Recovering from a broken ankle (The Epilogue)

So hopefully this is my last post on the subject! My latest post was on September 6th detailing how I had just signed up for coaching and I had just set post break bests – 1km PB of 8’17” and a 1mi PB of 13’54”. As it stands today my post break PB’s are now…

Recovering from a broken ankle (Part 3)

See part 1 here and part 2 here. Please bear in mind this is my recovery journey and advice was given to me based on my circumstances alone- everyone is different so please listen to what your doctors say if you unfortunately find yourself in the same place as me. This is not advice. It’s just me documenting my recovery. For…

Recovering from a broken ankle (Part 2)

See part 1 here. Please bear in mind this is my recovery journey and advice was given to me based on my circumstances alone- everyone is different so please listen to what your doctors say if you unfortunately find yourself in the same place as me. This is not advice. It’s just me documenting my…

Recovering from a broken ankle (Part 1)

So I went over on my ankle and busted it. Ouch. Here’s the road to recovery… please bear in mind this is my recovery journey and advice was given to me based on my circumstances alone- everyone is different so please listen to what your doctors say if you unfortunately find yourself in the same…

Training for : RTTK 2020 (Part 5)

Part 4 can be found right here. How quickly things can change… I write this blog as I go every month, and you can see how I started off normally with races and parkrun on, to an unprecedented situation. Of course races are not the number 1 priority right now, but as my blog is…

Training for : RTTK 2020 (Part 4)

Part 3 can be found here. Part 4 is where I start following the official plan from the race (with a few changes to fit my other races in), I have detailed the block and week of the official plan next to the week I am on personally. Week 13 Week 13 started with illness…

Training for : RTTK 2020 (Part 3)

Part 2 can be found here. As with the previous two, I am concentrating on getting fitter, with the anticipation the official plan from the race is starting in Feb (with a few races and therfore modifications to the plan thrown in for good measure along the way)! I have also been working on getting…

Training for : RTTK 2020 (Part 2)

The plan at the moment is still increasing milage and getting fitter! See part 1 here. Week 5 Week 5 kicked off with short back to backs of 3km and 2km. I then did 2.5km on Friday with 10km done on Sunday at a nice easy pace. It felt harder than expected, but overall I…

Training for : RTTK 2020 (Part 1)

In the next few months I am going to be increasing my mileage nice and slowly! Week 0 – The week before it all kicks off again! The last week of October / first bit of November, I just got back to running and being active, and thoroughly enjoying my runs. It was a plan…

Training for : My first 10km road event

23rd December, 2018. I decided to enter a 10k. It might not seem big for some, but this was massive for me. My friend encouraged me to give it a go. I was worried about cut-offs, to be honest. My PB at the time was 1hr 53. I knew I wanted to try for 90ish….