New Year’s Resolutions

Here we are, 1 week into 2013. (Still not used to that). It seems an opportune time to talk about New Years Resolutions.

I don’t usually bother with them. I think if there’s something in your life you want to change (or know you should change) then waiting for a new year is artificial – you should do it, now.

That said, I have been pondering what I will be getting up to this year and I have decided that I want to run a 10k. It’s a good target – achievable but still a challenge.

I’ve got my eye on a couple of events. One is a proper 10k called the Two Castles Run. It’s a race between Warwick Castle and Kenilworth Castle, which means it’s local and has a bit of interest at the start and end! Apparently there are some uphill bits and a not terribly thrilling section which goes through a housing estate, so not perfect.

I’ve also got a few friends together for the Wolf Run. ‘Wolf’ stands for woods, obstacles, lakes and fields, so as you’ll have guessed it’s an off-road 10k! Each kilometre has an obstacle – watch the below video to get the idea. It looks exhausting and very muddy but great fun!

I’ve got plenty to train for!

What are your aims for 2013?

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Apparently blogs need to cover a certain niche in order to attract readers. My aim is not to attract readers. I don't deny it would be nice not to just be spouting to myself, but the reason I set this blog up was to give myself somewhere to write down my thoughts. If anyone reads them, that's a bonus. This blog will cover a mix of things - anything that comes to mind that I want to write about. I make no promises about how often I will publish new content.
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4 Responses to New Year’s Resolutions

  1. A 10k is one on my list, too.
    Others are – do more hiking and keep a hiking journal (had a decent walk on Saturday),
    – read a book a week (not going to schedule – I’m still on a book of Seamus Heaney interviews, but it’s the sort of book you take your time over)
    – give up smoking (less said the better for this one šŸ˜‰ )

    I’d also like to learn a bit of leatherwork and archery. And to catch up with family more. They’re a good bunch, but I somehow never find the time!

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