As I enter the last week of Juneathon I am surprised I am still managing to fit the exercise and blogging into my days. At the beginning I honestly thought I’d do a week or so and then maybe end up doing some exercise 4 or 5 times a week. Well, here I am on Day 24 and I’ve ticked all the boxes!
Most of the day has been spent in the car, returning from the lovely Cornwall with a detour to Bath to visit our friends Mikaela & Dave who now have a sister, Anya, for their son Sebastian. Mother, baby, father and brother all doing very well!
On returning home, after a quick check of the post, The Wife and I struck while the iron was hot. We headed up to the gym, hoping that at 7pm on a Friday night it would be quiet. Aside from the changing room it was, with only 1 person in the pool.
I managed another personal best today – 30 lengths, which is 510m. I know this isn’t that impressive but as I’ve mentioned before I am no Duncan Goodhew (despite my hairline trying it’s best to emulate the great Goodhew’s)! In the half hour I clocked up 25 lengths of breaststroke, 3 of front crawl and 2 of backstroke (although mostly without arms – for some reason I can go much quicker without!).
After running for 6 days in a row, and with my mind on the race on Sunday, it was nice to swim – I never thought I’d say either of those things! And during Juneathon, swimming’s the closest thing I can get to a rest.