Can anyone seriously be upset by breast-feeding in public? Unless you have a strange quasi-Victorian hang-up that breasts are rude and naughty and shouldn't be seen, except in their proper context on page 3. Even in Saudi they don't have a problem with women breast-feeding in public. (I appreciate the comment from JT was t.i.c. but the Steve Martin reaction is absurd.)
I don't find a story like the original post particularly surprising, have seen it or something like it quite often. If you have the genetic gifts, reasonable all round fitness from some other sport and are young, those sorts of times aren't that unusual. Of course to get beyond a certain level you have to train seriously too. Genetic heritage does seem to play a very big part.
"The main disappointment I have with the ruling, which does uphold the law, is that nowhere did I read the judges saying "The Government doesn't have the necessary powers under current legislation"."
This is what the Judgment says, though. It says that by enacting the ECA 1972: "...Parliament intended EU rights to have effect in domestic law and that this effect should not be capable of being undone or overridden by action taken by the Crown in exercise of its prerogative powers" i.e. the government does not have the necessary powers under the currently applicable legislation, which is the 1972 Act and its successors. See paragraphs 92-94 of the judgment, if interested.
The government did not argue that the 2015 Referendum Act gave them the power to trigger Article 50 without going back to Parliament (see para 105 of the Judgment if interested), recognising that such an argument would be clearly wrong. (For example, because the 2015 Act was expressly promoted in Parliament as being advisory only.)
As the editor of the Daily Mail knows, if he is remotely competent, all the court was doing was applying the constitutional law of this country, as it has to. How can it do anything else? If it didn't, we wouldn't have the rule of law and could kiss goodbye to any pretence of being a democracy. We are particularly vulnerable in this country to a government acting in an undemocratic way, we don't have a written constitution, we have legislative techniques that allow the government to make law without Parliamentary scrutiny and approval in many ways (Henry VIII clauses, delegated legislation etc), and an electoral system which gives an effective dictatorship to a party which will probably have won under 40% of the votes cast.
We need courts that can hold the government to account for acting beyond their powers.
The DM was breathtakingly, disgracefully irresponsible in ignoring that to get a rise out of its readership. The government was disgracefully irresponsible in its limited response to the press reaction. Zero moral integrity.
Just one thing, don't increase mileage too quickly, or you will pay for it at some stage. Part of the benefit is getting the consistency of training, so you don't want to risk that by overdoing the upward curve.
Just an anecdote, but I know someone who is an FLM ever-present, did them all up to this year sub-3 hrs, runs 100km (internationally, for a period) and 24-hour races (roughly 147 miles in 24 hours, in his fifties), ran across the US coast to coast. He never trains more than 30/40 miles a week, and never does intervals/speed. He has almost never been injured in more than 3 decades of running. It is the cumulative effect of all those years of uninterrupted training that has allowed him to do that. That and the fact that he doesn't seem to know the meaning of 'pain'.