Rubbish week (and evaluating stuff)

So things were going well. I’d run a Parkrun and then 11 miles the next day. I was feeling good, and I was feeling positive. I was feeling smug, because everyone around me seemed to be going down with colds or getting ill, and I wasn’t. I was enjoying it all. Then, last Friday, I…

Running faster (longer)

Jan (my husband) has always maintained that you don’t need to notch up a serious number of miles to run a marathon, but you do have to make sure you do a long run, and that you increase the length of that long run over time…. and that you run your long run at a…