Tag: marathon training

Monday Morning Motivation – Marathon Training

Tamsyn and Pete during Southampton Marathon

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Trying something new

I responded to a tweet from where I was offered help with my marathon training and was delighted to be sent some products to try out: Actipatch and Litozin. Actipatch is a product that is new to the UK. It’s described as a ‘comfortable knee wrap’ that is ‘clinically proven’ Read more…

“I came across a fallen tree…”

Teri and Justin climbing over a tree on our way to Royal Victoria Country Park

Today was my second long run of my marathon training. I had originally planned to incorporate it with a CC6 (cross-country race), but the weather here has been horrendous. I thought it might be very hard to force myself to run 9 or so miles home from a race whilst Read more…

Marathon training long run

Bottle of rose wine - not the best preparation for a long run

Today’s long run was 26.31km – that’s about 16.5 miles. I left home at 8am and jogged to meet Pete at 8:15am. We then ran up to the top of The Common to meet Irene before heading over to Lordswood. The original plan was to meet Kirsty. She had consumed Read more…

So, how’s it going?

It’s been a long time since I last blogged, which means that I feel guilty… And when I feel guilty, I tend to put off blogging, and so the spiral continues 🙁 As penance, I’m going to try to post something every day for the next week, so that you Read more…