Weekly round up: Spring running

Weekly round up: Spring running

Running Happy weekly round up

It almost felt like I was back to normal this week!

Wednesday I was back at my club co-leading the Start to Run group. It was my first time at the club in 10 weeks and the group started 2 weeks ago so I had a little catching up to do.

The discussion topic this week was injury, so it was a very apt week to start helping out. When we got running we did 4 minutes of running and a 1 minute walk, so well within my comfort zone but still the longest I had ran since my PF injury flared up.

Saturday I wasn’t running but instead delivering my first coaching session. This was part of my Coach in Running Fitness course homework and the first detailed session I have planned and delivered. Before the session I sent the plan off to my support coach for feedback and made some adjustments to it (I was a little over ambitious on what could be done in an hour). The session itself was great. It was a one to one session with a bit of skills, running and strength training. I want to plan another one shortly with a group as I think that will challenge me a bit more.

I filmed the session for my support coach so I now need to send it off for his feedback. I feel like I’m back at school waiting for my marks!

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On Sunday I went for a run with my pup. It was a lovely sunny day and I had a really good run. I always think of runs with my dog as Fartlek sessions, but with him calling the shots! We run a bit and then it’s sniff time, run a bit more then he’ll have to stop for a wee, run a bit then run really fast as he has spotted a crow in the distance. It’s always fun and just the type of stop start running I need to do at the moment.

When I got home I finally had the time to sit down and make a race page for the virtual run I am organising for Dr Hadwen Trust. The Grand Bank Holiday Run is in May and will raise money for brain tumour research. I’m really looking forward to this race and I do hope to get many entries from around the world.

How was your week? Have you had any spring weather recently?

This weekly round up is part of the link up with HoHo Runs and MissSippiPiddlin.

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