Tag Archives: The Grizzly
It was going so well!
On the 10th of March I ran The Grizzly. This is a local event 20 ish miles of hills, bogs and pebble beaches. It is extremely popular and people travel from all over to partake. Before the day I was … Continue reading
Glimmers of light at the end of the tunnel
Glimmer number One Monday I went see the physio and he agreed with me that the leg was a lot better. He saw no reason why I could not run The Grizzly which is this weekend. He advised me to … Continue reading
I don’t like Mondays
I particularly don’t like Mondays after a week off, going back to work was not pleasant this week, but then rarely is. However it was going to get worse! Lunch time I had a physio appointment, more heat, more massage, … Continue reading
Too many miles?
This week was half term, it soon became apparent that I would spend my week taxi-ing Madam to various meeting points with friends so I decided early on to do as much running as I could. By Friday I learnt … Continue reading
Last Sunday I could not sleep. I was buzzing after The Grizzly. The caffeine gels kicked in and I just could not switch off. Other contributing factors might well have been hubby’s snoring and a blister on my bunion the … Continue reading
From Hero to Zero and back again-what a week!
Last Monday I ran 7 miles and then did the Metafit class. Oh boy I was feeling hardcore. Not bad for a fifty year old I thought. Mmmmm hold that thought Disaster struck. It was a combination of things the … Continue reading
The plan this week said Monday-Metafit Tuesday-1m warm up, 12 x 400m fast, 12 x 200m slow, 1m cool down Wednesday-10 miles Thursday- 1 m warm up, 3 miles 27 mins, 1 mile cool down Friday-Rest Saturday-Parkrun Sunday-13 miles off … Continue reading
The Grizzly is on the 13 March, that is 3 weeks away, the VLM is in the 24 April, that is ***** weeks away, lets not go there. They are coming round all too soon. This weeks training has been … Continue reading
The day dawned. The leg felt stiff but the Achilles fine, a quick massage on the start line fixed that and I was raring to go. (well almost) The running club was very well represented and it was great to … Continue reading
Yesterday’s parkrun was my first run this week. I had a lovely jog around with a fellow Chelmsford marathoner, we wore our t-shirts with pride, it was great to share Killerton with her. The legs did not object at all, … Continue reading