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training as definitely startd

1 day, 19 hours

Hill repeats,Lots of steps & to finish off with a wonderful run along the coastline 10 miles done 👍 #keepsmiling 😁 #Keeprunning 🏃🏽‍♂️🏃🏽‍♀️ #247running #stayfitwithus #firefitnessclothing

1 day, 19 hours ago

No Jelly babies in New York

3 days, 9 hours

New York Marathon – where do I start? The short version   In short it was the most incredible day.  A HUUUUUUGE event, incredibly well organized, perfect running weather, the start line spectacular, the ...

3 days, 9 hours ago

Every book ive ever read has always had a final chapter.  Every film ive ever watched always has an 'ending'scene. Every sporting event ive witnessed always end with a final whistle ...

Westmill parkrun

5 days, 16 hours

So, on with the parkrun odyssey and this week I headed off to Westmill parkrun.  Where’s Westmill, I hear you ask.  It’s in Ware.  Where?  No, Ware!  (This joke swiftly ...

5 days, 15 hours ago

I started jogging when I was twenty seven, in Canada. I’d tried out for the university swimming team, but they took their training far too seriously. I mean, daily. I thought ...

Ah, well it’s always an amazing weekend; so, why should this Snowdonia reunion be any different?  The answer is, of course, it shouldn’t be any different. And it wasn’t ...

1 week, 3 days ago

Keeping at it

1 week, 3 days

Last weekend I ran at Park Run, a steady run chatting to friends. I did have to walk twice, but only very short amounts up a hill . This is the first time ...

1 week, 3 days ago

It’s been a while since I followed any kind of training plan and this time round was no exception to that pattern!  At the end of September I went on holiday ...

It’s always so ridiculously hard to find the words to explain something that’s climbed straight into my soul and changed me forever. And some people reading this will find it ...

Now I understand

2 weeks, 1 day

As I drove along the A4086 towards Llanberis and made a sharp right turn at Pen Y Pass I got my first visual clue that the Snowdonia Marathon was imminent.  A ‘road ...

Getting motivated

2 weeks, 2 days

Is it too early? Will my motivation last? Will marathon number #12 be my fastest? No! Yes! Please! After a busy month of October with the Chicago Marathon and the Bourbon Chase ...

2 weeks, 2 days ago

A Race of 2 Halves

2 weeks, 3 days

Snowdon Marathon 2018. I had unfinished business and I was ready for it.  If I was to sum up the weekend in as few words as possible I'd say: the weekend ...

Mojo returning...!?

2 weeks, 4 days

Well, firstly apologies for a lack of updates over the last few weeks, but a lot of social family activity & not much else in terms of running! However, things are settling ...

It’s been a while since I last updated you all on my comings and going and plenty has happened that it was worth sharing. It was fair to say that not ...

2 weeks, 6 days ago

Just wishing everyone taking on the epic Snowdonia Marathon this Saturday, a great run! It'll be cold, it'll be tough but you are BUZZERS!! You can do this! GO BUZZERS ...

#93 Gutted!

4 weeks

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 ...

3 weeks, 3 days 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 ...

4 weeks, 1 day 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 month

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 month 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 ...

London Marathon Virgin

1 month, 1 week

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 month, 1 week ago

My journey begins

1 month, 2 weeks

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 ...

1 month, 2 weeks ago

London Duathlon 2018

1 month, 2 weeks

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 ...

1 month, 2 weeks ago