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A celebration.

3 hours, 26 minutes

A slightly different focus to today’s blog.  The last few weeks have been all about me, and my training for the ACC (as an aside, I shall just say that it ...

3 hours, 26 minutes ago

So, what am I doing and why? In October 2018, in order to mark World Mental Health Day, a group of Mental Health First Aid advocates and supporters will be hiking Mount ...

Purple Patch

1 day, 5 hours

How many more plays on the word ‘purple’ can we manage between us I wonder?! I thought I’d get in early with this one as the description is fairly apt for ...

Arriving back in Switzerland in mid-July, I found it even hotter than in England - some days up to around 34°, with just the odd half-hearted thunderstorm (thunder and lightning, but almost no ...

1 day, 22 hours ago

Purple reign.....

2 days, 9 hours

Saturday the 15th september 2018 is now a date set in stone,a date when the greatest team on earth, team realbuzz, showed the running community and showed those of the  world ...

200 up - the Colour Purple!

2 days, 22 hours

Well that was a memorable morning out!  Earlier this year I realised that, if I kept going,  I would pass 200 parkruns this year and, at the current rate, I would achieve ...

2 days, 22 hours ago

Long time, no Blog!

3 days, 21 hours

Hello all you Superstar Buzzers! It's been a while! I've been able to read your blogs and wonderful acheivements but all my comments have just vanished into cyberspace! Hopefully, this ...

3 days, 21 hours ago

Marathon #53 The Crafty Fox!

4 days, 3 hours

The number is gradually creeping up but I am still not setting myself a target as I do not want to end up being all consumed by marathon running, believe it or ...

Am I the only one who is now playing the air guitar and humming the riff? "It's the final countdown, Da da da da, da da da da da...." I hope ...

1 week, 1 day ago

A good weekend

1 week, 1 day

I was supposed to be away in Wales climbing this weekend but that was cancelled due to weather ( rain). So in the sunny south of England my daughter and I enjoyed an ...

1 week, 1 day ago

I thought that a Confucius quote would nicely sum up my run this week. I went out with my running club on Wednesday evening, and completed approximately 3.5 miles in around ...

Miles with Smiles

1 week, 2 days

A quick update on the running. I mentioned that I’d be looking for something in the short term to make sure I had the kick up the **** I needed to get ...

1 week, 2 days ago

Long Time No See...

1 week, 2 days

Hello all you wonderful buzzers, I can't believe it is five months since my last blog on here!  But then again, I can, because April of this year is not a ...

Ah the ups and downs of trying to keep fit eh?  The feelings that most of us are familiar with as we try and push ourselves on to new adventures and accomplishments ...

1 week, 2 days ago

After my almost Ultra my legs totally gave up and forced me to rest, in alliance with the bloody, oh I mean wonderful, heat. Yes that heatwave that hit Sweden in May ...

1 week, 5 days ago

That is all... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgq8OrCUcMc I'll be seeing ya Gerry  😂😂😂👍👍👍

We did it!

2 weeks, 1 day

A couple of days before this challenge I was having serious doubts that I should do it, not because I didn’t think I was ready.  I was ready as I would ...

Mental Toughness

2 weeks, 5 days

I wrote this blog update and was ready to post before the very sad news came in from Marika's family at the weekend. Of course my whitterings, trails and tribulations seem ...

2 weeks, 5 days 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 ...

2 weeks, 5 days ago

Over one year later........

3 weeks, 1 day

I’ve managed to log in and start to type a blog. My inspiration to think about doing so, was Hollywoods post on Facebook a couple of days ago. My inspiration for ...

3 weeks, 1 day ago

A bit uppy-downy

4 weeks

Hi folks. I just downloaded my FitBit. I am normally really good - I virtually never go under 10,000 steps in a day. But this weekend, I did it twice. :-( I took ...

Asking for help is not easy. I grew up in a family where this was looked upon as a sign of weakness. Like something was wrong with you. I remember listening to ...

Hello Realbuzzers 😊 Hope that you’re all well and that you’re all enjoying our wonderful summer weather 😊  Personally I love it as the joints feel so much better when it’s ...

1 month ago

The dust has settled well and truly atop the memory of the story I'm about to tell, but it's most certainly a story to be shared. It is a story ...

1 month, 1 week ago