Ill Disruption

One of the things I knew could happen was disruptions to normal life, running and training. Two things I always want to avoid as much as possible: injury and being ill.

The last eight days or so were a little rough. Was ill and that took a whole of of energy, and a hectic dose of meds and energy.

Now reviewing training plan and not wanting to be stupid with how I get back to training. Doctor told me to listen to my body and I will.

But am also curious about how other runners get back to training and running after being down for a while. Let me know…

Run Diary

One of the reasons to train for a marathon is to make sure that I will be able to start and finish without breaking. I also want to be wise in my training and, at the end “race”. Besides my marathontraining plan, I’m gleaning from other sources and experts on how to do it well. Where else to better pick up tips than from the legendary Eliud Kipchoge. In an interview I watched-listened to, he mentioned a run diary. Which got me thinking.

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Running My First Marathon, Ever

standing next to lake. preparing for first marathon. counting the cost

So, I’m running my first marathon, ever. This year (2023) was the first time I ran 21.2 kilometres, and I did that in a half marathon race. Of course, I didn’t just get up and go run it, I trained for it. After running The Two Oceans Half Marathon, I joked about setting my sights on a full marathon. The truth is I only half-joked, and I am going to run The Cape Town Marathon later year. 

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