Posted: 28/07/2011 at 14:58
Congratulations HH: I got married this year and it's brilliant fun - try and be more involved than the 'average' man, it's your day too!
Well, I got an excellent trail run in at the weekend by accident - meant to go out for an hour or so, which I duly did; however, I was running straight out and then obviously needed to go back. Ended up with a 2hour run through the fields and bridlepaths of rural oxfordshire (was staying with a mate's folks), it was brilliant. Did this in my VFFs, and my calves were a bit sore for a couple of days, but as I've not done more than about an hour in them this was to be expected. Managed a couple of miles yesterday, but have been horrendously busy at work all week so nothing else.
I've bitten the bullet and gone for a pair of Roclite 319s. I figure that over 100 miles, even with weekly runs in the VFFs my form will probably get worse and i'll require a bit more support. Also, I have a sneaking suspicion that those paths could be quite sticky at that time of year (they are) so a decent sole will be useful.
Might head down to Staines on saturday afternoon and run up to marlow to see the in-laws, then try and head up from there for a bit, as I have no idea about the trail after hurley (just before henley) and it would eb nice to know where it goes before the actual day!