Hello everyone again!
Where I left you last, I was ready to compete in a 5k at the Aviva London Grand Prix meet, at
I dusted myself off pretty quickly though. My performance was so far below anything I had done in training and racing throughout the year, that all I could account the experience to was a simple case of having a ‘bad day’. Certainly, I was running on a stage that I probably wasn’t quite ready for yet. But that being said, it was a wonderful awakening and learning experience of what it takes to make in the big league. I was proud of the way I reacted after the race. In the past, I have spat the dummy and spent hours in very sour moods. On this occasion though, I refocused on the task ahead in
I decided that, for my own confidence, I would try another race the following Friday, just to prove to myself that my 5k in
Not much more was to be done in the training stakes. After the fun run, I spent just another week and a half in Teddington before heading to
It is now the night before my race in
Lastly, before I go to bed, thank you to all my Facebook posters and emailers. Your support over the past weeks and months has been overwhelming. Whatever the outcome tomorrow, I will be running whole-heartedly for the special people that make this sport so enjoyable for me.
With love and best wishes,