200 Runs Later

Posted: 25th June 2013 by mockjogger in Training Runs
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Relevant to the post. Honestly.

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Way back in May 2007 Beyonce and Shakira were at No.1 with Beautiful Liar, The Bourne Ultimatum was just released and I started running.

200 runs later, I’ve spent 134 hours on the pavement covering 805 miles at an average pace of just under 10 minutes per mile. That’s like running all the way from Edinburgh to Paris (assuming, for a second, I could run on water). And the five and a half days it has taken would give me enough time to watch the complete Norwegian reality show following a 134 hour ferry journey from Bergen to Kirkenes. Where did I find the time?

Bourne I did some stopping and re-starting along the way, like stopping for the entire duration of 2010, and only really started to take a real interest in running this year. I’m happy to see that the recent work is starting to pay off – 350 of those miles, over 40% of the total over the last 6 years, have been racked up in 2013 at an average pace of 9:05. So I’m putting more miles down and, slowly but surely, getting faster. Hopefully, there is more to come.

I still haven’t set foot beyond 14 miles in a single run. That’s the next challenge. Then I will start planning for a first marathon attempt in Spring 2014.

  1. Kathy R says:

    Push on! If I can do it, you can!