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I haven't posted in ages!

2 days, 16 hours

I haven't posted here in ages, because it was not actually posting, which was very irritating. I have been carrying on getting my exercise, though. To be honest, I have been ...

Days 20 – 25

1 week, 3 days

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 ...

What is yin yoga?

2 weeks, 2 days

There are different types of yoga; some are physically challenging for the body, while others provide calmness to mind and body. Yin yoga focuses on stretching of deep musculature of the body ...

Hot, Wet ‘n’ Humid!

1 month, 1 week

A very wet-warm, warm-wet, wet-warm run today with (very welcome) heavy showers cooling my hot ‘n’ humid shuffle. Plagued with lethargy & back ache this wasn’t my most convincing run but ...

1 month, 1 week ago

Things are picking up

1 month, 2 weeks

My life is slowly getting back to a state of normality. I already work from home, so no change there. The kids are at home but older enough to keep themselves busy ...

1 month, 2 weeks ago

sober day 2

1 month, 2 weeks

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 month, 2 weeks ago

Week 5 Day 3

2 months, 2 weeks

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

2 months, 2 weeks ago

Back in the saddle

3 months

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 ...

Lockdown Syndrome

3 months

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 ...

Checking back in!

3 months, 1 week

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 ...

3 months, 1 week ago

Five Weeks

3 months, 2 weeks

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 ...

3 months, 2 weeks ago

More chat than expected. Bug crawl is weird.

And then everything changed

4 months, 1 week

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 ...

4 months, 1 week ago

Strange Times

4 months, 1 week

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 ...

4 months, 1 week ago

The one with the very late Sn...

4 months, 4 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 ...

4 months, 4 weeks ago

Here we go again

5 months

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 ...

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 ...

new year new challage

5 months, 1 week

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 ...

5 months, 1 week ago

A busy day tempo run

10 years, 1 month

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 ...

2 years, 3 months ago

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!!!!

6 months, 2 weeks

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 ...

6 months, 2 weeks ago

How Hiking Can Improve Your R...

1 year, 11 months

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 ...

6 months, 3 weeks ago

First post!

7 months

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 ...

"Look up. Get up. Don't ever ...

8 months, 2 weeks

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 ...

8 months, 2 weeks ago