Monthly Archives: October 2015

Other types of goals in races

So you’ve entered an event months and months ago, it’s quite a big event, more than a half marathon but less than a marathon, and now it’s the week before the race. The Southside 6 is this weekend, and what … Continue reading

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Breakfast fruity oat bake

I saw this recipe for a fruity oaty breakfast bake online today and thought I’d give it a go – http://www.sohowsittaste.com/2012/06/blueberry-raspberry-baked-oatmeal.html I had all of the ingredients anyway, so tonight I made 6 portions. A layer of chopped bananas and … Continue reading

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Wk42 into Wk43

This last week was meant to be full of running, strength and swimming, and I tried, but I added some more rest in too (and didn’t get around to doing any strength training). I have the Southside 6 next Sunday … Continue reading

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Swimming & seeing clearly now

I went swimming on Monday morning for the first time in ages. 2000m or 80 lengths, as it was my first time in ages, it took a little longer than usual, but I was ok with that. Something to improve … Continue reading

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Sleep tracking on the new Garmin app

The other night I came in from my run and I noticed that my Garmin Connect app on my phone had changed colour – to a (possibly) slightly sinister darker blue. It had upgraded itself…. And my app went from … Continue reading

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Real runners

I thought this was nicely put by my friend Vanessa on Facebook the other night:

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1 hour distance trial

Last week at lunchtime, I did a run which ended up being an hour. It felt good. I covered 7.15 miles in an hour, it was a beautiful clear day and I loved it – a great way to break … Continue reading

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