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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…

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)….

First Training Run

According to the plan, today is the first training run for me. It was a 15minute jog, focussed on jogging for the entire time, which I achieved. Relatively…

Training Plan

Having never run 10km in one shot before, I figured I’m going to need to do a bit of work to get there. Thankfully, the Mental Health Foundation…