Wimborne 10

I’ve been a bit busy (* lazy!) recently and got behind with a couple of “diary entry” posts, so I’m going to write this one fairly quickly.  On Sunday 17th, I ran the Wimborne 10 (mile) race, which was lovely!

This was another race where you parked a fair way from the start.  Why does no-one else run to the start?!  I ran on down at a slow pace while loads of other people just wandered down the pavement.  I ended up crossing over and running on the road to avoid the crowded pavements, and was getting very odd looks from people as I ran the 0.7 miles to the start.  Weird… I thought people were here to run.

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Parkrun PB :)

The last few weeks I’ve managed my planned 30 miles of running (each week with a 4-8 mile walk in there too) and on Saturday I decided to do my 2nd ever Parkrun (almost 2 years afer the first).

It went well – I managed a PB (down from 22:22 to 21:47) – so I’m really pleased with that.

This week (and I’m writing this 5 days into the week)… I haven’t run at all.  I’m not too bothered, I figure a break occasionally is a good idea.  I’ve got the Wimborne 10 mile race on Sunday, and I’ve now gone and planned a ridiculous run for (pretty much the whole of) next Wednesday.  I won’t say any more now, but watch this space as I’ll be pretty chuffed if I managed to do what I’ve planned.

Until next time… Happy Running!

Just Entered: Wimborne 10 mile

Training this week is going fairly well although I’m lacking a bit of motivation today, so I thought I’d enter another race 🙂

(Image linked from the Wimborne 10 Website)

The Wimborne 10 is one I’ve glanced at each year for many years, but haven’t hadn’t had the confidence in my fitness to run a 10 miler. This year – sod it! I managed The Stickler last weekend which is the same length and considerably hillier, so I’m well up for this one now.

If you’re interested, the website is here: http://www.wimborneac.co.uk/wimborne10home.htm