The Great South Run and Beyond

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The Great South Run and Beyond

I have been running for a number of years now and this will be the third year in the Great South Run. I am hoping to start to increase the speed of my running as I get fitter and slimmer. My main aim with running is to enjoy it, day in day out and still be enjoying it in another 25 years time.

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  The weather that is, not me. I changed my mind yesterday as the weather was so windy and raining, so I ended up going out for a walk instead so a run, so really no logic in that at all. Have done 4k at lunchtime today and I have also now formed a trai...

Festive Fun

Managed to get out for a 7.5K on Sunday morning. I have only recently discovered listening to the radio while running and now I really enjoy my Sunday morning run with Edith Bowman, it has turned in to a regular date. We have agreed that all the family ...

Climbing Friday Again

Well back to Friday again, this is one of my long days at work so no run today, but climbing tonight so looking forward to that. Starting to plan some outdoor climbing trips ready for next year so very exciting, I love getting away from the house and ki...

Another Quiet Week

Only a few small runs this week, the Christmas rush seems to be getting to me early this year, what with presents to buy, nativity costumes to cobble together and advent calendars to get. I did a lovely run on Sunday with my boy on his bike again, down ...

Stonehenge Stomp Again

 I am still undecided on the Stonehenge Stomp. I was originally planning to run the 12 mile course by myself, but having never done it before was a bit nervous. I have since spoken to a couple of friends who have suggested walking it as a group. Now I c...

Stonehenge Stomp

I was thinking I may do the Stonehenge Stomp in January, I have never done anything similar and thought it looked like fun. If anyone else has done it before can you give me some pointers? I am worried I will lose my way and end up doing a longer route ...