I ran 27 miles today. Which is slightly silly considering I have a 44 mile ultra in a week. But there were 2 very important reasons, and they are these:
1. I was speaking to the owner of a camera shop last month who mentioned in passing that he’s done a 100 mile+ cycle ride every month for the last 10 years. As you do. And that gave me an idea… I wondered how many months I could go running at least one run of marathon distance or longer. I already had a 30 miler planned in January, and figured I could get one in during February without too much issue.
2. I started Run Until You Drop (1 mile on Feb 1st, 2 miles on Feb 2nd etc) and got to Day 13. I stopped due to logistical issues (read: to not be divorced), and haven’t managed any of the days. Today is the 27th Feb, so I thought I might as well get one more red square on the FetchEveryone challenge page and 27 more points to my score. Continue reading →