Tag Archives: 5k

Back to road running

So I went for a 10k run yesterday. First time back on the road since the half marathon. 21 degrees out. Managed 5.47k! arrrrrrrrrrrrr Disappointing but at least I did something. Really need to work on my pace. Never mind, … Continue reading

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Skinny doesn’t always = happy or healthy: the woes of the gym

The heat is still on here in a very very sunny Blessington, so again, it was off to the gym to do the run on the treadmill and shy away from the blistering sunshine. Not that it’s much better in … Continue reading

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Training Failures: Half Marathon Training, Week 5.

So, you know when I said I was going to run last Friday and then Saturday BEFORE the Bon Jovi gig? Yeah that never happened. I think I can safely say, last week’s half marathon training was a disaster. I … Continue reading

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Second Run of the Day and my Husbands Review of his New Brooks Shoes and Footbalance insoles.

Oh, my God, the title of this says it all: “we appear to be runners now”, where did the Rock n’ Roll lifestyle go eh? So, I did go for my second 5k of the day, accompanied by the husband … Continue reading

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Goodbyes, Duck Running and Sunshine: Half Marathon Training – Week 5 Day 1

So, after a fun filled and very sunny weekend, which included some beer drinking and food such as this: It was time to get back into the old training. 5k run today. I initially thought I was going to wait … Continue reading

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Loss and Endurance: Half Marathon Training – Week 3 Day 4.

Today ends another week of my training for my first half marathon. Today, was/is a difficult day. Loss 8 years ago today, I lost my dad to ‘Multiple Myeloma’ a rare form of cancer effecting the plasma cells. He was … Continue reading

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I know a old runner who swallowed a fly: Half Marathon Training: Week 3 day 3

I know an old runner who swallowed a fly, I don’t know why she swallowed a fly… I’ll tell you why she swallowed the damn fly! She swallowed the fly so that she didn’t waste time and slow down trying to … Continue reading

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