Next week will be my last running update of 2018, unbelievable when I think of what I’ve achieved this year. But for now I’ll focus on this week.
- been on four walks of varying distance and speed, total of about 12 miles
- included hills in my walking routes
- had a very intense gym session including bike, cross-trainer and rowing machine
And made a welcome return to parkrun! Accompanied by my younger son, I had hoped to complete the 5k in around 50 minutes at a fast paced walk. My son ran until he got out of breath and then alternated run/walking while I speed walked the whole 5k. I finished in just under 42 minutes which I was very pleased with and best of all it didn’t seem to have any detrimental effect on my calf. There’s a parkrun on Christmas Day which I’m planning on doing, again speed walking.
Also I’ve moved up to the next level of physio exercises, which I’m very happy about! It’s been a great week for my recovery and I’m starting to see the possibility of starting to run again, still a little way in the distance but definitely there!
Have a great week,