so I thought, why wait till next week for another run? and Luckily Scoot felt the same way so we decided to hit the park again. The plan was to do the first lap without stopping – harder than it sounds, as the last 200 meters or so are all up hill and really take … More Week 2 – Run 2
So the goal for today was to get round Brockwell Park – a 4k route – without stopping. This would be no small feet as I only started running again 2 weeks ago! Scoot joined me again today and we set off at a good pace as Scoot’s natural speed is slightly faster than mine, … More Week 2 – The Run
Just back from the swim with a dis-appointing 12 broken lengths. 1 set of 6 lengths back to back and then 3 sets of 2. Now 6 lengths isn’t at all bad – don’t get me wrong, but I was really hoping for 8. Next week – 8 it is! Kate had a great swim … More Week 2 – The Swim!
26/07/2009Originally uploaded by steveslaw And I wondered why I was getting wet feet? I think that I shall be writing to my friends at Karrimor about this – I only purchased the boots in 2008 and chose Karrimor on the back of my previous boots lasting 8 years of trekking. Having these fall apart after … More Boots with holes are no ones friends..
26/07/2009Originally uploaded by steveslaw On Saturday 26th July (2009) I joined some friends to tackle (for the second time) the Yorkshire 3 peaks. These are Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough and its a 25 miles walk from start to finish going up and over each one. Its a *really* hard route and the target time to … More The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge…
21/07/2009Originally uploaded by steveslaw Week 2 of the training and I have a Guest runner! Welcome Scott Geary 🙂 Well, we abandoned the ’round the block’ run and instead ran over to Brockwell Park which happens to be a lot closer than I thought. I may now set this as my primary run – its … More 21st July – Run with Guest runner!
So I am in training. I need to build up stamina in riding, running and swimming. I figure to initially focus on running and swimming and hope that that will automatically lead to an increase in Stamina to my riding. Plus they are the harder sports. What am I in training for? Well, first and … More Training – Week one.
21062009175Originally uploaded by steveslaw so this was the 3rd year in a row I’ve done the London to Brighton bike ride for the British Heart Foundation and once again it was a fantastic day out. If you’ve never done it before I would thoroughly recommend that you do it one year – its an amazing … More The London To Brighton 2009!
07/07/2009Originally uploaded by steveslaw when ever it rains really hard in a short period of time – this waterfall appears at the back of the old mega bowl in Streatham Hill. Its amazing!