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Taking it steady

2 hours, 17 minutes

How is everyone getting on. All my events planned for this year are now cancelled, but I seem to be pretty philosophical about it, not sure why. I am very lucky as ...

2 hours, 17 minutes ago

They Include These Types Of J...

14 hours, 43 minutes

They include these types of jackets in their collection for this winter The Cuban high-heeled boots with a pointed toe served as an outpost, but the cowboy look returns, if it ever ...

14 hours, 43 minutes ago

And then everything changed

3 days, 15 hours

I haven't updated the blog for a while because I knew my next post would be my 100th. I wanted to make sure I had something memorable to write about. Yeah ...

3 days, 11 hours ago

Strange Times

3 days, 15 hours

It's unfamiliar territory for everyone.  We are allowed to exercise once a day, but how long will that last?  I am trying to go out each day for a run, while ...

3 days, 15 hours ago

Outbreak!

1 week, 3 days

Outbreak! Hey runsters! We're living in unprecedented times, including the unprecedented use of the word unprecedented. No surprise then, that the London Marathon comittee has taken the unprecedented step of postponing ...

Corona

2 weeks, 3 days

These are strange times we find ourselves living in. One day, everything still seems kind-of normal; the next, the looming apocalypse has arrived, if you believe everything you read. Literally overnight (rather ...

2 weeks, 3 days ago

Chalkwell Beach parkrun

2 weeks, 3 days

So, how are we all?  I’m okay. The old Coronavirus hasn’t got to me yet!  As for the broken arm - well it’s coming along. I went to the fracture ...

2 weeks, 3 days ago

I’m not known for writing blogs close to events and this one is no change. I wrote this only 2 weeks after the magic Snowdonia weekend 2019 but somehow never posted ...

3 weeks, 2 days ago

Here we go again

3 weeks, 2 days

So it all started 6am one Monday morning in Luton airport. 4 pints of Guinness before the 1st plane out to Alicante and then a boozy afternoon with friends in Benidorm. And ...

3 weeks, 2 days ago

I want to start this post with the admin. Not to get it out of the way, but because, for me, it's big news: February Training target:                140.00 km February ...

Since I last posted my training has gone really well, I have now moved to using not only the kickboard but also a pullbouy and paddles, I did find them strange at ...

Slowtivation

1 month, 2 weeks

I don’t know if it’s actually a thing – I don’t care – I’m making it a thing. I suspect many of you will recognise it even before I’ve ...

1 month, 2 weeks ago

I haven't been able to run for years, because of my bad hips. There have been a few times recently when I have had to run, to catch a train. It ...

A busy day tempo run

9 years, 9 months

Today was busy at work with a meeting that didn't finish until 1:30 so I quickly got changed and went out on a 3 mile tempo run on my own ...

1 year, 11 months ago

This is was what I was asked last night; ‘why on earth would I want to run one ultra, let alone two ultras back to back’?! This was also a question I ...

Let's get going!!!!

2 months, 1 week

I can't believe how quickly time is passing by! I still havnt done much training but I have upped my gym attendance. Good news is I now have a road bike ...

2 months, 1 week ago

Many people assume that to become a good runner you simply need to run lots. However, I’ve found there are other factors you should consider if you’re looking to improve ...

2 months, 2 weeks ago

Why DO we do it?

2 months, 2 weeks

I haven't been for a run in 10days. There's been a variety of reasons, mainly just too much going on & too many family demands. I have to admit that there ...

2 months, 2 weeks ago

First post!

2 months, 3 weeks

My first ever blog post on my London Marathon prep! Wooo!  I´m gonna keep this one pretty short as I´m going to try to post something on here as often ...

No matter how far I stray I would always find my way home. And so here I am once more. Hi Buzzer it's been awhile. I've missed you.  Chicago never ...

4 months, 1 week ago

Blog block

4 months, 1 week

Well its a long while since I blogged, but the running has continued. I have to say that I do now have the t-shirt (of the club i joined) and have completed ...

4 months, 1 week ago

is there anybody out there?????

4 months, 2 weeks

Middle aged nervous bloke who DOES know what he’s letting himself in for but has the luxury of having no children at home... However.. I have a question for the group ...

4 months, 2 weeks ago

Could do better! 😂

4 months, 2 weeks

Hi all you lovely people! 😊 That sentence relates to my serious lack of blogging for what seems like years and years! I've had trouble getting signed back in but after what ...

4 months, 2 weeks ago

Snowdonia, the Novelette: 26....

4 months, 2 weeks

Hello Buzzers 😁 Snowdonia Marathon Eryri - that truly magical set of words. My usual apologies in advance. If you think my blogs are always long, fasten you’re seat belts because this one ...

4 months, 2 weeks ago