It’s a little over a week since the launch of #RunYourMile 2016 and the mile attempts have started to be logged. There are still a lot of runners yet to log their first mile so to help, I’ve put together some ideas of where you could #RunYourMile. Continue reading Where will you #RunYourMile?
Last year I discovered a fascinating-yet-underloved running distance that has won my heart. The Oxford University’s Iffley Road track hosted the Iffley Miles, along with my very approximate attempt to emulate Sir Roger Bannister.
Up and down the country there are runners going out for a Thursday run with their clubs. I too went for a run with club mates tonight, along with a couple of hundred people from other Oxfordshire clubs at the 2nd of 5 “Mota-vation” races.
As part of my London Marathon training plan my coach wanted me to find an early half marathon to really test myself and help inform the rest of my training. I chose the Watford Half, 12 weeks before the London Marathon, and it definitely turned out to be a test!
This year my running pace has come on in leaps and bounds so I wanted to take my race nutrition more seriously but I hadn’t got on with any of the bars and gels I’d previously tried. That was until I found TORQ. Anyone for apple crumble?
I’ve spent the Spring getting faster and running shorter races than I’m used to but it’s time to get back to endurance in preparation for my assault on the Great North Run in just 8 weeks time. As well as having to run further and longer, it also introduces the additional challenge of taking on food and water on the go.