Mountain! Mountain! Mountain! I wanted to see if I will really be ready for my upcoming trail race! Pushed myself to do an extra long, extra hard mountain run today as a test for the real thing. I managed 21k with 1,135 meter climb; it’s just shy of what the race day numbers will be… Continue reading Run Forty Five
Wonderful day for a run! Warm, clear and sunny; throw in a bank holiday and you’ve got it made in the shade! Went for a 21k skip along the river in my seemingly never ending quest for a sub 2 hour time. Whittled it down to 2h2m this time. Shaved a little off my previous… Continue reading Run Forty Foh!
Haha, nice shot between two trees. Love this bend in the river, it’s such a lovely spot. Today’s 10K run was less than spectacular in terms of finding my rhythm. My shins were sore, knees unhappy and legs kinda heavy but I got it done. Pretty good weather, swallowed about 853 gnats as I ran… Continue reading Run Forty Tree!
A thousand splendid suns. Khaled Hosseini. Afghanistan. Khaled Hosseini is a story teller. For me this is the greatest compliment I can pay a writer. You might think “well, duh!” But no, it’s not that obvious as I have been so disappointed and dissatisfied by some of my recent choices. This book is a gem.… Continue reading Book Twenty Five