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Sunday Runday..

I have really been enjoying getting out running again this week.

Mollie my Border Collie puppy has not been to keen on letting me go out the door on my own though!!

It has been hard work giving myself a push out the door as feel so guilty going out without her. When I’m out and forgot about feeling guilty, I remember why I love running once I am out.

Oh well Mollie one day you will be able to come with me!!

Last week I found out that Asics had chosen me to be an August Ambassador!!

To share my thoughts on their trainers in the #PoundTheRoad campaign.

How exciting!!

I must say the indicate trainers are my most comfy trainer ever!!

Another review coming next week..

What better reason to get out the door than new running gear?

What I ran this week:

Nice and slow miles. Building back up gradually. Ready to up the miles next week and maybe a little faster!?!

When I get home from running in the red hot sunshine I love to whiz up a smoothie. We made one of these this morning with 2 bananas, chocolate syrup peanut butter and milk, so thick and yummy!!

Also been trying to add more vegetables into my diet, even if some are fried!

I love the smell of onions cooking..

Clothes c/o Asics

Sunday Runday…

When I have time off from running, it always feels like I’m starting again at the beginning and never achieved anything when you did run!

There is always some kind of distraction, getting me away from a run. Illness, housework, looking after family, painting the house, ironing or looking after a puppy. I have used all of these excuse over the last month and before you know it weeks and weeks have passed by. Now I am trying to get back into a routine, before the children break up for summer on Wednesday.

This weeks running:

This weeks spinning:

Slow starting back but then again better than nothing..

“Every morning in Africa, a Gazelle wakes up and knows that it must

run faster than the fastest Lion that day, or it will be killed and eaten.

Every morning in Africa, a Lion wakes up and knows that it must run

faster than the slowest Gazelle that day, or it will starve to death. It

doesn’t matter if you are a lion or a gazelle: when the sun comes up,

you’d better be running.”


– Unknown

A little bit of Sunday motivation: Love this song from a spinning class, makes me want to get fit!!

Song Lyrics
Is your head spinning?
Is your heart racing?
Is there fire in your veins?… 

Back on it, very slowly ..

Sunday Runday..

This weeks word~Sorry!!

You are not running London marathon…

Last week my daughter did here first Parkrun 5km run…

And this week she knock well over a minute off her time…

Last Saturday my son got a PB at park run an amazing under 24 minutes for 5km!!

This week he did a schools race…

 Last week I pulled my shorts out of storage and went for it at Parkrun.

 Best time this year and knock nearly 2 minutes off the same course 2 weeks ago.

Yesterday I was a little slower, only 22 seconds slower than last week though. It was raining and I was so hot in a woolly hat I put on to protect my new hairstyle!?!

Nice to get back upto 5 miles…

This weeks exercise~
5 miles run
30 minutes Spinning class
45 minutes Body sculpture class
3 miles run
3 miles run
1 hour body pump class
3 miles run

Day off
5km Parkrun
Day off

Now I know I am not in London, I need to make new goals …

Plans and stick to them…

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