, 39th place.
Finally back in a cross country race over a year after my last one at Woodbridge (Dec. 17) when a calf injury reoccurred.
Hereward Relay – stage 1 Peterborough to Whittlesey 6.9 miles, 42:01, 8th place.
It was great to be back racing and wearing thePacers vest.
Feeling a little stronger, fitter and breathing a little less heavy week by week but I’m only taking it one week at a time in terms of training.
So, I'm back running after the latest setback - saw James at Abbeyfields today to get some rehab strength exercises for my feet and ankles and came away feeling reassured too.
Frustrations and words of wisdom
One step forwards, one step back.
I always find September as a runner a slightly strange month – on the one hand there’s excitement and renewed motivation to get the training in after some time off at the end of the summer, but I a