Posted: 05/12/2014 at 13:37
Sod's law says it's always in taper week that these things appear mace. Hope it sorts itself out for you.
Lit, the best thing to come out of your purchase there was the 6p if you ask me. Though you must have had to spend more on the nasty sounding crisps to find it, so I'm not sure if that's a win. Good luck with your XC exploits tomorrow.
Skinny, good luck with the 5 miles, sounds painful but nothing's ever as uncomfortable in a race context.
Wow, Bob, that sounds fabulous. I keep just missing the sunrise for my runs, I'm either getting home just as it starts coming up or I miss the boat and am out too late to get the full benefit. Glad to hear of some happy-making stats.
Good luck to Mr V and Charlie, looking forward to some reports
Tommy, just be glad you're a man and therefore unlikely to have to change your name. I got married 5 years ago and still have problems with certain agencies which cannot cope with the fact that my name has changed...
muddy, I knew there was another argument for tights-wearing
I got my trail shoes out this morning and hit the mud for a hilly and windy 14 miler. I also hit 2014 miles in 2014 on my feet - about 100-200 miles of that was hiking but the rest running, so I'm feeling quite chipper about my mileage this year. Without wishing to be self-congratulatory I think it's not bad for a former fat slob. This is where I went - it was a little like running on a very damp and muddy version of the moon at times with all the rocks and craters: