After finally getting to a continuous 5k things are now moving along nicely and gradually increasing mileage, with the introduction of hill sprints coming up in the next week.
I have just had an amazing two weeks holiday near to St David’s in Pembrokeshire and my training runs along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path onto St David’s head were just awesome even if really hot. The best one was the five miler where the mist had drifted off the sea onto the path obscuring visibility on St David’s Head but the coolness was a really welcome break after the really hot weather we have been having.
I have completed my first run with a couple of hill sprints, which nearly killed me. Need to get used to them though, as there aren’t that many flat mountains around )
After having a bad four mile run the other day I was really not looking forward to my long run yesterday which was to be six miles. However, once I set off I had a wonderful time running over Cannock Chase. It was overcast so wasn’t too hot, even though by the time I had got back to the car the temperature had increased by ten degrees in just over an hour.
So considering I could only just about manage a minute run/minute walk for twenty minutes in April I am quite pleased with my progress, I just wish that I didn’t die on anything above a one degree incline. But hopefully with lots of work I will be running in the mountains and enjoying the scenery soon.