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"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 ...

18 hours, 36 minutes 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 ...

The Butterfly Effect?

3 weeks, 6 days

Chain Reaction? Tales of the Unexpected? Wasn't sure what to call this blog. I guess I could have gone with the title of the main event - The Mynd Drover 20 - but ...

Back in 2013 I tracked a twitter friend running in the London Marathon.  Therein a dream was formed:  I wanted to run the London Marathon too! Full of nervous excitement I put ...

Trust the plan

1 week, 3 days

I have not written anything for ages, but that is not because I have not been training, in fact quite the opposite. I have been running, swimming and cycling a lot.   I ...

1 week, 3 days ago

Session 1

1 week, 3 days

I did some light running in the park following the training plan realbuzz provide. I'd say it was a strong start. I have done 5K's before but in the wrong ...

Sunrise Runway Challenge

3 weeks, 6 days

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 ...

3 weeks, 6 days 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 ...

Rheinaue parkrun

1 month

I’ve been away in Germany.  Did you miss me?  What do you mean, you never noticed?  Anyway I had a very nice time.  The weather was a whole lot better than ...

1 month ago

Especially when it keeps breaking its promises and dumps more snow on us........ But tempi passati, it's almost June now, so I'll try to edit it a bit. You probably ...

1 month, 1 week ago

Revolution!

1 month, 2 weeks

Hello Buzzers 😊 I’ve finally got around to reporting back on the inaugural Dulux Revolution Ultra Trail event that I took part in on May 10th!  I started writing this not long ...

1 month, 2 weeks ago

That was the warm up

1 month, 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 ...

1 month, 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 ...

Tuesday 28th May – Tools for the Trade - Now In Hand Well, I am in the UK for 9 days visiting my four children and granddaughter which is great as I haven’t ...

Loving angels instead

1 month, 3 weeks

If you're a distance runner, particularly one like me who is prone to crashing in the latter stages of a marathon, then the Race Angel concept is (with apologies for the ...

1 month, 3 weeks ago

UP TO 10...

1 month, 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 ...

1 month, 3 weeks ago

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 ...

Fitting it in

2 months

Well 3.5 months between blog posts ain’t good, but so be it. Time for an update it seems The Green Man at the start of March turned out to be ...

2 months ago

Starting slow

2 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 ...

2 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 ...

2 months, 3 weeks ago

Project 3:00 - All In!

3 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 ...

3 months, 1 week ago

70 km

3 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 ...

3 months, 1 week ago

The perfect long run nutrition…

3 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 ...

Reaching a goal

3 months, 3 weeks

Trying the new Realbuzz app to write this post, so far I like it a lot! As I wrote in my last post I have set some goals for my running this ...

3 months, 3 weeks ago