Follow Island FM’s news editor Laura Clayton’s blog as she prepares for 2014 Virgin London Marathon.
Saturday 15th February : Start at 2:00pm
The 2014 Mud-n-Fun run is now open for entries, sponsored by accounting firm Grant Thornton the biennial event is organised by the Hash House Harriers.
The 3.5mile course crosses the low lying land in the middle of the Island encompassing many ditches, stream and assorted man made obstacles. This year the run will start from The Track – home of Bel’s Football Club adjacent the Bowl in Victoria Avenue.
The 2014 event is raising money for Riding for the Disabled and Headway Guernsey.
More details and entries can be made from the event website : http://www.gt-ci.com/mud-n-fun
There is nothing worse than starting the new year with all that good intention of how you are going to strive for your running goal, approach your training with renewed zeal and then only to be struck down by an injury a week later.
US elite 800mtr runner Phoebe Wright has just blogged about how many runners initially approach injuries and then goes on to offer her advice on learning to swim in order to cross train whilst the running injury recovers.
It is a funny blog well worth a read : Swimming Tips for Those Who Swim Like House Cats!