Posts Tagged ‘Conwy Half Marathon’

Non Race Report Pandas and Bamboo

I didn’t run the Conwy Half Marathon this Sunday as i woke with a stinking cold and a mild hangover. unbelievably bad preparation. In fact probably the worst thing i could have done. Anyway life goes on. I went to the race to support two of my mates who i dragged into doing it in the first place so i thought it was the least i could do. Both did really well with times of 1 hour 44 mins and 1 hour 41 mins. I was genuinely pleased for them because this was the first time they have done a race like this and they had a blast.

I saw this Panda running around and this bush. My 5 year old daughter had to point out the fact that the bush was Bamboo and that’s what the Panda eats. I would have never made the correlation. I mean i do know Pandas eat bamboo but the whole bush thing? you know what i mean!

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I haven’t blogged for ages because i haven’t ran for ages. Well all that changed today as i went for a 4 miler in the bitter cold North Wales hills. Very slow just to get back into it.

I’ve had a problem with my back well not exactly the back but my sciatic nerve which every now and then gives some serious pain. Took me a few days to get over that and then i got a stinking cold. I have had to pull out of the Conwy Half so my wife is taking my number and running it instead. A couple of my mates are doing it so i will be there to take photos etc.

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