I’m supposed to be building up for Bristol Half Marathon in September – we entered months ago. If I had kept up my training from the Mendip Challenge it would be a breeze but, alas, although I have been regularly running since then I have not maintained the distances – even with my Park and Strides. And from Monday, for two weeks, I will be away, so this is a last chance to
Back to slapping around The Downs. This week I’m being more sensible – I’m running around only one half of The Downs and only half of that fully barefoot. I start in my Vivos and then half way around take them off. It’s rained this morning and the wet grass and tarmac feel lovely. Again, it feels like my thighs are doing a lot more work than normal.
As I approach the end I
The time has come to either bite the bullet and buy more road shoes or give them up altogether and stay with the neutral off-roaders. The title to the post tells you what I have decided, but can I pull it off?
Today I will attempt my first ‘Park and Stride’ with off-road shoes, despite most of the route being on hard, manmade surfaces. Park and Stride was one of my strategies for building