Tag Archive for Aoife Gilmartin

Day 345 – 20 DAYS to GO –

Monday monday …another day trip to london town..another late run …was tired…but  got on with…
  • Miles today: 3.1
  • Miles completed: 1138.6
  • Miles to go: (43.6)
  • Days to go: 20
  • Shoes: Adidas Boost

Day 344 – oh dear …post CW birthday celebrations

It’s CW’s birthday!  Last night we went out with friends which was great but suffering slightly today …felt 20 times better after run, shower and properly dressed!  Felt pretty slow and painful though!
  • Miles today: 3.1
  • Miles completed: 1135.5
  • Miles to go: (40.5)
  • Days to go: 21
  • Shoes: Adidas Boost

Day 343 – Sun glorious Sun

After morning cleaning …nipped out for a run in this beautiful sunny day  – the tow path was quieter than expected …can only assume all the people who plan ahead have gone to the beach  – it really is the best weather I have seen here for a long while..

  • Miles today: 3.5
  • Miles completed: 1132.4
  • Miles to go: (37.4)
  • Days to go: 22
  • Shoes: Adidas Boost

Day 325 …good day ..bad day

So yesterday was not too bad but after a day trip to London starting at 5 am this morning was wrecked when I started to run after 9pm this evening.  I forced myself to slow down and try and maintain a slow jog so that could feel like it was a rest day…it worked and I enjoyed the slow jog …the thought of the run is always worse than actually doing it.

  • Miles today: 3.2
  • Miles completed: 1076.4
  • Miles to go: 18.6
  • Days to go: 40
  • Shoes: Brooks Ravenna 3

Day 323 – suffering

After a great night meeting up with the girls the run today was very very hard …might have cried except for CW looked even worse than me having come back from a 3 day stag bender! 
  • Miles today: 3.0
  • Miles completed: 1069.6
  • Miles to go: 25.4
  • Days to go: 42
  • Shoes: Brooks Ravenna 3

Day 321 – no one would ever know…

OMG late late run…. back from England and went to shops before made it home …I have to admit today was a day when I thought ‘sure nobody would know’..CW is away and I am home alone ….but it was just a fleeting thought and I made myself leave the house and do laps of the bridges….once I was running it really wasn’t too bad…
  • Miles today: 3.1
  • Miles completed: 1063.5
  • Miles to go: 31.5
  • Days to go: 44
  • Shoes: Brooks Ravenna 3

Day 319 – Wagamama run

In Windsor so combined running with food collection ..ordered on line and then ran to pick it up…I was bit short of 3 miles and  I think if anybody had been watching me running up and down outside wagamamas ..they might have thought i looked a bit strange!
  • Miles today: 3.0
  • Miles completed: 1057.3
  • Miles to go: 37.7
  • Days to go: 46
  • Shoes: Brooks Ravenna 3

Day 312 – slowish start but faster mile 2, 3 and 4

London today so was up at 5am ..was a big meeting so was apprehensive about sleeping in so was doing the old waking every hour until the alarm went off ..anyway got back this evening and was bucketing rain…big change from yesterday … was a slow start on the run …felt like it was going to be a real struggle but after a half a mile or so I settled into it and was able to pick up speed   – tried hard to keep it up until i completed 4 miles and then did a half mile jog home.
  • Miles today: 4.5
  • Miles completed: 1035.2
  • Miles to go: 59.8
  • Days to go: 53
  • Shoes: Brooks Ravenna 3

Day 311 – Sunny evening for a run

Was down in Dublin today so was an early start so was pretty tired.  When I got home I went for my run straight away as it was an absolutely stunning evening …lots of people out and about and an unfortunate addition of flies back on the towpath …I definitely swallowed one or two..I did not swallow a spider to catch the flies….no need ….just have to accept that ti is an unfortunate running hazard 😉
  • Miles today: 3.0
  • Miles completed: 1030.7
  • Miles to go: 64.3
  • Days to go: 54
  • Shoes: Brooks Ravenna 3


Day 273 – Easter Saturday

The oldest brother and I went for a big walk today on the west coast of Donegal  – was a beautiful cold but sunny dry day and we had a great walk followed by a pint of Guinness, seafood chowder and some mussels in a wee old pub in Ardara…yum.  Went we got back to LK I had to run but was such a nice evening did not feel like so much of a chore …I headed up the old farm trail up to Woodlands and was home and tucking into a glass of red wine and a big juicy steak in no time….

  • Miles today: 3.1
  • Miles completed: 909.3
  • Miles to go: 185.7
  • Days to go: 92
  • Shoes: Brooks Ravenna 3

The Garmin crash still leaving me without record of my run.

Donegal walk…