Moving to England came with many challenges but I never expected running to be one of them – to be honest, I even thought running here would be easier. Flat landscape and mild weather, right? Turns out it's not as simple as that. I was impatient to start running again and after tagging along on … Continue reading Running in a New City
Two weeks ago, Edward and I ran the Nottingham 10K. It was the first ever edition of the race - a new addition to the Asda Foundation 10K Series- and I think it was a success. After our disappointing last race, I was slightly nervous about this one in the week preceding it but felt … Continue reading Race Day, take 2!
Yesterday was the 20th edition of the City of Lincoln 10K. Yesterday was also my first ever race and... it sucked. Don't get me wrong, the event in itself was fantastic: well-organised, loads of amazing runners, music and encouragements from the spectators, and a beautifully designed medal for all the finishers. But the run was … Continue reading Race Day
After months of training, I finally did it! Last January, I was able to run a slow but steady 7K on the treadmill when I decided to switch to outdoor running. I thought the change would be easily made and that I would keep progressing toward my goal... How wrong I was! Outdoor running is … Continue reading #6: Be able to run 10K.