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Double Figure Father’s Day

15 hours, 59 minutes

Hey Runsters!  With soap opera-esque private life issues to contend with recently I’ve struggled with the plate spinning of life and I have to confess I let the running plate smash ...

15 hours, 59 minutes ago

Tracking down some incredible self improvement tips is the initial phase in rolling out the improvements to your life that you wish to make. This article is loaded with incredible tips and ...

For those about to rock.

6 days, 2 hours

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 ...

Exploring close to home

1 week, 1 day

Returning to Buzzland after a long absence, I found it quiet but not dead. ('Not dead but sleeping' as it says on Victorian gravestones.) But there are encouraging signs that life is ...

1 week, 1 day ago

Hospital Exercise - 48

1 week, 5 days

1st covid-19 jab given me on 2nd June 2021. No particular problems noticed in days following the jab other than a sore upper arm for 2 to 3 days. Did'nt bother ...

1 week, 5 days ago

7 Amazing pre-workout food

3 weeks, 6 days

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 ...

3 weeks, 6 days ago

The best laid plans and all that

14 years, 8 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...

1 month, 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 ...

1 month, 1 week ago

Flippin'eck, I am knackered!

2 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 ...

Sweet Dreams

2 months, 3 weeks

Ah, how quickly things can change. The clocks sprang forward, the sun came out, and in the blink of an eye the world just felt instantly better. It's been a long ...

Encore

3 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 ...

3 months, 2 weeks ago

Checking back in!

1 year, 1 month

Now then.  How are we all?  Still alive, are we?  We are all doing fine here in Grayshott.  Now that I no longer work, my daily routine hasn’t been altered too ...

1 year, 1 month 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 ...

7 months, 3 weeks ago

Wet Dark and still at it

7 months, 3 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 ...

7 months, 3 weeks ago

Job done

8 months, 2 weeks

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

8 months, 2 weeks ago

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 ...

9 months, 1 week ago

Days 20 – 25

11 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

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 ago

Week 5 Day 3

1 year

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

Back in the saddle

1 year, 1 month

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, 1 month ago

Zombie run home workout.

1 year, 2 months

More chat than expected. Bug crawl is weird.

1 year, 2 months ago

Strange Times

1 year, 2 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, 2 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, 3 months ago