Good riddance to the year 2020. What a truly horrific year for everyone.
It’s been long time since I updated the blog, in fact the last post was at the beginning of July after week 5 of Project Great North Run.
I ended last week feeling that I had a bit of consistency and motivation. Spoiler alert this week did not follow the same pattern. The motivation was there and the mind was willing but the legs weren’t. Started the week off with a bit of an interval session. 25 minutes warm up followed by 5Continue reading “Project Great North Run Week 5”
Following on from the lack of desire to get out at the end of week 3, week 4 began in much the same way. A combination of a lack of desire, the horrible heat and a couple of days of bad headaches meant that the first time I got out for the week was FridayContinue reading “Project Great North Run Week 4”
In the middle of the COVID-19 lockdown, I was scrolling through Instagram when I came across some posts promoting a series of virtual mile races. The McKirdy Mile series was put together by the guys at McKirdy Trained, one of my favourite follows on the gram. The completely free 4 part series was to takeContinue reading “McKirdy Mile Series”
Week 3 began with the news we were all expecting which was the cancellation of this years Great North Run. My entry has been rolled over to next years race. This third week of training was a bit of a down week in terms of intensity, it began well and for most of the weekContinue reading “Project Great North Run Week 3”
Week 2 of my training for the Great North Run is now complete. It’s been a bit of a challenging week as I suffered a real lack of motivation for a couple of days in the middle of the week. Run 1 of the week as an easy paced hour in the rain. The rainContinue reading “Project Great North Run Week 2”
Week 1 of Project 10K has taken place while the world seems to have gone to hell. Given all the races that have been cancelled so far in March and April because of COVID 19, I’m not holding out much hope that my 10K will actually go ahead at the end of May. Although it’sContinue reading “Project 10K Week 1”
Going into this year I have done two 10K races previously.
Well that is the end of the base building phase of my training. I think you can tell from the picture above how this final week went.