Review of Week 12

Things are now starting to fall into place. What I previously would have considered as ‘long runs’ are now midweek ‘quick runs’ and any run that lasts less than an hour – well that’s just a sprint isn’t it?

It’s been a pretty good solid week of training, a good run on Tuesday with some hard reps just to check the legs can still move quickly if they need to. A slight twinge in my troublesome quad on the last rep meant I slowed it right down at the end but the hard work was already done by that point. I had a slow 8 miles planned for Wednesday but my quad was still a bit sore and after 3 miles decided to call it a day. Note to self, I need to have a days rest if it’s sore, otherwise it just gets worse.

I gave myself Thursday off and did that session on Friday lunchtime – I didn’t push the ‘brisk’ bits as quick as I could have but no pain from the quad so pretty pleased with that.

That just left the long run on Sunday with DLRR. After enjoying the run so much last week I decided to join DLRR as I really do want to be part of a club again and it can only help my running, plus it’s also a great way to meet some new people. The plan was 15 miles, but with loop backs (where quicker runners loop back to the slowest runner to keep the group together) I came in at over 17 miles. Much of the run was spent chatting to fellow runners which was really nice and made the miles pass by so quickly. This distance didn’t feel too bad at all and we had a quick last couple of miles which wasn’t a problem in the slightest. So with the 18 miles last week, plus the 17+ this week and with the Oakley 20 will make three long runs in three weeks and the first two have been completed without too much bother at all – roll on Oakley!

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