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Touching distance

16 hours, 55 minutes

Just over a week ago, the last thing on my mind was having a crack at my half marathon PB. Winter training had been going OK, but a little sluggish, and I ...

16 hours, 55 minutes ago

Light 'em up.

2 days, 13 hours

This Buzzer community is a bit like a fireworks show. Every year since I've been coming on here, the culmination of a year's worth of hard graft reaches its explosive ...

1 day, 23 hours ago

Oh my goodness, I’m unfit!

2 days, 3 hours

Last year, when I started training to walk a marathon I had a reasonable level of fitness. I expected to get back on the treadmill on Monday and start jogging. I quickly ...

2 days, 3 hours ago

Here is the RR from Snowdonia marathon, as always it's a long one, so get a pot of tea and enjoy! =)  On Saturday morning I was woken up by a nice ...

2 days, 14 hours ago

Brooklands parkrun

2 days, 20 hours

A rare chance this morning to do a new parkrun in my home county of Surrey.  I’d long exhausted the list of parkruns within a short distance of home but then ...

2 days, 20 hours ago

So my last blog post was five months ago, it ended positively with me hoping to start slowly back on a course to training for the London Marathon. In September the hope ...

Flippin'eck, I haven't been here for months and months. :-( Sorry! I haven't been sitting around on my big fat ass, though. Well, not all the time, anyway! In fact ...

I often find myself in London or the South East with work and whenever I am away from home I always pack my runners. It’s a great excuse to get out ...

I have a plan

6 days, 23 hours

I now have a training plan in place and I have completed one week. Feeling pretty pleased with myself, although it is described as base training  period, so a long way to ...

6 days, 23 hours ago

It's been a while!

1 week, 1 day

Hi everybody, I'm ashamed to see I haven't been on since mid December, shortly after I completed the Richmond Park HM in November. I must admit that I have been ...

Ice-land

2 weeks

This time two weeks ago, I was on my way back from the frozen North (very literally frozen it was) after my few days in Iceland. I wasn't equipped for running ...

2 weeks ago

Less than 2 months between blogs, well I suppose it is a small improvement. December was pretty good on the running front once I was on my holidays, 9 runs in 11 ...

2 weeks ago

We continue to witness so many amazing feats achieved by you buzzers. From achievements of sheer guts and determination to tremendous efforts of endurance (sometimes several times over), you all continue to ...

2 weeks, 4 days ago

WITAM   Po raz kolejny mój trening  nie odbył się w wyznaczonym terminie. Było to związane w dużej mierzę z nauką do egzaminów. Naszczeście może z bieganiem nie wyszło, ale w trakcie tej ...

A False Start

4 weeks, 1 day

o a lot has changed since I last ran Edinburgh Marathon in 2017. Despite me wanting this to be my last marathon (5 seems like enough) my performance = poor. Race conditions = poor ...

Getting back on the horse

3 weeks, 6 days

Blimey! Where did the time go since the end of November? I’ve been promising myself I’d sit down and catch up with blogging for a while but didn’t realise ...

3 weeks, 6 days ago

Some days it’s hard.

3 weeks, 6 days

Some days I haven’t slept well the night before. Some days I’m dehydrated. Some days I feel lethargic and know I’m far from 100%. Some days I’ve got ...

I have been struck down by a case of the dreaded man flu.  London marathon training has come to a halt.  On the plus side I have time to read a few ...

Last New Year I was fortunate to be in Barcelona on a Running Crazy weekend. This little sojourn sowed the seed that spending New Year overseas was quite preferable to paying triple ...

Pierwsze koty za płoty

1 month, 1 week

Entuzjastyczne przyjęcie, z jakim spotkał się mój pierwszy wpis, zmotywowalo mnie do dalszego informowania całego świata o moich postępach. Jak wszyscy wiemy - każdy początek jest trudny i tak też jest w moim ...

1 month, 1 week ago

Since my last...

1 month, 2 weeks

So Christmas has been and done. I marshalled the Pontardawe 5k. O my goodness, I was responsible for recording the finishing times of runners. Suffice to say I'd be happy NEVER ...

Happy New Year to anyone who is reading this. I hope you are all feeling ready for the year ahead and have many races, goals and dreams planned for it.  Before i ...

1 month, 2 weeks ago

Good morning everyone.I hope you have all had a fantastic christmas and are enjoying turkey sandwiches and champagne for breakfast every day .....no....just me then !  Below are the results for ...

According to the way of perception of the world around us, people are divided into visualists, audialists, and kinesthetics. However, in the hands of an experienced masseur, literally everything turns into kinesthetics ...