Chicago Marathon Training – Week 7 & Week 8

The last two weeks have been a little hit and miss. I have been running in lots of new places and experiencing lots of new things. I did have the majority of week 7 written, but didn’t get round to…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 6

Week 6 of Chicago Marathon Training done and dusted. It was tough, but no one said running a marathon would be easy. Details below of how week 6 sessions went and now it’s only 10 weeks until marathon day! Monday…

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Doug Anderson 5k – Race Recap

Race Information: Date: Wednesday 31st July 2019 Start Time: 7:30 pm Entry: Via website, and usually has places available on the night. Cost: £10 for affiliated members, £12 non-affiliated Race Website: http://www.bedfordharriers.co.uk/bedford_park_5k.asp Race Mementos: Medal, but no goody bag. But…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 5

Marathon training week 5. It wasn’t pretty and I am glad it’s over! Let’s hope week 6 is better! Monday – Club session – Bleep test, 400’s and 75m sprints – 3.54 miles in total Av. pace 8:38 It was…

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ASICS London 10k – Race Recap

Race Information: Date: 21st July 2019 Start Time: 9:30 Entry: Enter on their website. It did sell out about 4 weeks prior to race. Cost: £50 Race Website: www.virginsport.com Race Mementos: Medal, t-shirt, a goody bag and another bag which you had to use for…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 4

Week 4 has been interesting in the world of marathon training and I’m glad it’s now behind me! But marathon training isn’t linear, so I’ll just go with it and trust the process. There is still plenty of time until…

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Secret​ London Runs – Gin Tour

This company needs to NOT be a secret! I had never heard of Secret London Runs until I ran with them as part of a blogger event organised by Runderwear back in April. Read about it here. I was lucky…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 3

Week 3 of Chicago Marathon Training has been and gone, so let’s see what happened! I was back to #runclub this week which was good. Monday – 6 x 800m – Av. Pace 8:09/mi Rather than just running an 800m…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 2

This week could be tough; my husband is away so I can not go to any of my club training sessions. I also have a family party on Saturday night, so my long run is going to have to happen…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 1

So, here we go again. The 16-week count down to Chicago Marathon is on, and all thoughts are firmly fixed on October 13th 2019. My flights and hotel are booked and it’s now all about the hard work. I really…

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