All posts tagged: Nike+ Run Club Clapham Common

H is for holiday

I’m officially on holidays (huzzah!) I think I have been waiting for this since my holidays in January (Argentina). The last days at work, I could almost feel my skin itch and hurt! Right now, I’m at home, packing and chilling out with some great music, getting ready for tonight, when I will be flying to Ibiza (I know, I know, those of you following me on Twitter or Facebook are already fed up of hearing me speaking about this holiday, especially in the last 48 hours). Last night, we had another run with the Nike+ Run Club, and it was superhero costume themed. I was so excited preparing the costume, posting pictures, teaser style, and pretty much jumping around in excitement… The previous night I stayed up until 1am finishing my costume and helping Loida with hers… and it paid off: I ran like I had never ran before! (insert big smug smile here). I managed to stop later than usual for the first time, and then have another short stop again, and that’s …

on the running club…

If you had told me about a month ago that I was going to be looking forward to running twice a week, and even wanting to run more often, I would have probably looked at you as if you were crazy, and laughed. Today, I have to admit the above has happened. I’m just waiting and hoping for the next running club. As soon as I start running, I think “why am I doing this (torture) again to myself?” but the feeling fades quickly as I pass the tress in the park. I’m not fast, and I don’t have much resistance, but I enjoy it. A lot. I started… How long ago? Four weeks? Three? I really don’t know, I think today was my sixth or seventh time running. I remember the first day, I was feeling shy and nervous, not knowing what it was going on, or whether I would be able to finish the run in one piece. I remember thinking “I’ll carry my Oyster Card, in case I’m too tired to walk …