I’m getting ready
for my big run
by Jeff Page, chief executive
Continuing from my commitment last month to take on the Great South Run as a fund-raiser for Croydon Vision, a training programme has begun in earnest. Running shoes have been unearthed from the cupboard under the stairs, and years of dust blown off.
The A36 is the main road from Southampton to Bath and it passes through Salisbury at the end of my garden, at the top of a steep bank.
It is handy in that our stretch of the route is almost totally flat – excellent terrain for the novice or returning runner.
The stretch from the house to the edge of the Wilton Estate park wall is 1.3 miles, according to Fitbit. My running partner is my 11 year old daughter Martha, who will fit in this training as part of her busy sporting timetable of gymnastics, circuit training and kick-boxing.
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