Janathon – Day 31

Exercise – Running Distance – 3.15 miles Time – 27:55 Early morning risers, Alarm clock wake ups. Crawling out of bed after one more snooze. Quick breakfast. Clothes ready from the night before, Pull on still damp clothes. Sweaty shoes. Keys in pocket. The first cold hit, The freezing breath. The stinging fingers, The wintry…

Janathon – day 30

Exercise – Cycling Distance – 7.9 miles Time – 36:30 (cycling time) Good morning. Today was my first ride to work in about 1.5 years. I normally would cycle during the summer months but missed last year as my intestines were sticking out my stomach. This made riding somewhat less enjoyable. I wouldn’t normally cycle in…

Janathon – day 29

Exercise – running Distance – 8.8 miles Time – 1:22:44 Short and sweet tonight as I am shattered. Long run on aching legs in the cold. Painful arms. New route by the river. Quite far for a Thursday. Not enough sleep all week. Wet feet. Soaked with sweat. Hungry and tired but the miles are…

Tooting Parkrun is on!!

Edit – 10th December 2015: The parkrun4wandsworth twitter and Facebook accounts have been taken offline. That means something must be happening. Watch this space for January 2016!? Great news. Parkrun is coming to Wandsworth and it’s just up the road on Tooting Common. I will be definitely attending. Bring on the date! Read the full story…

The Liebster Award

Hello everyone. I would like to say a big thank you to Gin Is My Comfort Food for handing me the Liebster Award. It is great to know that people are actually interested in what I have to say. Splendid news. So after a bit of research I have found out what I need to do. The…

Janathon – day 28

Exercise – leg session Distance – n/a Time – no idea 28 days! 4 weeks of exercise. Ridiculous. Look what happened in 28 days later. That could have happened. But instead it hasn’t. All that has happened is that I have built muscle and expanded my lungs. A much better option than a zombie apocalypse….

Janathon – day 27

Exercise – running Distance – 7.41 miles Time – 1:08:07 This evening I ran home from work. It was a pretty decent route. A couple of beastly hills and once you get south of the river the hordes of people seem to die out. I did it at a pretty solid pace of 9:11 mins…

Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon

It’s officially official. After much deliberation and many reasons why I shouldn’t run this thing I have decided to give it a go. This will be my first marathon ever. Running a marathon with no colon could be a bad idea but I really want to give it a try. It’s great to have a midterm…

Janathon – day 25

Exercise – running Distance – 10.09 Time – 1:39:23 Sunday is my long run day. So it was time to get some serious miles in. 10 to be precise. I went on a new route up and through Wimbledon Common. It was a fairly hilly route and there was a lot of mud on the…

Janathon – day 24

Exercise – cycling Distance – 14.03 miles Time – 1:12:01 After last night’s festivities I was not in the mood for doing anything today. I wanted to laze around eating food and watching films. I didn’t want to get out of bed, let alone go outside and sweat. Last night’s gig was great fun. We…

Janathon – day 23

Exercise – Running Distance – 4.89 miles Time – 44:51 Ow my legs. Ow ow ow. Oooph. You want to know a good way to mess your legs up? Crazy leg workout on Wednesday night, Badminton Thursday night and then a 5 mile run 8 hours later. At 6am, after about 4 hours sleep, in…