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Days 20 – 25

9 months, 2 weeks

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 ...

9 months, 2 weeks ago

sober day 2

10 months, 3 weeks

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 ...

10 months, 3 weeks ago

Week 5 Day 3

11 months, 2 weeks

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

11 months, 2 weeks ago

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 ...

Five Weeks

1 year

17th April. Five weeks since that Friday 13th when the net closed in on a shrinking world, effectively limiting our radius of movement to the distance, there and back, that can be ...

1 year ago

Zombie run home workout.

1 year, 1 month

More chat than expected. Bug crawl is weird.

Strange Times

1 year, 1 month

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 ...

1 year, 1 month ago

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 ...

1 year, 2 months ago

Here we go again

1 year, 2 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 ...

1 year, 2 months ago

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 ...

new year new challage

1 year, 2 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 ...

1 year, 2 months ago

A busy day tempo run

10 years, 11 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 ...

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 ...

Let's get going!!!!

1 year, 3 months

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 ...

1 year, 3 months ago

How Hiking Can Improve Your R...

2 years, 8 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 ...

1 year, 3 months ago

First post!

1 year, 4 months

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

1 year, 5 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 ...

1 year, 5 months ago

is there anybody out there?????

1 year, 5 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 ...

1 year, 5 months ago

Could do better! 😂

1 year, 5 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 ...

1 year, 5 months ago

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 ...

1 year, 5 months ago

Run like the wind

1 year, 6 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 ...

1 year, 6 months ago

Racing 800m as a veteran

1 year, 7 months

“Men’s 800m to the start.” The cold chill of nerves and excitement descends from somewhere at the top of my chest to the stomach.  The process from here on is formal ...

Wow! What a Buzzzzzzzzzz

1 year, 7 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 ...

Saturday 21st September – Journey’s End - The Serpentine 2 Mile Swimming Event Three lots of toilet trips overnight and the last one kept me awake well before the alarm was due to ...