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I'm the Blade Rider

6 days, 22 hours

Yesterday afternoon, I cycled for two hours, watching Blade Runner. I remember watching it at the cinema in the nineteen-eighties (or maybe it was on a video, as I might have been ...

Week 5 Day 3

1 week, 2 days

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 week, 2 days ago

Still taking it easy

2 weeks, 5 days

I have not writen anything for a while but I have still been out running with the dog and the kids each day in the woods or maybe a short bike ride ...

2 weeks, 5 days ago

Back in the saddle

3 weeks, 6 days

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 ...

3 weeks, 6 days ago

Lockdown Syndrome: It’s a bit like slowtivation really; I’m not sure if it’s a thing, but just because someone else hasn’t decided yet to call it a thing ...

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 month ago

Today should’ve been the 40th London Marathon and for the first time in a decade I’m not there to take part or spectate. Despite this (and with a splinter of ...

Five Weeks

1 month, 1 week

17th April. Five weeks since that Friday 13th when the net closed in on a shrinking world, effectively limiting our radius of movement to the distance, there and back, that can be ...

1 month, 1 week ago

Zombie run home workout.

1 month, 3 weeks

More chat than expected. Bug crawl is weird.

1 month, 3 weeks ago

I haven't updated the blog for a while because I knew my next post would be my 100th. I wanted to make sure I had something memorable to write about. Yeah ...

Strange Times

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 ...

The one with the very late Sn...

2 months, 3 weeks

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 ...

2 months, 3 weeks ago

Here we go again

2 months, 3 weeks

So it all started 6am one Monday morning in Luton airport. 4 pints of Guinness before the 1st plane out to Alicante and then a boozy afternoon with friends in Benidorm. And ...

2 months, 3 weeks ago

I want to start this post with the admin. Not to get it out of the way, but because, for me, it's big news: February Training target:                140.00 km February ...

Since I last posted my training has gone really well, I have now moved to using not only the kickboard but also a pullbouy and paddles, I did find them strange at ...

A busy day tempo run

9 years, 11 months

Today was busy at work with a meeting that didn't finish until 1:30 so I quickly got changed and went out on a 3 mile tempo run on my own ...

This is was what I was asked last night; ‘why on earth would I want to run one ultra, let alone two ultras back to back’?! This was also a question I ...

Let's get going!!!!

4 months, 1 week

I can't believe how quickly time is passing by! I still havnt done much training but I have upped my gym attendance. Good news is I now have a road bike ...

4 months, 1 week ago

Many people assume that to become a good runner you simply need to run lots. However, I’ve found there are other factors you should consider if you’re looking to improve ...

4 months, 2 weeks ago

First post!

4 months, 3 weeks

My first ever blog post on my London Marathon prep! Wooo!  I´m gonna keep this one pretty short as I´m going to try to post something on here as often ...

No matter how far I stray I would always find my way home. And so here I am once more. Hi Buzzer it's been awhile. I've missed you.  Chicago never ...

6 months, 1 week ago

Blog block

6 months, 1 week

Well its a long while since I blogged, but the running has continued. I have to say that I do now have the t-shirt (of the club i joined) and have completed ...

6 months, 1 week ago

is there anybody out there?????

6 months, 2 weeks

Middle aged nervous bloke who DOES know what he’s letting himself in for but has the luxury of having no children at home... However.. I have a question for the group ...

6 months, 2 weeks ago

Could do better! 😂

6 months, 2 weeks

Hi all you lovely people! 😊 That sentence relates to my serious lack of blogging for what seems like years and years! I've had trouble getting signed back in but after what ...

6 months, 2 weeks ago