Carol’s car is due a service & MOT. Previously this used to be a hassle, now it’s an opportunity for a 5k run home…changed days! Not sure about horsepower, buy two Spaniel power does help 😜 When I got back Continue reading Car in the garage
Took the dogs round the Chapleton Trail The first time was with Brenna and we ran it anti-clockwise. The second loop was with Dexter and we mixed it up by going clockwise!!
Saturday 18th August, while waiting to start our first ParkRun, I suggested to Phil that we run The Illuminator! At this point, I had never even run 5k, let alone 24k+ The ParkRun was a struggle, but that was expected Continue reading The Illuminator 2018
New trail shoes arrived today, so Phil and I went for a training run round Fetteresso Forest. Not sure what happened around the 4 to 5km mark…the Garmin did something strange and showed that…somehow…we’d ran an extra kilometre? Carol doesn’t Continue reading Upping the distance
It was windier tonight than any of the recently named storms? Went round our usual loop, just a steady pace, nothing fancy. Carol was on her bike for the first time in a couple of weeks (after the cold) and Continue reading Windy night
After the ParkRun this morning I had an option…stay at home and help Carol with the housework…or go out with the dogs…let me think…..? With The Illuminator hanging over me, I thought it was time to try a longer run Continue reading 1st run with the rucksack
Another struggle! Haven’t run much over the last couple of weeks, still trying to shake off the cold that has been hanging around. But if I didn’t get up and out today, that would be three in a row I Continue reading 4th ParkRun
Imogen is staying with us so no ParkRun this morning. We went into Aberdeen for the day and that included a visit to the Mackies Ice Cream shop. After supper Carol gave Imogen her bath. Continue reading Feeling old 😂
We went out tonight and upped the distance a bit. Managed to keep roughly the same pace and it went surprisingly ok. It’s all part of the training plan to see if I’m going to register for The Illuminator. We Continue reading Upped the kilometres tonight
Survived another ParkRun. Going to miss next weeks second anniversary run as we have the granddaughter staying. I could take the buggy, but I don’t think Imogen would manage to push me up “The Hill”!