(not a) Running Shoe Review

After 4 months of running, I’ve finally pulled the trigger and brought some new trainers. This isn’t a shoe review, as frankly at this stage I don’t have a clue what I’m talking about when it comes to specialist running trainers. However it is the tale of how I came to be wearing my newContinue reading “(not a) Running Shoe Review”

2021 Running Goals

Whilst I’m not much of one for New Years resolutions, I do value setting goals for the year ahead. I believe if you don’t aspire to anything, you’ll struggle to achieve much of worth. In that spirit, I’ve got three running goals for 2021; Completing Couch to 5K, taking part in ParkRun and finishing theContinue reading “2021 Running Goals”

Look Ahead

In my teens and twenties I played a lot of sport, so back in September when I decided to try running to get active after years out with injury, I assumed I could just lace up my shoes and run. I believed the fitness I desired would come with time and effort. I wasn’t worriedContinue reading “Look Ahead”

Plans

It’s been three weeks since I had to stop my running comeback due to an injury. After initial fears that it might have been shin splints or a stress fracture (thanks NHS online!) it turned out to be a simple case of extensor tendonitis. A mix of ice, rest and anti-inflammatory drugs has calmed itContinue reading “Plans”

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