In the winter it’s much harder to get motivated to go out for runs in the week. I work full time and it’s dark in the morning, and dark in the evening. I am limited to running round the streets. While this is not my favourite terrain – it’s hard on my feet, and tripping on a paving stone is a real risk – there are some compensations. Coming up to Christmas the lights and decorations in people’s windows and gardens make running round Ealing after dark much more enjoyable.
Have a wonderful Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa if those are festivals you celebrate, or perhaps just a lovely celebration of friends and family.
I love running, and I love cake. I started running again in 2011 after a break of some time due to ill health. I began with Couch to 5k (highly recommended), and progressed to half marathons. Third time lucky in the ballot I ran London Marathon in 2016 and vowed "never again". My challenge for 2019 was to complete 12 half marathons/ten milers, start writing a blog and raise money for JDRF (https://jdrf.org.uk)- a charity dedicated to funding research to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes.
From 2020 - 2022 I am continuing with all of those things, except I am not going to run an official half marathon every month! Just some months ;-)
I have a new blog! Read about walking the London LOOP on walkingthelondonloop.uk
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Merry Christmas Emily!🌲👍
I love following your WP.com posts as you run from post to post!
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