Sports Massage, Stretches and a Last Minute Half Marathon

Week 18 – Peak Phase w/c 16.09.2019 Recommended mileage: 60 milesActual mileage: 35.2 miles On paper, this was to be the toughest week of the training programme. The final ‘Peak Session’ with a recommended mileage of 60 miles, after which, I would start to taper. I woke up Monday morning feeling exhausted. The boys hadContinue reading “Sports Massage, Stretches and a Last Minute Half Marathon”

Physio and a Return to the Lickey’s!

Week 11 – Build Phase w/c 29.07.2019 Recommended mileage: 40 milesActual mileage: 98.2 miles Monday started with a trip to physio and some good news. After an initial assessment, the ankle had shown significant improvement in terms of mobility and strength that I was given the all clear to start running off road and onContinue reading “Physio and a Return to the Lickey’s!”

Injury Setback

Week 3 – Base Trainingw/c 03.06.2019 Recommended mileage: 20 milesActual mileage:  14 miles Well, what can I say? I’m absolutely gutted but trying to stay positive. The week had started well, I’d done a hills session on Monday followed by a day’s rest before managing a steady four miler on Wednesday in celebration of a)Continue reading “Injury Setback”