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Paradoxically, No Sweat Today

3 days, 21 hours

Thursday 12th September – Paradoxically, No Sweat Today The aim is to get more time in the last few sessions. With kids back to school there should be opportunities to turn up earlier ...

I will be brutally honest I do not live in the most secure of area's.  I certainly can't leave my bike in the back garden as it will be gone ...

There’s a lot of catching up to be done, so it may be a lengthy one…. As I last left off I was in the taper for the VOGUM (Vale of ...

1 week, 3 days ago

Runs #8 and #9

1 week, 4 days

Couch to 5k #8 - Wednesday Alexandra Recreation Park – Anti-Clockwise Okay Ready: Runkeeper -On, MyRealBuzz – On, Charity Miles – On, Garmin – on (ish) Brisk 5 min walk to the park. Then run 6 mins ...

Playing Catch Up Again!

1 week, 6 days

Hello Buzzers 😁 The usual mad rush that is my life has meant it’s been way too long since I put fingers to keyboard so here’s a brief (for me 😂😂) catch ...

1 week, 6 days ago

Symmetry and Skylines

2 weeks, 1 day

I’ve done this race and blogged about it twice before; “I am sat on lush green grass beside a babbling brook, its crystal clear waters, sparkling silver in the sunshine, splash ...

'It’s a tough one!'. That was the tweet that greeted me as I checked my phone for the final time before heading to the start line of the Leek Half Marathon ...

After the awe-inspiring achievements of recent weeks, it seems almost ludicrous to expect anyone to take any interest in my very minor doings. Still, I can but offer. (Although I want to ...

3 weeks, 3 days ago

Normal service is resumed.  Well, sort of.  I’ve been struggling for several weeks now with my dodgy left ankle.  Just when I think it might be getting better ... it gets worse ...

1 month ago

I did it

1 month

It has taken me a while to get round to writing about my Middle Distance Triathlon, mainly because I could not really believe I had completed it. It is one of those ...

Progress

1 month, 4 weeks

I'm nearly at the 2 week mark of my training. No injury in sight (Touch wood it stays that way!) I'm so glad that I have decided to build up ...

1 month, 4 weeks ago

"It's getting dark in my head, can someone tell me a joke?" The words I was about to type seemed a bit maudlin indeed, but facts is facts. But rather than ...

2 months ago

Its Back for 2020 ! Don't miss out 😉👍 #TheVitalityBigHalf #MovedbyLondon London Marathon Events Realbuzz Group Ltd. Virgin Money Virgin Money Giving New Balance Take on this iconic half marathon in March 2020 ...

Sunrise Runway Challenge

2 months, 3 weeks

So having completed week 8 of c2 5k and the first run of week 9, why not go for the full 5k (I don’t run fast enough to complete it in ...

2 months, 3 weeks ago

Whoops - Catching up 5km Summer Series Race 1 I love these races.  They started last year, but there are not many people who run them. Two laps of a park.  This used ...

That was the warm up

3 months, 2 weeks

So for about a month now it's just been steady miles,  3 miles and never going beyond 6 miles. Been ok getting the mindset right again.  Corr dear the years are ...

3 months, 2 weeks ago

So 6 weekends ago was the Virgin London Marathon and normally after the build-up and the adrenalin rush of such a momentous event that there can be a bit of a crash ...

UP TO 10...

3 months, 3 weeks

An update to runs and my training. Event number 3 this was Curley’s 5k trail race the second in the trilogy. My first race I was really pleased with and determined ...

3 months, 3 weeks ago

Challenge Yourself: Best Tips...

3 months, 3 weeks

With most of the population having liberal access to the Internet and with the weight loss industry booming - it is no wonder that so many people are opting to utilize online weight ...

Starting slow

4 months, 1 week

Today was the first step. Tomorrow will be the first run of the training schedule. I have eaten almost everything unhealthy left in the house from Easter and I am ready to ...

London Marathon 2019 - Loved ...

4 months, 3 weeks

Wow!  What a day!  That was just the best, thank you London.  Anyone thinking of running a marathon then you just have to do this one, I loved every step of it ...

4 months, 3 weeks ago

Project 3:00 - All In!

5 months, 1 week

Is there really any difference between running 26.2 miles in a time of 03:00:01 or a time of 02:59:59? Does that second or two make any difference ...

5 months, 1 week ago

70 km

5 months, 1 week

     Wiem kilka dni temu pisałem o przekroczeniu 50 km, a tu nagle 70 nie wiadomo skąd. O co chodzi? Już wyjaśniam mój licznik na  moment poprzedniego posta wynosił 58km co daję nam ...

5 months, 1 week ago

The perfect long run nutrition…

5 months, 3 weeks

We all have our favourite snack for our long runs; there are people who swear by porridge with peanut butter before the off, then there are the ultra-junkies who live off flat ...