Archive for February, 2014

Not so much thrilla in Devilla, more pain in the rain. Inevitably, having carried me through the first part of marathon training with no problems, my right hamstring muscle chose to go south just before my first race for 3.5 months. So, after self-prescribed regime of rest, stretch and foam roll, I got up on […]

The first part of my training plan for the Paris Marathon went precisely how Hal Higdon would have liked it to have gone. Bring it on, I thought. A little early, as it turned out, as when embarking the second part of the plan, several life-factors conspired to rob me of energy, making each run […]

Frozen Winkie

Posted: 12th February 2014 by mockjogger in Medical, Training Runs
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What’s a man to do? Today’s 18 miler started out fairly innocuously. In working my way out of a cold-and-jet-lag induced running slump I have been vitamining-up and going back to basics on food and hydration, so last night’s triple-bowl of rice with pork were nicely complemented by an early alarm and three slices of […]