Remind me not to take so much time off..... It's amazing how much fitness I have lost in the 4 weeks after the Great Birmingham Run.
So I have been back in training for 3 weeks, so far its been 3 sessions in the gym each week and my 1500 metre swim set once a week. Good news is that the knee/ITB trouble at Birmingham seems to have gone and my shoulder feels like its finally getting back to full strength.
Time to up the training and add in some run and bike work......
All being well we should soon hear whether we have the go ahead for a new museum in Oswestry serving the area surrounding the place. Whilst waiting for the go ahead we have all been busy compiling a time line for the area and what a time line it is. Fantastical and exciting. Battles, wars, destruction, great charismatic leaders, legends, then development of transport links and trade in the industrial era. Today it is such a tranquil and sleepy backwater which looks as if nothing has ever hap
So I have done a few triathlons this year, 6 to be precise, I have the carbon fibre bike, the expensive aero wheels and tri clothing, all that's lacking is the talent. So I decided its time to get the serious training in and I decided to write a blog about my journey. So here it is, blog entry one, the beginning.......
Sophie Hughes has been accepted onto the Volunteer Eco Students Abroad program and will be travelling to South Africa in July 2012 to take part in an important sustainable community development project.
I am seeking sponsorship to enable me to participate in the programme and complete essential volunteer work in a KwaZulu-Natal village.
I will work in conjunction with the villagers and the village chief in addressing the major issues faced by the village and the local school