12 Training Runs of Christmas

Stick the music on and sing along……

On the first run of Christmas my training plan sent to me…….

Twelve calf burns

Eleven toilet misses

Ten camelbaks* a leaking

Nine wrong turns taken

Eight questions why?

Seven  traffic light delays

Six hill reps a stinging

Five…….. ‘flat’…………. hills!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Four shot blok sucks

Three tempo runs

Two ‘spresso shots

and a…….. final……… Hornsey…………. Rise!

Merry Christmas

* other self-carried hydration backpacks are available.


About Simon Tanner

Eight time marathon runner, having run Brighton x6 and London x2, finally got a London ballot place after 7 consecutive attempts. I try to write about things I'm going through / have gone through in training to help others attain their running goals, whatever the distance.
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