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Why' You Callin' It "Hump Day"?

3 days, 18 hours

I probably don't need to tell you the naughty little thoughts that went through my head the first time I heard Wednesday described in such a way. I thought my luck ...

I wanted to share something with you,I do love & I need running. but some times I feel lifestyle,food and events can get in the way of my passion. I like ...

Well I have been busy, trying to train in running, cycling and swimming has proved very time consuming, but good fun. Fitting everything in is tricky, but swimming I am now feeling ...

1 week, 1 day ago

Especially when it keeps breaking its promises and dumps more snow on us........ But tempi passati, it's almost June now, so I'll try to edit it a bit. You probably ...

1 week, 2 days ago

Revolution!

1 week, 6 days

Hello Buzzers 😊 I’ve finally got around to reporting back on the inaugural Dulux Revolution Ultra Trail event that I took part in on May 10th!  I started writing this not long ...

1 week, 6 days ago

So it’s been just over a year since I last blogged. Oops. So after my last run (where I fell over again), about a week later I fell over again. And ...

2 weeks ago

That was the warm up

2 weeks, 1 day

So for about a month now it's just been steady miles,  3 miles and never going beyond 6 miles. Been ok getting the mindset right again.  Corr dear the years are ...

2 weeks, 1 day ago

So 6 weekends ago was the Virgin London Marathon and normally after the build-up and the adrenalin rush of such a momentous event that there can be a bit of a crash ...

Ellenbrook Fields parkrun

2 weeks, 3 days

So where did I get to this week? I decided on Ellenbrook Fields. I have been planning on getting myself to Ellenbrook Fields for quite a while but today I finally managed ...

2 weeks, 3 days ago

Tuesday 28th May – Tools for the Trade - Now In Hand Well, I am in the UK for 9 days visiting my four children and granddaughter which is great as I haven’t ...

Loving angels instead

3 weeks, 1 day

If you're a distance runner, particularly one like me who is prone to crashing in the latter stages of a marathon, then the Race Angel concept is (with apologies for the ...

UP TO 10...

3 weeks, 3 days

An update to runs and my training. Event number 3 this was Curley’s 5k trail race the second in the trilogy. My first race I was really pleased with and determined ...

3 weeks, 3 days ago

With most of the population having liberal access to the Internet and with the weight loss industry booming - it is no wonder that so many people are opting to utilize online weight ...

The week after my last half marathon, if I could find an excuse not to run, I used it.  so after six days of not running I attended a session run by ...

Fitting it in

1 month

Well 3.5 months between blog posts ain’t good, but so be it. Time for an update it seems The Green Man at the start of March turned out to be ...

1 month ago

Starting slow

1 month, 1 week

Today was the first step. Tomorrow will be the first run of the training schedule. I have eaten almost everything unhealthy left in the house from Easter and I am ready to ...

Wow!  What a day!  That was just the best, thank you London.  Anyone thinking of running a marathon then you just have to do this one, I loved every step of it ...

1 month, 2 weeks ago

Project 3:00 - All In!

2 months, 1 week

Is there really any difference between running 26.2 miles in a time of 03:00:01 or a time of 02:59:59? Does that second or two make any difference ...

2 months, 1 week ago

70 km

2 months, 1 week

     Wiem kilka dni temu pisałem o przekroczeniu 50 km, a tu nagle 70 nie wiadomo skąd. O co chodzi? Już wyjaśniam mój licznik na  moment poprzedniego posta wynosił 58km co daję nam ...

2 months, 1 week ago

The perfect long run nutrition…

2 months, 2 weeks

We all have our favourite snack for our long runs; there are people who swear by porridge with peanut butter before the off, then there are the ultra-junkies who live off flat ...

Reaching a goal

2 months, 3 weeks

Trying the new Realbuzz app to write this post, so far I like it a lot! As I wrote in my last post I have set some goals for my running this ...

2 months, 3 weeks ago

Change is gonna come...

2 months, 3 weeks

I heard a quote yesterday that resonated with me “A calm sea never made a skilled sailor”.  It made me think about us Buzzers – we learn much more from the tough patches ...

2 months, 3 weeks ago

If there's one thing I've learned over the past few months, it's that you don't have to be fast to be a good runner. And there, I've ...

3 months ago

Well, I thought I'd swap my couch to 5K app and try the Realbuzz 5K beginners plan.  I'm on week 2 session 2 and it nearly killed me!  I've ...