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Skåne District Championships


DNS. Due to malady I did not participate.

I have entered my first event for the year – Skåne’s District Championships’ (Skånes UDM-DM-VDM i terränglöpning) on Saturday 2nd April. It is a local off-road event here in Ystad.

It will also be my first ever event that I will participate in as a veteran. And, that just sounds weird – me a veteran? Yes .. I will turn 35 this year (luckily only in the very end of December!) and that places me in the Female Veteran 35 (FV35) category. In Sweden K35.

I entered a 4K race. I am looking forward to racing on familiar grounds.

Shock to the system


To shock your system and blow out the cobwebs I would recommend a 5K time trial. Or make it a 4K.

It's all about timing

The coach thought it was about time to test my fitness and see how the build up programme has worked for me. I had heard stories how the build up programme had worked wonders for some runners, and of course was hoping this would be so in my case, too. I have been running mostly easy runs for three months now. During the time I have been on the build up programme (the past 6 weeks) I have only done 4 fartlek sessions, which have been approximately at 75% effort. Those are the only faster runs I have done, and yet, I have felt a definite improvement and feel more like a “proper” runner when I am out there. Anyways, I do not really know what I was expecting from today’s time trial ..

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