Slowing down (quick update)

Still following that Asics plan for my 10 mile race in January. This week, I’m running slowly while building up mileage. Didn’t quite manage to slow down to a 12.40 pace, but basically did the distance. I managed to keep the pace slow, though. And any time I felt just the slightest bit of strain…

Make a new plan, Stan

I have a plan! Sarah (who supported me in the race last week) suggested I try an Asics plan. You register with the site (free), enter some goals and times, and it comes back with a plan for you. Mine looks a bit like this: The main thing, for me, is that it’s telling me…

Switching off (and race report)

I’m having trouble switching off. I have no immediate deadlines, but I have a very long “to-do” list; and thoughts and plans keep buzzing around my head. I’ve tried doing some yoga, but I’m just not feeling it tonight. So I’m going to write for a bit, and see if that works. First: the race.…

Hello world!

Argh! It happened. Work took over. I had no time, energy, or fingertips left to blog. But I still ran. And on Sunday, I ran my first 10k since before I had kids. Don’t think I’d run one in a good 8 years or so. It was flat. So I managed it in 58.02, and…