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There are 11 weeks to go and I really should've started training sooner.  In the past when I've had breaks from running, I've always found my way back to ...

5 days, 15 hours ago

Hey Runsters! I’ve been a bit lax after the success of my ‘Bon Jovi’ half way there run a few weeks ago. Busy with work, social life and a toe injury ...

5 days, 17 hours ago

It used to annoy me…

6 days, 21 hours

... when I saw people posting links on here to blogs they'd written on other platforms, but then, Realbuzz got harder to use, it started flipping photos upside down, and then it ...

Vitality Mile

1 week, 4 days

Well what a day of sporting endeavour, yesterday turned out to be!  A day made for heroes!  A day when we could show the world the qualities of strength and determination which ...

1 week, 4 days ago

So....... what's next?

2 weeks, 6 days

  It's been a time for great exploits recently. First there was Max, conquering 100 tough  kms of the Lake District. More recently, the 'Realbuzz Heavies' (aka Jim and Dave) casually knocking ...

2 weeks, 6 days ago

For those about to rock.

1 month, 1 week

This was a two stick job, no bones about it. Three if you count the Buzzer baton, but that has now apparently transformed into a sausage, if you believe Dave Payne of ...

3 weeks, 4 days ago

If you were to ask the general population "Is the vegan diet healthy or unhealthy?" you will likely get one common response: unhealthy! Most people believe that vegans are deprived of important ...

We live because people take gym work very seriously, but in many cases, they fall prey to the idea that they should not eat before exercise or they go to the gym ...

The best laid plans and all that

14 years, 9 months

Well with all the best intentions in the world sometimes things just happen that prevent even the most Ultimate of Olympians in completing their quest for glory. Zola Budd tripping Mary Decker ...

The best laid plans...

2 months, 1 week

So, was this my goodbye to 100 mile runs?  I wrote the funeral oratory to my dreams many times in the long hard miles between Marlow and Henley.  I phoned my family ...

2 months, 1 week ago

Flippin'eck, I am knackered!

3 months, 2 weeks

Hello again. I am sorry, I haven't written much in this blog lately, but I have been getting a fair amount of exercise, honest - not running, but lots of walking and ...

Encore

4 months, 2 weeks

After having pretty much decided to wrap up this blog at the end of 2020, I feel the need to add an extra chapter or two. In a strange twist of fate ...

4 months, 2 weeks ago

I couldn't think of a snappy title disappointingly but it does what it says on the tin! Well that last 10 years has flown by so as the saying goes then ...

I don’t know! All I can think of is my easy pace should have been Zone 2, comfortable Zone 3 and steady Zone 4? Either way, my first run in compression ...

8 months, 3 weeks ago

Wet Dark and still at it

8 months, 4 weeks

So here we are still not as we would like it to be.  It is turning out to be a hard year for everyone. In the last few weeks, I have started ...

8 months, 4 weeks ago

Job done

9 months, 3 weeks

...legs absolutely shattered. Still who need legs when there's no running in the next few weeks🤣🤣🤣

9 months, 3 weeks ago

Decision made - Virtual Londo...

10 months, 1 week

Like many of us I am sure. I was soooo disappointed when the London Marathon was initially postponed until October 2020 and then again till 2021.  I have a charity place with ...

10 months, 1 week ago

Days 20 – 25

12 months

GB Ultra Challenge 200k completed. Stats currently stand: 206km completed on day 25 Day 20 – Walk from Peckham Rye Park to home 4.56 miles Day 21 – Run in Crystal Palace Park ...

sober day 2

1 year, 1 month

First day was fine, keeping busy is key. I had to drive to meet someone for work so it kinda does not count cuz I was not really thinking of it. I ...

1 year, 1 month ago

Week 5 Day 3

1 year, 2 months

20 minutes non stop is my greatest achievement since starting the programme. Put into perspective, four weeks ago I was jogging for no more than 90 seconds at a time

1 year, 2 months ago

Back in the saddle

1 year, 2 months

Hi guys, I've been quiet for such a long time because - yes, you guessed it - I haven't been running, sigh. I've always had dodgy knees & being nearly 3stone overweight ...

1 year, 2 months ago

Zombie run home workout.

1 year, 3 months

More chat than expected. Bug crawl is weird.

1 year, 3 months ago

Strange Times

1 year, 3 months

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 ...

1 year, 3 months 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 ...

1 year, 4 months ago