22/10/2012

The Amsterdam Half marathon Race Story So it finally came, the Mizuno Amsterdam half marathon, part of the Amsterdam marathon weekend that would see us all flying out to another country for the first time to run (although next year I am going to be doing this a lot, so expect a couch visitor :))….

09/10/2012

A couple of things today as I am pretty sick, laid up on the couch, feeling like crap. Cough! My lungs have felt weak for a weak and, although I completed the Royal Parks half marathon, I have been very tired of late and just run down. I think I mentioned this in a previous…

21/09/2012

Book review – The Shin Split Bible by Chris Williams (http://www.explosivelegs.com/) I suffer from shin splits and have terribly so in the past. Before I took up running the burning pain in the front of my lower legs was so bad I could not up my walking pace without having to stop and rest. My…

04/10/2012

Disaster seems to have struck in its own¬†inimitable¬†style. First my knee is now playing up as the weather is changing for the worse and the compression bandage and anti-inflammatories are not working. And the last two runs my feet hurt. They hurt so much this time that I stopped after 2K of the most dreadful…

17/08/2012

Injuries Suck… It was an inevitability. Sooner or later I was going to get injured. I always kept my fingers crossed that it would be a) a minor injury and b) not during a time when I have races. But yes, it has finally happened. I have been running, as you know, increasing speed and…

The Injury Edition

And so I have been away for a long time, or so it seems to me. Having been utterly obsessed with running and my new found love of it, a TWANG! in the area close to what is colloquially known as the “party palace” has meant I have been out of action for a conservative,…