Tuesday, 27 April 2010
Day Two - Finding a 'Training Plan'
So after last night's little disaster, I decided to do some searching.
I am now officially signed up to do the race - no backing out now - and they have some funky plans on the Great website. So I fill in all the details, including my height (short), my resting heart rate (which as a nurse, should not have been so hard to count...) and my weight (never you mind!). Then the date of the run. 16th May 2010.
I get this message:
I then decided to look at the training advice section. Some gems for you here...
It's not the end of the world if you don't run as well as you had hoped on race day.
Um, what if I end up walking/crippled?!
Take a break from training if you have an infection or illness.
I still have tonsilitis... I can't break before I start! Especially with the non-existent training schedule!
Give yourself time to adapt to new training demands.
Um, is 2 weeks long enough to adapt to training full stop?!
Sudden rises in your (heart) rate are signs that you are putting your body under too much stress.
Right, so that will be having to put trainers on then...
Build up your training gradually.
Again, not really an option there...
Please sponsor me people. There is no way in hell I can do this without your support.
And please, please, SEND ME TIPS!!! xxx