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Now I know I can do it

11 years, 1 month

I am sitting here feeling really pleased with myself and really pumped up following the Kilomathon.  Anyone who has read my previous posts will know that I wasn't feeling very confident ...

9 years, 11 months ago

Progress so far...

13 years, 3 months

I had no idea how much training was necessary to get through a marathon until Henry ran last year. At least I went in to this with my eyes open! I have ...

10 years, 2 months ago

Brrrr! a Chilly couple of days

12 years, 4 months

Last couple of days have not been really conducive to running, I hate it when it is really cold. Managed to get out on Friday evening for a short Easy run of ...

9 years, 11 months ago

Australia

12 years, 2 months

I've been in Australia for the last 2 weeks. It's nice to be running in the sunlight and warmth of Melbourne. Having new places to run and see has kept ...

10 years, 2 months ago

Start as I mean to go on...we...

11 years, 5 months

Well, I said that last week would be my first proper week of marathon training.  Didn't quite work out like that. Had a nice tempo run on the Monday of 5 ...

10 years, 5 months ago

UTRINQUE PARATUS.

13 years

This is my ex para motto it stands for         READY FOR ANYTHING. Lets hope we are on sunday i am now chilling out after a few jobs i had to do at ...

10 years, 2 months ago

Looking back at Wednesday's stats and everyone's comments, I can see that I was being a bit silly. And looking at the time it took, I clearly started off too ...

9 years, 11 months ago

Before work expriment....

13 years, 5 months

So having got the place, and decided that I can commit to running 3 times a week, this was the 3rd time I have been running before work (afterwards being harded due ...

10 years, 4 months ago

last post

14 years

Am off to London to meet my parents in about two hours, so this is my last post before i hit the streets of london. Have had about a million people ask ...

9 years, 11 months ago

Thoughts

12 years, 7 months

Tomorrow looks like its going to be a busy one. I am gonna get myself to bed early so I can get up early and go for a bike ride. Having not ...

why can't I map my passion?

11 years, 10 months

I'm interested in measuring my various training runs around SE London by=ut every time I hot the Ma pmy Passion button nothing happens at all. Who can help?

10 years, 5 months ago

Ups and Very Fast Downs!

10 years, 1 month

It's been a busy little weekend! Yesterday's 12 miler was a bit tougher than I expected, not that I thought it would be easy but I had hoped I would ...

8 Miles Easy

10 years, 3 months

Today was 8 miles Easy.... OMG.... It was sooooo boring as I decided to do it on the treadmill... I made the fatal mistake of watching the K's go up and ...

9 years, 11 months ago

Well this is it. I have completed the 2011 Virgin London Marathon and beaten my fundraising target for Children with Leukaemia. So it's time to say a massive thank you to ...

Hard work

11 years, 3 months

Over the past few days I have met a few negative thought from people who dont think this is possible. In december I broke my wrist and since then, which is approximately ...

10 years, 2 months ago

Competindo em pista!

14 years, 10 months

Minha chegada nos 10.000m do Circuito Nacional Caixa de Corrida de Fundo - 22º na série B, em 42min35. Ah, fui o primeiro veterano!  

10 years, 2 months ago

Overview

13 years, 1 month

In May of 2007 I quit smoking.  I smoked for 20 years, from age 18-38. Prior to smoking, during high school, I was very athletic.  I ran varsity track and cross county ...

10 years, 2 months ago

30th - Jan

13 years, 3 months

Training today was a very traumatic experience. I was running on the treadmill when a woman started shouting at me. Tears were streaming from her eyes as she shook her fist in ...

9 years, 11 months ago

Drenched

12 years, 11 months

I braved the weather this morning for a run and I came back soaked. I managed to still run the normal hour and 20 minutes (10 miles) in which it rained constantly ...

10 years, 3 months ago

Managed it

12 years, 11 months

Can't believe that its over. The last few months have seemed to be focused on todays run and I now feel a bit sad its over. Today was a great experience ...

Managed a new PB on the Silve...

13 years, 1 month

Well I have since recovered from the aches of the run. But on Sunday, I completed the Silverstone Half Marathon in 1hr 53mins. Well chuffed with that result, as it takes 4 ...

10 years, 2 months ago

Moving On

13 years, 11 months

So, given the fact my run was funny I have done som work on my gait & think I have cracked it. I did the Race for Life today. I only booked ...

9 years, 11 months ago

Thanks....

13 years, 10 months

to Lauragrimley, my regular respondent....... The Malverns walk was about 10miles in total and I've managed a few more hill walks this week.  An hour up Leckhampton Hill plus 3 x ...

9 years, 11 months ago

Flying

13 years, 1 month

Did a great run with Mark yesterday. We set off at 7.30am, and aimed to do the first 2 miles at 7 and a half minutes each!, then the next two ...

9 years, 11 months ago