Steady run

Friday 1st February 2019

This afternoon I had a fantastic couple of days, Thursday evening I completed a 45 minute indoor cycle as it was too cold to run outside (I know bad excuse), I really enjoyed it but I think the run would have been better.

Today I wanted to try another new route so I uploaded one of my running club runs onto my RunGo App and off I went.

The route was labeled as 6.4 miles so only a little over the 6 miles my schedule asked for but with making a few wrong turns and with continuing after the finishing point to get closer to my house I clocked up 8 and a 1/2 miles. The route had huge hills so by the time I got home my legs felt like jelly.

  • 8.65mi
  • 1:19:27
  • 9:11/mi

The RunGo App worked pretty well this time, It did not crash (It only crashed last time because my phone was closing it to save battery) and it gave clear and timely turn by turn instructions. I did find it was hard to hear some instructions over my music though. With my other apps they always mute the music when giving instructions but not this one.

I will check the settings tomorrow and if i cannot adjust them then I will just not listen to music when using the app.

This evening a group of us from the running club went wall climbing at Croywall in Croydon. I had such a fantastic time and felt really knackered at the end and I do have a really large blister on my hand now but I am assuming that just tells me I worked hard right?? 🙂

I will be running my first Park Run tomorrow and I am really looking forward to it.

It is only 3 miles so should be a really fun morning.

Well I am off to sleep now, Night all.


Interval run

Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Wow this morning was fresh – 1º in fact.

It was later than I planned to go for my run, I was aiming for a midnight run but in fact it was just after 4am instead. I did put on my rain coat for my warm-up jog but took that off after as I knew I would get too warm when I started running.

Todays was interval running day.

  • Distance

    3.75 mi

  • Pace

    8:49 /mi

  • Time

    33m 7s

I am so exited – I have manage to book a place in the Dorset Marathon for November.

The Marathon is 27.7 miles which is more than I have ever ran before but the scenery looks fantastic, it does have loads of hills so after my half marathon in March I will have to start some hill and trail training.

The hotels in the area are a little more expensive than I expected but I have 10 months to save 🙂

Well I am off to sleep now as back to work tonight, Night all.