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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 ...

Oh dear........

7 months

Just looked back over what I have (or more accurately haven't) done in the last month or so. Looks very much on the light side - I need to up my game ...

7 months ago

A busy day tempo run

8 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 ...

7 months, 2 weeks ago

26.2 miles of smiles

7 months, 3 weeks

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 ...

7 months, 3 weeks ago

Wow.... I ran Manchester in 2017 and achieved a GFA time for the London Marathon of sub 3:15 at age 40. This allowed me to enter the 41-45 category as I ...

165 Days

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 ...

8 months, 1 week ago

Half n Half again.. MK 'flat'...

8 months, 3 weeks

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 ...

8 months, 2 weeks 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 ...

9 months ago

Trying to get back to fitness is proving to be very difficult as I didn’t realise how spongy, lethargic and basically knackered I was.  Last week I found my limit.  Monday ...

Back on the trails again!

9 months, 1 week

Well hello all you Superstar Buzzers! It's been a while since I posted a blog and I have a lot of reading and replying to do too! It seems like you ...

Not such an easy start!!

9 months, 3 weeks

So, I thought I had set a realistic target to start, 40 days of Lent with no take aways and lose a stone, with the thought that I would start going to ...

Running Buddies

11 months

Its great to see that the site is getting really quite busy at the moment so I thought it was about time I wrote a bit of an update.   After returning from ...

8 Jan

11 months, 1 week

Gonna make this short and sweet. Illness on Saturday meant I could not leave the house. Illness on Sunday meant I shouldn't have left the house but I did. Around 11 ...

11 months, 1 week ago

I think I'm getting stronger....

11 months, 1 week

Happy New Year fellow bloggers! That's it, christmas decorations all down and packed away. Apart from the wreath which I accidentally left on the front door ..grrrr. Back to work teaching ...

11 months, 1 week ago

New Years Revolution

11 months, 2 weeks

What happens when you run the London Marathon in April and you then injure your ankle in May and don't run for the rest of the year? You get as fat ...

11 months, 2 weeks ago

Training Update After 9 Weeks

11 months, 3 weeks

So here we are, Christmas Eve! I hope you all have been organised and not left everything to the last minute. That's asking too much really isn't it now? Anyhow ...

11 months, 3 weeks ago

I guess an apology doesn’t really cover it😔. Wow the site has changed, I have popped onto here only very occasionally because an interesting article has come up on FB or ...

Moving and shaking !!!

1 year, 1 month

I did parkrun last week, the 21st, anothe great time 27.40 , I wan't expecting another PB, but my aim now is to keep under 28 min, and try to improve ...

1 year, 1 month ago

The long road

1 year, 1 month

Just done my second run of many as part of training for London 18. Did 25 mins to Narrabeen from Collaroy. 25 degrees but no humidity yet so perfect conditions. Didn’t ...

1 year, 1 month ago

Hi folks, It is me! I could not believe my misfortune when realbuzz decided to change the look and feel of its website at the critical moment and I was unable to ...

1 year, 2 months ago

My First Half

1 year, 3 months

My husband has taken on the job of personal trainer for my half marathon attempt as I'd still not pushed on past 10 miles. Not until today. We were up and ...

1 year, 3 months ago

Done

1 year, 4 months

Can't run any more, been banned by my physio. My degenerative back disease will never get better all the time I put pressure on it by running, I have to find ...

1 year, 4 months ago

Okay so let’s kick off at the top of the podium. It’s not a place I’ve been before and I doubt somewhere I’ll see much more of but ...

1 year, 5 months ago