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#93 Gutted!

4 days, 14 hours

Hello Realbuzzers 😊 It’s been a while since I blogged so thought it was about time for an update! This one should have been about the Thames Path Challenge and the build ...

7 hours, 12 minutes ago

New York - running number 46586

7 hours, 59 minutes

Just looking at the hugeness of that number,  blows me away! New York claims to be the biggest marathon in the world (I don’t know if that’s true?) but even ...

7 hours, 50 minutes ago

Mixing it up wth the kids

3 days, 18 hours

This week has been varied again. I went to running club on Monday with my daughter and we did some intervals between lampposts, then Tuesday I had a riding lesson, Wednesday was ...

3 days, 18 hours ago

The night before this race I suggested a challenge to myself, to complete 12 half marathons in 12 months next year. The reasons I’ll touch upon in later blogs I hope ...

5 days, 14 hours ago

I have been *really* good. :-) Every day, for a week, I have either been to the gym, or done a whole hour on the exercise bike (and they were really energetic hours ...

Late summer

1 week

Still some way behind, but working on it......! As August continued, I thought I'd better try running again, to see if I still remembered how to! As it was still very ...

1 week ago

Well, the magazine has arrived, the 'sorry bad luck' running jacket is unwrapped, and now I need to try and find a 4th Marathon to run on the 28th, seeing as London ...

Well Chicago was deferred to October 2019 meaning I have a whole year to rebuild....again.  Should have also refreshed the Real buzz blog at the weekend and get back into blogging ...

That felt better.  A return to Chester three years after I first ran the marathon there and it remains by far my most successful hunting ground. In my head, I had decided ...

London Marathon Virgin

1 week, 6 days

I apologise for blogging before I’m up to date with everyone’s but I’m just so excited I couldn’t wait (especially in case someone beats me to this title ...

1 week, 6 days ago

5:29:08

1 week, 6 days

Why do all the epic stories hide their beginnings from me? Too many divine moments? Too much bliss? Too great a life altering experience?  And so I begin from the middle. An ...

1 week, 6 days ago

Still quiet!

2 weeks, 1 day

Annoyingly work was very busy last week and my usual lunchtime runs were scuppered! Yes, I know, no self discipline & maybe you're all right., expecially as my next event is ...

Sail on, good ship, sail on.

2 weeks, 2 days

How many ways did I love today?  Well, let me count them for you! But first, let me tell you I was worried when I went to bed last night; there was ...

2 weeks, 2 days ago

Yes, I’ve been in Cornwall!  I took my elderly parents down there for a few days holiday and for a chance to see my mother’s family again.   With my mother ...

2 weeks, 6 days ago

My journey begins

3 weeks, 1 day

Hello Buzzers. I’m back, with another mad idea! You may remember that early this year I decided to walk a marathon in aid of Thames Valley Air Ambulance, which I successfully ...

3 weeks, 1 day ago

London Duathlon 2018

3 weeks, 3 days

Duathlon. Running and cycling combined.  My two favourite past times (active ones at least) in one event.  What’s not to love about it?  Well, my blog from three years ago tells ...

3 weeks, 3 days ago

Hi buzzers, I'm behind on the blogging again, life seems to have other plans for me all the time. Autumn is a busy period apparently. I left you last time after ...

3 weeks, 5 days ago

About time?

4 weeks, 1 day

Well it's been a while. I don't know if I've even blogged since starting my training for Snowdon. Firstly - last weekend.  Much has been said already of this wonderful ...

So where do I start? Lets go back a few weeks, where I could not due to a neurologlical problem that has affected my breathing to the point that even a short ...

So, what am I doing and why? In October 2018, in order to mark World Mental Health Day, a group of Mental Health First Aid advocates and supporters will be hiking Mount ...

Saturday the 15th september 2018 is now a date set in stone,a date when the greatest team on earth, team realbuzz, showed the running community and showed those of the  world ...

Long time, no Blog!

1 month, 1 week

Hello all you Superstar Buzzers! It's been a while! I've been able to read your blogs and wonderful acheivements but all my comments have just vanished into cyberspace! Hopefully, this ...

1 month, 1 week ago

Marathon #53 The Crafty Fox!

1 month, 1 week

The number is gradually creeping up but I am still not setting myself a target as I do not want to end up being all consumed by marathon running, believe it or ...

Am I the only one who is now playing the air guitar and humming the riff? "It's the final countdown, Da da da da, da da da da da...." I hope ...

1 month, 1 week ago