lisa wallis


Latest posts by lisa wallis

what school

Posted: 05/07/2010 at 14:36

At present this dilema of where to send my son to secondary school has taken over my life.  I am having to ring every single school to see if they teach life skills rather than GCSE'S as no such list of these schools exist. Im now waiting for relevent people to contact me to answer questions of if my sons needs are going to be met. Why not they just statement him then his needs would be met, he would grow in confidence as he be in school where others are like him. How you meant to have time to be a working single mum who works school hours and fit this in. Take a day off work was my eventual answer and have i had any calls back, you guess i havent.  I could have gone for a run as running has had to give due to the pressure i have been under recently. All I want to be is a good mum wanting the best for her child, but i just seem to be criticised by professionals that i dont do enough.

Sorry about my rant but got get it off my chest

Mansfield Half-Marathon

Posted: 29/06/2010 at 17:56
im feeling much better about 2hr 20. Mile 10 was my killer and i walked up that hil lbut that was the only walking i did. It was horrid in that heat and im now looking forward to robinhood realising how flat it is after 3 years of doing that run.

Mansfield Half-Marathon

Posted: 28/06/2010 at 15:52

it was horrid and i wish i had trained for it. I manage to run up to 10m sign then looked at the hill ahead and walked up it was I felt sick and light headed. A nice runner gave me some of her lucazade. When i got to the top i ran the rest of the way. Didnt to my worst time but not great, but only doing 12miles all together in last 6 weeks i dont think it was that bad.

I will now say that nottingham half is flat compaired to that and turkey trot i  did at xmas

Mansfield Half-Marathon

Posted: 26/06/2010 at 17:11

iv been out to get shorts for it and hoping to take fluids on when i can in this heat. It will be the hottest iv ever ran in and having head ache all tyoday im dreading it. Spent today drinking water and just think england game and bbq at the end. I havent even ran in 6 weeks so it be a case of getting around the course using my under lining fitness. If do less 2 half hours i be happy. 2.15 exstatic. ilet you  know tomz if i survive the heat.

GOOD LUCK TO ALL

Kids you can spray me with your water guns!!!!!

2010 Kilomaton - Scotland and England

Posted: 05/06/2010 at 09:14
i did the england one in 2.55 as i got injured and told off at the finish line for completing it. I was crying in pain when i went over. At least i will do better next time. Good luck with scotland

Wollaton Park 10K

Posted: 26/05/2010 at 15:54
yep its the same park.

Where to do my first half...

Posted: 25/05/2010 at 17:42
iv done robin hood so you living in notts should know where the hills are. The side of nottingham castle, in the university and at wollaton park up towards the hall. Its well organised event. this be my 4th year of it and yes it was my first half to all those years ago

Help me choose a September marathon

Posted: 25/05/2010 at 17:34

Robin hood you have hills at 2, 4,6 8 miles ish then its pritty flat till the end.  Not really steep hills compaired to cornwall. The second half is a lonely half as most people just do the half.

Wollaton Park 10K

Posted: 25/05/2010 at 17:30
I did it last year and itsgot curves and hills but good run. Its good day out for all. I may be doing it but i enter on the day. Take it you never been to the park. Robin hood half runs through it as well. Not much use but i prefer that to sherwood pines if you done that

flat half

Posted: 25/05/2010 at 17:25
Peterbrough great east run in oct. Its the flatest half iv ever done. I did a pb on it without trying as i was treating it as a training run.

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