Project Great North Run Week 4

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”

Project Great North Run Week 3

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”

Project Great North Run Week 2

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”

Project Great North Run Week 1

So that’s the first week of training completed for the Great North Run. As I said in last weeks introduction post to Project Great North Run, I fully expect the race to be called off but as yet it is still set to go ahead. There was scheduled to be 6 runs this week butContinue reading “Project Great North Run Week 1”

Project Great North Run

This coming week is when my training for the Great North Run is due to begin. Given the current circumstances and the noises coming out of the organisers it is looking like it’s certain to be cancelled, however I’m intending to go through with the training plan and run a half marathon on the raceContinue reading “Project Great North Run”

2019 a year in review

As I mentioned in my previous post, my first year of running taught me that I work best when I have a goal to aim for otherwise I just drift and procrastinate. So going into 2019 I decided that at the start of the year I would give myself some goals to work towards. ItContinue reading “2019 a year in review”

My first year of running

Beginnings As I mention in Why I became a Runner post, I began 2018 as an overweight non runner. Looking back, I find it hard to believe that I had got as big as I had without realising it. As a child and teenager, I was always active and forever playing sport whether it wasContinue reading “My first year of running”