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why can't I map my passion?

14 years, 7 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?

13 years, 3 months ago

Ups and Very Fast Downs!

12 years, 11 months

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 ...

12 years, 11 months ago

8 Miles Easy

13 years

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 ...

12 years, 8 months ago

Last posting on this blog

12 years, 9 months

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 ...

12 years, 9 months ago

Hard work

14 years

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 ...

Competindo em pista!

17 years, 7 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!  

13 years ago

Overview

15 years, 11 months

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 ...

13 years ago

30th - Jan

16 years

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 ...

12 years, 9 months ago

Drenched

15 years, 9 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 ...

Managed it

15 years, 9 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...

15 years, 11 months

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 ...

Moving On

16 years, 8 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 ...

12 years, 9 months ago

Thanks....

16 years, 7 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 ...

12 years, 8 months ago

Flying

15 years, 10 months

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 ...

12 years, 8 months ago

Week 2

13 years, 6 months

The scales had better show some weight loss by the end of the week!! Sunday - cycled 12miles in 1hr 6mins (flat and steady) Monday - Conditioning class at Jujitsu (1hr of sit ups ...

12 years, 9 months ago

Ah! the other Half

15 years, 6 months

After Sundays Stur half and the time being so close to Reading thought i need to get some miles in before the New Forest Half, so today got up at 13:30 ...

12 years, 9 months ago

oooo my thighs ache!!!!

15 years, 2 months

so i've been training for a few months - nothing hardcore, just running and alot of crosstraining just really to get my stamina up and to get back into my running (as ...

week not going well, shin spl...

14 years, 3 months

ok so wed night training in gym was very good, apart from getting an electric shock from my earphones when i pugged them into the treadmill!! (not so much of a shock ...

bad week

16 years, 1 month

I have had a bad lazy week. not been out at all except monday for 15 mins! just not been in the mood, plus the weather hasnt helped. I'm off to ...

12 years, 11 months ago

Hi everybody. It's been three weeks since my last post, but I haven't been standing around. Oh no! I've started my 10K training ready for 20th March, and it ...

12 years, 12 months ago

60 K bike ride

14 years, 10 months

After sulking on Tuesday, I have lagged behind with my mileage all week, but now its sorted. 70K total at the end of Thursday became 100K on Friday, mainly due to the ...

Fundraising anyone?

14 years, 8 months

Feeling so tired today but want to go for a short run when I get home.  Did a 7k easy run on Sunday which was nice.  Figure I'll just do about ...

12 years, 9 months ago

Went to the shop,

16 years, 3 months

So I went to the shop, walked throught the door and the ladie told me the make and model of the shoes I was wearing off pat. A really good little shop ...

12 years, 9 months ago

2 laps of the park

15 years

After the fairly disastrous week I wasn't sure if running club was going to be on yesterday but I decided to run there anyway. I am pleased I made the effort ...

12 years, 11 months ago

Knackered

15 years, 1 month

I've been training for this marathon pretty hard for at least 5 months so i hope i'm making some progress! My name is Dave and I'm a teacher from ...

Bad bad Birdy

14 years, 10 months

Sorry I have been a terrible blogger again. Life has been a bit up and down over the last few weeks. The up side was definitely a week in the lake district ...

12 years, 9 months ago

it was supposed to be a fun run

15 years, 5 months

Well I have achieved my first Goal today of running 5k in 25 mins my target was 30 mins so  i am happy to achieved this. it was Fryent Country Park run ...

easy does it.

16 years, 6 months

Took a slowish group out from the club last night. Led them on a nice mixed route of off road and country back roads.It took us about an hour and a ...

12 years, 9 months ago

behind with training - but ru...

16 years, 5 months

After the euphoria of the cycling holiday, bit of a setback as full of cold earlier in the week .      So...... abandoned the idea of long run at the weekend, as didn't ...

13 years, 1 month ago

I said it would be a busy week this week with everything to fit in and boy was I right. Still two days of it to go too. I had my rest ...

12 years, 11 months ago

14 miles in 2 hours!! I enjoyed my long run today AND I didn't feel too bad for the rest of the day. In fact I spent the rest of the ...

12 years, 8 months ago

Week 6

13 years, 11 months

Hi to you all.   Week 6 and all training mileage completed! This despite spending two days in London so I'm pleased with myself. Thursday was travelling day, so I took it ...

13 years ago

Blisters on the balls

18 years, 1 month

Blisters on the balls of my feet this morning. Very uncomfortable. I think it must have been the pork scratchings. I'll get on me bike later.

False start

15 years, 6 months

I completed the first run of my new regime last night, was quite pleased with it - i haven't been running for about 3 weeks now so i was expecting to find ...

Both of us ready and raring

17 years, 5 months

                   "Hey guys its only 13.1 miles! Let's work it!" Dragged Suzy out of bed at 7.30am yesterday morning to do her long run that she missed on Saturday. With ...

12 years, 11 months ago

Overview

15 years, 10 months

Training for 4th June 2008, Hearts Foundation Canary wharf Joggers, upto 8 Laps(10k approx.) around canary wharf a  1.25 Km a lap.

12 years, 9 months ago

Running can be Fun??

17 years, 1 month

Hi everyone,     Well they say running can be fun, but I bet they hadn't just been caught in a hail storm.     After looking outside to see the sun breaking through I ...

13 years, 1 month ago

Parkrun

14 years

Today I went and did a 5k timed race.Have just discovered these races.They are every Saturday morning and they are free which is a bonus. www.parkrun.org.uk if ...

12 years, 9 months ago

Overview

16 years, 2 months

This is the start of my training blog for the London Marathon.  My goal is to complete the marathon sub 3:15 and this blog is to track progress, thoughts, hints and ...

13 years, 2 months ago

Come On London!!

16 years, 10 months

This week is really dragging!! I just want to get it over and done with know,I'm sick of fretting over it and I'm all worried out. Aint anyone around ...

12 years, 9 months ago

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15 years, 9 months

Forgive the following self indulgant blog, it sometimes helps a bit to get things off your chest? If I was'nt a grown man I would cry. If I had ruptured my ...

Post marathon report

17 years, 3 months

1 week after the New York marathon and I am now ready to resume training for next event. I missed out on finishing under 4hrs by just 30 seconds!! Altough I could ...

13 years, 2 months ago

How VICTA can help

14 years

Check out the below link it highlights how VICTA can help and support blind and visually impaired children http://bit.ly/bDKdFt Thanks for taking a look, would love your comments dont ...

12 years, 10 months ago

Taper has begun!

13 years, 10 months

As I went out for a 14miler yesterday, it amazed me that it felt a relatively short run, only 2 and a bit hours and not 3! How I have suddenly become ...

13 years, 2 months ago

Boxing Day Outing

17 years, 2 months

Managed to get out on a run today, covered 2.5 miles in 30 minutes in a run, walk interval session.  Looking to increase time and distance tomorrow 40 minutes and hopefully ...

14 years, 5 months ago