Month: August 2018

training session #1479

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Wednesday 22 August, 08:23

A warm and breezy run commute to work. No problems.

Distance: 4.66 miles

Time: 46:43

Trainers: Brooks Ghost 10

training session #1478

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Tuesday 21 August, 17:20

Run commute home. Very hot and sunny, 24C. Still focusing on how I’m running, not pushing at all.

Distance: 4.66 miles

Time: 45:58

Avg pace: 9:51 min/ mile

Calories: 530

Ascent: 312ft

Trainers: Brooks Ghost 10

training session #1477

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Tuesday 21 August, 08:08

Run commute to work. Ran slower and tried to focus on what I’d learned at drills session. Warm, 18C.

Distance: 4.77 miles

Time: 50:02

Avg pace: 10:28 min/mile

Calories: 547

Ascent: 269ft

Trainers: Brooks Ghost 10

training session #1476

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Running drills and techniques session with Sheffield Vegan Runners. Didn’t start my watch so no stats. Great session though!

Time: 1 hour approx not including WU and WD.

Clumber Park parkrun

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Saturday 18 August, 09:05

18C, warm. A VR mid-month tourist takeover at Clumber Park. Not a lot left in my legs after yesterday’s long run so used it as a recovery run.

Distance: 3.1 miles

Official time : 30:07 I saw it took 40 seconds to pass over the start line after the ‘Go’.

training session #1475

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Friday 17 August, 08:17

13C, cool, breezy, a bit overcast. Went for a long run in the Peak District, 21.6 miles. Started at Totley, went over Big Moor, Curbar, Froggatt, Longshaw, Houndkirk, Lady Canning’s Plantation, Limb Valley and looped back to the start. Ran out of water in the last couple of miles, otherwise felt good.

Distance: 21.6 miles

Time: 4:06:27

Avg pace: 11:19 min/mile

Calories: 2433

Ascent: 2324ft

Trainers: Brooks Cascadia 13

Wildlife: 2 deer near Wellington Monument, and herds of cows

training session #1474

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Thursday 16 August, 18:30

18C, warm and breezy. My first ‘formal’ interval session, ever, with Sheffield Vegan Runners. Stats include warm up and warm down. Enjoyed it.


6x 1k runs with 2 min recovery

3x 200m sprints 2 mins recovery

4x 100m sprints 90 secs recovery


Distance: 5.57 miles

Time: 1:18:08

Calories: 637

Trainers: inov8 x-claw 275