Monthly Archives: September 2013

Working the Watch: Walking the Wainwright’s

I have had my Garmin Forerunner 210 for two years now. Before that, I had the Garmin Forerunner 305. I loved that watch but it is now lovingly used by the other half. I admit, it does look better on … Continue reading

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The Great North Run 2013

I was rudely woken by my alarm going off at 5:15am. 5:15 on a Sunday morning! My running kit lay neatly folded by the side of my bed in preparation for the Great North Run. This was in stark contrast … Continue reading

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Brooks Glycerin 11: Review

Since buying my new Brooks Glycerin 11s from the informative and helpful staff at Chivers in Carlisle, I have covered almost 40 miles in them. The terrain on which I’ve used them has varied from road, track, a little off-road … Continue reading

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Hello, Motivation

With the other half away, it’s been a case of fitting in runs around the girls. The Great North Run is 5 days away and I don’t feel as prepared as I would like for this event. My last long … Continue reading

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Track Trauma and Heading to the Hills

Tuesday evening saw me actually dragging myself to only my third track session of the year. Shocking! After a warm up, which included 4 laps of the track and some drills, we began the main session. The aim was to … Continue reading

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