Overall this has been a pretty good week. Not only did I manage to get some quality training completed, but the sun has been out and the grass is a little longer, meaning that I was able to finish with a well deserved barefoot run tonight. It’s also happy anniversary to ‘my feet’! Strange you might think – but today was the Frimley 10Km and for those of you able to think back a year, Frimley 2010 was Event 1 of my Run4Recovery challenge. My feet have been running for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity for a whole year now! I’m sure they were better looking when I started, but they seem to be standing up to the pace (pardon the pun!). Fed up of being a running widow, my wife ‘gazumped’ me this morning by running Frimley with a friend. Her first 10Km race, so an extra special ‘well done’ to her.
With the London Marathon just 1 week away, I started my pre-race prep on friday with a night out and lots of beer washed down with a Chinese (or was it the other way round?). I survived the next day with a pretty clear head so I’m working on the delusion that it has probably done me more good than harm. Taper week this week, so I’ll be making sure I concentrate on a gentle miles and early nights. Well, that’s the plan anyway!