4348 total / 976 in 2015

To slowly build up distance after spinal injury, and work on pace. Maybe another marathon this year if all goes well ;)

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  • 6 miles
  • 00:43 time
  • 525 calories
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  1. Quite possibly the worse news a runner could get is finding out you have COPD
    time for a big lifestyle change x
    At least I know now steroids on board and a royal kick up the arse

    • Chris G.
      Chris G.

      Just saw this on FB. Really sorry Em. You can still run though, right?

      about 21 hours ago Like

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    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      Sorry for the bad news, but it looks like you're moving ahead and doing the best with what you've been given. You've got this, Emma!

      about 2 hours ago Like

    • Emma B.
      Emma B.

      ❤️❤️❤️ Thanks Diane I'm pretty scared. But I'll find a way

      about 1 hour ago Like

  2. As much as it's annoying me. I have to admit defeat and let the chest clear up! Annoyed as my training has been consistent and this is not the time to be getting sick 7 weeks out from my 100 :... read more

    • Chris G.
      Chris G.

      Better to take a short break now than to carry on feeling crap for the lead up to your race. For what its worth, I think it is the right decision.

      2 days ago Like

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    • Andrea S.
      Andrea S.

      Take care!

      1 day ago Like

    • Emma B.
      Emma B.

      Thanks guys Frederick I've had antibiotics and got pump but it's still taking a while to clear grrrr c happy birthday honey

      about 23 hours ago Like

  3. RUN
    5 km 00:30 09:44 pace

    Testing the waters gentle 5k keeping the heart rate below 130
    Legs feeling good, chest not quite there yet so I'll prob ease off until Friday
    Followed by core & strength x
    Can't beli... read more

  4. VELO
    great 5 km 00:12:29 14.9mph pace

    Warm up

  5. VELO
    great 5 km 00:12:06 15.4mph pace

    Chest still pretty congested at the mo grrr but heart rate 10bpm lower so we're heading in the right direction.
    Easy soon followed by core strength work
    Off for fun with bells now have a great... read more

  6. Decided to have a real mix up week next week, bringing the fun back into the schedule, I've weeks of strict to go yet lol
    No plan just for fun :)
    Go Daniela go so excited for you

    • Daniela

      Thanks for the shout Emma, hope you had a good weekend!

      3 days ago Like

  7. RUN
    great Night section 14 mi 03:05 13:12 pace

    Hit the night section again was nice to see it wasn't as bad as I remembered, albeit I didn't remember so many hills lol terrain will be lethal in October as plenty of chalk terrain hopin... read more

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    Breathtakingly beautiful x

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    Ridgeway Reece among the kite & kestrels gorgeous day

  11. walk
    great Spur 4 Reece 13.74 mi 04:00 17:28 pace

    Hit with a lung infection yesterday antibiotics and pump on board so called in sick for tonight's shift, can't be dealing with that this weekend.
    Really needed some timeout in my thoughts... read more

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    Thames path Reece

  16. RUN
    great Coastal run 6 mi 01:03 10:28 pace

    I've had a back flare up since the long one with Stevie, I knew the risks so it is what it is.
    Sciatica numbness in the foot and royal pain in the butt and hamstring are making the training a ... read more

  17. VELO
    great 3.11 mi 00:13:29 13.8mph pace

    These graveyard shifts are tough lol
    5 hours sleep gentle warn up followed by a hours core and strength with back maintenance x
    Oops boy the reality is setting in.
    8 weeks the countdown has started... read more

    • Laura

      Nice miles today Emma. What's with this graveyard shift thing? Are you doing night? Oh man that would be tough. Hope you're managing. Thinking of my ultra buddy xxxx

      9 days ago Like

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    • Luna

      awesome job Emma.... 5 hrs of sleep, hope you catch up on some more zzzz soon though!!

      9 days ago Like

    • Emma B.
      Emma B.

      Thanks guys I'm ok Luna it's just the way it is at the moment roll on that lotto win lol

      9 days ago Like1 person

  18. RUN
    great 4 mi 00:42 10:33 pace

    Coastal trail before graveyard shift
    Full recovery week concentrating on the feel rather then miles.
    4 was enough today finished with a beaut of a walk in the nature reserve :)
    Have a good evenin... read more

  19. RUN
    great Coastal run 6.4 mi 01:07 10:28 pace

    12 hour very constant night shift, followed by 2 hours sleep and deep clean, before I hit the trails.
    Full race mode. I have planned this race to a fine detail.
    Stevie has decided to get on board ... read more

    • Ini E.
      Ini E.

      Nice one Emma. Take care.

      13 days ago Like

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    • Elliot W.
      Elliot W.

      Haha, thanks Emma - nice run....and good to see recovery is going well. I cannot imagine doing 100miles after doing 100km...37 more miles, just seems incomprehensible!

      11 days ago Like

    • Emma B.
      Emma B.

      Well done Elliot cracking run!!! Well deserved! I should think those thoughts will be going through my mind a lot on the day lol

      11 days ago Like

  20. walk
    Work 3 mi

    Graveyard shift complete logged up mileage overnight, very busy shift im shattered lol nighty night x

    • Luna

      awww Emma, sweet dreams!!

      13 days ago Like

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    • Fiona M.
      Fiona M.

      That is a lot of walking, great training for ultras to be on your feet all night.

      13 days ago Like

    • Emma B.
      Emma B.

      Defo Fiona plus couple hours sleep then running on tired legs and mind :))) it's making the horror night shifts not seem so bad lol

      13 days ago Like