That's lovely David J27. Your happiness is infectious!
awwwww, you lot are great. Thank you!
all these tips are makimg me nervous. I am a Clamaity Jane. So, here's hoping I don't break my legs. The 'sliding running' may be more my thing!
Those videos!! Bloody hell. fell running is not for me. No no.
i am thinking of doing the maverick trail race in Gloucestershire though......
Thanks Literatin! Thanks for the tip about the lambs....
strong ankles....will research how to get these!
you could seriously harm yourself. I mean seriously.
it's much better being depressed because you miss the race, than being dead * because you tried to do it and your body couldn't cope.
*may sound dramatic, but Google running with fever And something on the chest. The rule is: anything below the neck is a no no with running.
Take your long runs slowly...it sounds to me that you might be doing them too quick if you are going at the same pace as shorter runs.
have you looked at some training plans?
if you want to speed up your race pace (which will be faster than your long run pace), speed training is needed. I agree with the advice already given.
personally, if this is your first half marathon, I would concentrate on increasing the long runs rather than speed.
you've got plenty of time to train and it is completely manageable.
I'd increas your long run (slowly remember!) by a mile one week, and week two, and then have the third week reduce your long run, and continue to build up like that.
once you know you can do the distance, I would work on speed.
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