July !

Second month of running over. June´s figures were 19.59 km while in July I managed to run 40.95 km. Longest run was 10k, and I managed twice with no real issues for the knee. For the moment I am at 68 min per 10k, which is just 18 min away from my PR. I tried my forces for 5k and I managed a 31:51, and that is just about 8 min slower than what I was doing before. I did mentioned in previous articles that I am passing trough some changes in my life, therefore routine it is not yet achievable 100%, I can´t set real number to run per month. What I can set is the lower limit. And Read more

When routine meets the objective !

Just finished posting on Saturday about my objective of reaching 10k distance by mid august when I went out for my Saturday run. I started running thinking about a 7k maybe reaching 8. Till Saturday the longest run was 6.5. I started running slowly, trying not to get to excited and increase the pace, and just checking the view. I managed to get into the rhythm and pound the trail without realising that I am running. Effortless I would say. I ran 4k and I decided to turn. Turning at 4 would give me of course an 8k run. Getting close to the  house I realised that I am feeling great so I passed the house and ran some more. Read more

My new best friend !

My new best friend´s name is : Routine ! Yes, routine. Which previously I was associating with boredom, it is now passing to the “best friend” category. In the last period I had a series of changes happening in my life, changes that made me come to this conclusion. Changes in life come with changes in habits. Changes in habits … well … break the routine and make running a bit more complicated, at least for me. But, what is done is done and I am falling again in a routine period. To support my new best friend I can say this : while training for the marathon, I have been a very good friend with the routine. Running in Read more