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10th anniversary of my blog

2 years, 2 months

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 ...

2 years, 2 months ago

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 ...

2 years, 3 months ago

Decision made - Virtual Londo...

2 years, 4 months

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 ...

2 years, 4 months ago

Days 20 – 25

2 years, 6 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 ...

2 years, 6 months ago

sober day 2

2 years, 7 months

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 ...

2 years, 7 months ago

Week 5 Day 3

2 years, 8 months

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 years, 8 months ago

Back in the saddle

2 years, 9 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 ...

2 years, 9 months ago

Zombie run home workout.

2 years, 10 months

More chat than expected. Bug crawl is weird.

2 years, 10 months ago

Strange Times

2 years, 10 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 ...

2 years, 10 months ago

The one with the very late Sn...

2 years, 11 months

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 years, 11 months ago

Here we go again

2 years, 11 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 ...

2 years, 11 months ago

But I would walk (err ... run...

2 years, 11 months

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 ...

2 years, 11 months ago

new year new challage

2 years, 11 months

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 ...

2 years, 11 months ago

A busy day tempo run

12 years, 8 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 ...

4 years, 9 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 ...

2 years, 12 months ago

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 ...

How Hiking Can Improve Your R...

4 years, 5 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 ...

First post!

3 years, 1 month

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 ...

Blog block

3 years, 2 months

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 ...

3 years, 2 months ago

is there anybody out there?????

3 years, 2 months

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 ...

3 years, 2 months ago

Could do better! 😂

3 years, 2 months

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 ...

3 years, 2 months ago

Snowdonia, the Novelette: 26....

3 years, 2 months

Hello Buzzers 😁 Snowdonia Marathon Eryri - that truly magical set of words. My usual apologies in advance. If you think my blogs are always long, fasten you’re seat belts because this one ...

3 years, 2 months ago

Run like the wind

3 years, 3 months

I think the goal of this will to be to focus on how I feel after running honestly. It helps to take stock of how a run went and how I’d ...

3 years, 3 months ago

Wow! What a Buzzzzzzzzzz

3 years, 4 months

lol I wanted to share something with you ! after everything that has happened last week, I had some good news. I won a competition it was to like & retweet #pulseroll that's ...

3 years, 4 months ago