Donadea 50k approaches. It’s coming. Nothing can stop it. Well, actually, now that I write that, I realise that any number of things could actually derail it, so perhaps I had best not tempt fate. It’s due to kick off on Saturday, February 12th in Donadea Park at 9am. I recall the first time this … More It’s a done deal
I wouldn’t mind, but I don’t really like the Black Eyed Peas. But the tune drifted into my head as I pondered this afternoon’s blog, so there we have it. This week has been mostly… running. I signed up for a two week challenge in aid of the local GAA club. Just run as much … More ‘Running, running, run, running, running…’
Do you remember that time we went running in Overland Park? No? Me neither. A reasonable week’s training, in which I had Pilates on Monday, a short run with the Vibrams on Wednesday (plus an hour of five-a-side footie), a decent 10k on Friday, and then this morning, I went with Mark for the usual … More Remember that time we went running in Overland Park?
The above line was taken from an article recently by Irish Times columnist, Jennifer O’Connell. I don’t know much about her, save what I have gleaned from the pieces she has written for the magazine. But this quote caught my eye. She goes on to say: “But I don’t have to be good at running. … More “I’ll never be good at running…”
IN WHICH WE COMMISERATE WITH A FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE WHO HAS A BIT OF MELTDOWN IN LIMERICK, COMPLETE OUR SECOND BRICK SESSION (SORT OF) AND EXPERIENCE THE RISE AND FALL AND EBB AND FLOW OF TRAINING… Last Sunday was an early start. I normally hit the park with my mate Mark and we do anything … More You need fuelin’, baby I ain’t foolin’