I am a slow plodder but as I run to keep fit & enjoy it & not to win races I have learnt to accept this. I have developed a love for muddy running & quite enjoy long slow runs as opposed to short faster ones.
I seem to be forever plagued by injury, but am told I have hypermobility which is apparently bad for injury free running so I have taken up Chi Running in the hope of at least reducing my injury risks. I struggle to practice Chi properly as a lot of my running is with the dogs.
The big part of my 2012 aims is to spend more time cross training, especially core work. I now have a bike so will be cycling more often too. I will be aiming for 500m again but have decided to go for enjoying what I do rather than stress too much over targets.
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Best Ever Times
|100 metres||North East fetch mile 100m||8:50||142:10||2.14||Dec 2012||1|
|5 km||Riverside Park Run: Chester le Street||28:27||9:09||54.88||Nov 2012||4|
|5 miles||Bridges of the Tyne 5 mile road race||1:01:57||12:23||40.94||Jul 2012||1|
|5.7 miles||Blaydon Race||1:05:53||11:34||42.96||Jun 2007||1|
|5.9 miles||Blaydon Race||1:04:25||10:55||46.49||Jun 2011||2|
|10 km||North Tyneside 10k Road Race||59:54||9:38||52.32||Apr 2010||7|
|15 km||Hawkshead Trail Race||2:11:53||14:09||36.43||May 2011||1|
|11 miles||PUMA Hellrunner: Hell Up North (Morning Glory)||2:34:06||14:01||36.88||Nov 2010||2|
|13.1 miles||Great North Run||2:25:08||11:05||46.36||Sep 2007||3|