The best of the bests

Last week, I asked to be in peak condition for the Mince Pie 10 Mile, and for the weather to hold. I was and it did. 880 more words


Sloping on

With a week to the Mince Pie 10 Mile it was time to get on those slopes. The first hill came on Monday evening with a run to Rodmill and its far steeper neighbour, Beverington Road. 339 more words


Small, steady steps

Speed and hills were on the menu for this week’s training. I wanted to get some speed back and sustain it, and put in some serious hill training ahead of the Mince Pie 10 Mile event in a couple of weeks. 507 more words


Downs to earth

After the exertions of the Poppy Half it was time to come back down to earth this week. Once again the weather dictated the running schedules. 314 more words


Half done

With the Poppy Half Marathon on Saturday, it was time to take it easy. Tuesday evening’s gentle run turned out to be quite eventful as the heavens opened within a couple of minutes of me leaving the house. 612 more words


Nike Air Pegasus 83/30 Photo Blue / White

Nike presents an updated rendition of the Air Pegasus 83/30 in a new and refreshing bright blue and white colorway. Blending elements of the Air Pegasus ’83 and the Air Pegasus+ 30 into one silhouette, these classic runners features breathable mesh uppers with no-sew overlays for seamless support. 56 more words


Half hearted

Pleased with last week’s schedule, I thought I’d repeat it this week, but try and run a little quicker if I could. That meant three tempo runs – Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings and another 13.11 miles on Sunday. 475 more words