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it was definitely a Misty & damp morning, what a change & challenge. loved it & 10 miles done 👍 I felt it today but for the most of it, I really enjoyed it. Hope everyone ...

1 year ago

No Jelly babies in New York

1 year, 1 month

New York Marathon – where do I start? The short version   In short it was the most incredible day.  A HUUUUUUGE event, incredibly well organized, perfect running weather, the start line spectacular, the ...

1 year, 1 month ago

Snowdon Blog 2018

1 year, 1 month

I started jogging when I was twenty seven, in Canada. I’d tried out for the university swimming team, but they took their training far too seriously. I mean, daily. I thought ...

1 year, 1 month ago

Ah, well it’s always an amazing weekend; so, why should this Snowdonia reunion be any different?  The answer is, of course, it shouldn’t be any different. And it wasn’t ...

1 year, 1 month ago

Getting motivated

1 year, 1 month

Is it too early? Will my motivation last? Will marathon number #12 be my fastest? No! Yes! Please! After a busy month of October with the Chicago Marathon and the Bourbon Chase ...

1 year, 1 month ago

Off to Welsh Wales!

1 year, 1 month

Just wishing everyone taking on the epic Snowdonia Marathon this Saturday, a great run! It'll be cold, it'll be tough but you are BUZZERS!! You can do this! GO BUZZERS ...

1 year, 1 month ago

The Starting Point

1 year, 2 months

So where do I start? Lets go back a few weeks, where I could not due to a neurologlical problem that has affected my breathing to the point that even a short ...

1 year, 2 months 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 ...

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 year, 3 months 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 ...

We did it!

1 year, 3 months

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 ...

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 ...

1 year, 3 months ago

How To Do Muscle Building

1 year, 4 months

Bodybuilding is actually the utilization of dynamic resistance activity to control and add to one’s musculature.A person who takes part in this activity is known as a bodybuilder. When you ...

1 year, 4 months ago

Continental 24hr Thunder Run

1 year, 4 months

Hi Realbuzzers... About 6 months ago a drunken text came through on my phone “Do you fancy doing the Thunder Run as a duo?” Mrs 2shoes has already signed up as a ...

1 year, 4 months ago

Isle-Of_Skye Half

1 year, 5 months

…“Are you going to warm up”, running buddy asked… “Nope…pointless as just getting round is all I have”, was the honest response. Normally the temptation is to air on the side ...

1 year, 5 months ago

Week 18 - I did it!!

1 year, 5 months

First and foremost, I would like to thank every single person who has read and commented on my blog over the past 18 weeks.  Your words of encouragement, especially in the bleak ...

Hi all, long time no hear. Hope all my regular readers are all well and doing good.  I had to let y'all know that I have entered the HM in London ...

What an amazing day!

1 year, 7 months

Well, what can I say...3 weeks on and the achievement of the marathon is still so wonderful!  It was such a hot day but the excitement was present from when I ...

A busy day tempo run

9 years, 6 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 ...

1 year, 7 months ago

26.2 miles of smiles

1 year, 7 months

The day had finally arrived - the day I had always half heartedly dreamed of doing one day, but probably never really thought I would actually ever do! I was already awake when ...

1 year, 7 months ago

165 Days

1 year, 8 months

18th September my last blog!  Back just in time to wish you all the best for next week! If it is your first London, try and drink it all in, its a ...

Hi everyone! Another month has flown by and it’s been a busy one - the beginning of each month makes me wonder where the last one went! Firstly, thank you all so ...

1 year, 8 months ago

Huzzah! I did it. My first official race day half marathon completed! I got a medal and everything!!  It was actually a really good introduction to fuelling, organising and preparation. Of course ...

1 year, 8 months ago

Today the trend of healthy living has become all-embracing. People of all ages and sexes get down to business and transform their lives radically. They lose weight, start eating healthy food, build ...

1 year, 9 months ago