Another great running blog!
For 14 weeks we concentrated on preparing for the marathon. As each week went by the training increased both in distance and intensity. Pauly, Louise and I ate it. We breathed it. But most of all we ran through those 14 weeks with a blinkered determination.
During those 14 weeks I was careful of the shoes I wore. Careful if I had to use a step ladder, jump over a rock, bend to lift something heavy. Careful. Thoughtful. Cautious. I didn’t want to end up with an injury and not be able to run the marathon. I even came down steps like a little old lady.
Cotton wool? I was so virtually wrapped up in it, it’s amazing I could run at all!
This was particularly applied to running fast. Fast to me is relative. I run so much faster now than when I first started running five years ago. My…
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