The Westminster Mile Medal

The Westminster Mile Medal

May is a glorious month because of the Bank Holiday and because of the races. The last May Bank Holiday saw two races take place over two days. The first was the Westminster Mile and the second was the Vitality 10000. This post is all about the Westminster Mile and tomorrow I will be posting my race recap over the longer distance. 

Of all the races I have run and distances I have plodded over, the mile distance is something I have never raced in proper race conditions. Yes I have run timed miles before, and you can read about those here and here, but a proper race with a medal at the end and Lord Seb Coe at the start?! Never and I couldn’t wait. 

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I have never been very good at following training plans – they tell me to run when I want to walk and rest when I want to run. But I want to improve my speed and run my fastest mile ever and next year I also want to run my fastest marathon ever. So I downloaded a couple of training plans.

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