A great week to be a Penny Lane Strider!

I have had an awesome week full of awesome running with awesome people! Firstly, on Tuesday I went to the first Mystery 5k of the summer. The Mystery is a park in South Liverpool and is also where the Liverpool Harriers have their track and clubhouse. Every summer they host a Mystery 5k series, which…

Weekly round up

I’ve had a really good week working on my goalsย from my last post. First up – some of my eats! I’ve been enjoying snacking on strawberries, greek yoghurt (have you seen the 4 packs of greek yoghurt in Tesco? So handy! I usually buy a big 500g pot and end up divvying it up into…

Goals for summer training

Become stronger, physically and mentally One of my weaknesses in Manchester was my mental strength in the last half. I was lucky with Liverpool and although I struggled in the last few miles, I didn’t ‘hit the wall’ or ‘blow up’, unlike in Manchester. It has taught me a lot though. Rest is very important…

Marathon recovery

2 weeks on from Manchester, and I’m feeling lots better. I’ve only ran twice since the race. The first time was on the Tuesday afterwards at club, which probably wasn’t advisable but I wanted to go along to show off basically. It gave me a great boost after feeling slightly down about my performance, with…