"Are you completely insane?"I've been walking home from work most evenings; I was even walking to work for a while but realised I would have to spend the day surreptitiously massaging my calves under my desk and in need of a second, clean outfit each day if I did. It got easier and easier to walk the hour long route and I had a new pair of trainers bought dead-cheap from the perpetually-closing-down Lilliwhites and I thought... "well, let's step this up and have a run every now and then."
Once I got this idea in my head and tried out a 40 minute walking / running burst of activity, I then saw an advert for this.
Then I mentioned it to the guys who work with me on this.
And then, that afternoon, as I walked home, I realised that I had registered for the Nike 10k run in October.
Scared and slightly sweaty already about the whole thing. But at least I get a free t-shirt and a microchip.
Updates on my training, preparation, procrastination and increasingly elaborate whining will be available in detail here but also in less frequent and slightly edited guise over here. First post here.
And bollocks again.