That Parkrun time will have been done with no running at all. Most likely he will have ridden zillions of hilly bike miles earlier that week. I trained with Julian for a while with his triathletes. It was hard but rewarding and taught me that one doesn't necessarily die when one feels like one is going to!!! I have the honour of having my photo in his book on running. He suffers from Achilles problems if he trains!!
Talking about Julian, he has very recently had a shocking accident on his bike on the road. It was a wet road and going round a bend he managed to somehow or other come off his bike and landed badly on his hip. Luckily he was with 2 of his clients and they were obviously able to call the ambulance but even more importantly than that they were able to stop the traffic, coming around the blind bend, which would have killed him if it had been allowed to.
He has had an op and is now recuperating. He is and has been in a lot of pain. A lot of it coming from his hip flexor. Hopefully, in time, a full recovery will be made. He is far from being a happy bunny.
Your cycling is certainly keeping you fit for your running. A good park run. Julian Goater (ex international runner, now aged 63yrs) cycles many miles and finds he doesn't have to train at his running in order to put out a good time. His body holds a good history of what is needed for running.
I expect the weather is not helping your energy issues! Still very humid here, but am starting to like it!
You now have most of your jobs under control. Fingers crossed that you don't have anymore diy to deal with for a good while yet. I have to say that my energy has dipped massively for the past 18 months.
All best with the X-ray and the possible steroid injection.
I ran 3.6 miles this morning, hot and sweaty but enjoyable too.
We had a great weekend singing with the best experience being on Sunday. A group of us travelling up to London Bridge on the train partook of champers and orange juice and crisps. That started the day well!
Singing in The Scoop was brilliant, the acoustics were fantastic as were the appreciative audience. I hope we sing there again. Both days I was standing out in the sunshine for a few hours, but apart from resulting tiredness when we got home, I feel fine. All good.