Category Archives: Milton Keynes Marathon

RIP Mr Garmin

It is with great sadness that I announce the demise of Mr Garmin this morning at approximately 9 am. Cause of death unknown but rumour has it that the early mornings became too much for him. He was a loyal … Continue reading

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Dear VLM

Dear VLM, For five consecutive years I have applied for a place in the London Marathon. For five consecutive years you have turned me down. For five consecutive years I have ticked the box to say add me to another … Continue reading

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Week 10 Milton Keynes Marathon training plan done but nowhere near completed-oops!

This week it was always goings to be tough fitting in 5 runs, I had the best intentions to run every day from Thursday to Sunday and to include two on Friday. Ambitious? Maybe but that was what I intended. I … Continue reading

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Good news, bad news

Good news-hubby is away this week Bad news-training impossible as no-one home for madam Good news-no dinners to cook Bad news-ready meals for dinner Good news-can run Tuesday when madam at swimming Bad news-parent teacher interview instead of swimming so … Continue reading

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Week 9 of Milton Keynes Marathon training plan done

Saturday my running buddy and I set off for a 17 mle run. Now my RB has a half marathon in 3 weeks so for her to run this distance is above and beyond what she should be doing, but … Continue reading

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Should have, would have, could have, but didn’t

Yep it has been that kind of week. Sunday I did manage to get out and run despite my cold and the weather and did manage it in a cracking pace so that was week 8 finished again, this week … Continue reading

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Week 8 again

Yesterday my running buddy and I set out for our long run. This was doubtful at the beginning of the week due to her having fallen arches after last weeks 15 miles run but after physio and new in soles she was … Continue reading

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Mental and Physical exercise

This mornings run was a test both in physical and mental agility. It was intervals which involved fast/slow pace over 200 metres. I discovered 200 metres converts to 0.12 miles. Now the 12 times table is not my strongest (none … Continue reading

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Week 7 completed week 8 done but not completed of Milton Keynes marathon training.

Am amazed, astounded, very pleased and slightly smug that this week I managed to complete the 5 required runs (well sort of) as had 3 nights away from home with work so knew this was going to be tough to fit … Continue reading

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Week 6 completed, week 7 done but not completed of Milton Keynes marathon training

“What am I doing?” these were the words I greeted hubby with after he opened the front door to me when I returned from todays run. Surprisingly he did not close the door on me or reply in any way … Continue reading

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