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A collection of posts for the 10km Mental Health Run in 2020 (Wellington Round the Bays)

Wellington Round the Bays – 2020 – My 10km Mental Health Foundation Run

In November I saw a small ad on Facebook for a purple shirt saying “I’m Sweating for Mental Health”. Given that I (quite literally sometimes) have been doing…

Training Complete

A short 10 minute jaunt after paying a visit to Mitre 10 later, and I’ve completed my training plan for the 10km run that sets off tomorrow morning….

Biggest Training Run Yet

It’s 8:40 on Sunday morning. This Sunday, I face my biggest challenge yet. The training run today is set for 60 minutes. One hour. This is a big…

Injury

Hi all, A quick update on the training for you. Unfortunately it’s not good news. On Thursday, in unrelated physical activity (Indoor Cricket) my back gave out and…

Woah! We’re Half-way there.

So today marked a pretty big milestone in my training. Centred around big runs on Sunday, I’ve been looking forward to this one for a while. It was…

Longest Run

I’m back! I’ve still been running my training runs as per the plan, just that I haven’t had the time to write about each of them. Today however,…

Sunday Run

The rain set in for a good part of the afternoon, but seemed to clear a little after 5:30 which I took the opportunity to sneak my run…

Friday Evening Training Run

The first of what I suspect will be many EVENING training run. Purely and simply, it was too hot during the day AND I had an after-work function….

Training Run and Weight

So, I’ve decided to track a few things on my way to the goal. One of them is the pace I’m running at, and making sure that it…

Latest Training Run

My second Sunday run went well – a 15 minute session non-stop jogging where I have to be careful not to wear myself out early on! As I…

Pre Cricket Training Run

So those of you who know me well know that I play for a social Indoor Cricket team. It has become a massive part of my well-being plan,…

Second Training Run

The first ‘back to back’ training session. Not really an issue – the hardest part was jogging at a ‘slow slow slow’ pace (according to the training plan)….