Running races – preparation is key

Yesterday, me and my friend literally ran for cake. We took part in a 10k race and when we finished our prize was a Christmas pudding! It was a great race – nice and scenic with a good mix of hills and flat – and I achieved a 10k personal best of 1:01:33! With our puds! For someone who has never been fit, I’m amazed by what I’ve achieved through running. I spent a couple of years running 5k a couple of times a week, convinced that I’d never be able to run 10k, never mind a half marathon, which…