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Hi everyone......

my name is nick and i'm 32, i have 4yr old twins and i have been married for 8 years.

i have been running on and off for some years but last year entered the VLM and took up running more intensely. i completed the VLM in 4hrs 16mins, which is ok i guess, but i know i can go alot quicker.

LonDONE!!! What's next : loose 1.5stones in weight

                                           run wolverhampton marathon

                                           run VLM 2011

                                           run belfast and/or edinburgh marathons

don't want much hey??? follow me as i train even harder to acheive my new and exciting goals for the rest of 2010 and all of 2011...

happy running :o)

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So far, so...........far?

Hi everyone, yesterday was a good running day, I managed a 13.25 mile run and felt really good at the end too. I woke up at 5:30am and got prepared for a 7am start. The standard porridge breakfast with a cup of tea was consumed at a leisurely pace. My s...

A new challenge

Hi all, it has been some time since I last posted on here but as I'm now embarking on a huge challenge I feel it is time to get blogging again, who knows I might even pick up some useful tips. So maybe an update: I have now entered my second year as a p...

lower mileage, fathers day, '...

so, another week has passed, i didn't manage 46miles this week, nowhere near in fact. i wasn't going for the big mileage this week though, i did do 13.5miles wednesday, which was scorching!!! then thursday i did 7.5miles then 2miles hills today, i am go...

not 50miles but 46, not bad i...

hi all, well the week ended and i didn't manage the 50 miles i was hoping for, i only just missed out with 46miles. the reason i missed out was basically time, i just dont have enough of it!! also sunday i was going to run 14miles but only did ten as th...

50mile week and baby chickens

hi all, well it has been a few weeks since i last blogged, but here i am now. running is going really well with increased mileage and weight loss. this week im going for a 50mile week!! which is hard cosidering i have done most of miles at 530am!!! eek....

traing has begun for wolverha...

hi everyone, well this week i have started training again and now it's for the wolverhampton marathon. I am starting small and building up slowly, so this week i have done 3 runs equalling 11 miles. I feel dead good and could go further but im being sen...

nurses orders, garmin, medita...

hey everyone (who reads this), well today i didn't go for a run as i have promised my wife to go to the doctor's first as i have a really bad pain in my right side around the kidney area and can only get through the day with pain killers!! the pain goes...

running, sibling rivalry, wot...

hey bloggers, well my planned 10miles on monday didn't happen, you know how it is when friends come over and the day goes on longer than you thought, well that's what happened here. Still, we had a real nice day though. It's so hard to get out of the mi...

my next challenge

hi everyone, well nearly a week has passed and im getting the bug even more. I have been thinking about my next big challenge. The VLM was a huge challenge for me and as it happens didn't turn out to be such a huge challenge after all, although the fund...

race day report.......

hi everyone, well it has been dead good reading all your race day posts, they are all very long but worth reading. so here is mine.......i got the coach to 2am friday morning to get to london at 6am!!! yes i was hanging out of my **** even at that point...

its not just about the runnin...

so here we are, the final week of training and the thoughts of how we will be runnning the marathon start to consume our days and nights!! There is one thought that is more important than othersn and that is of my son george.... On the 25th of april i w...

another 20miler.................

hi all that read this, hope everyone is well and injury free......me? well my leg is hurting alot!!! Since my last blog the shin pain has gone from bad to worse and as a result i could only manage a couple of very short runs last week, and yes i was bri...

shin pain, coach journey, sno...

hi everyone, well with only 4 weeks to go the nerves are finally begining to show. I have watched this event on telly for years always saying "i'm gonna do it next year", but never actually applying for it. Now i'm only 4weeks away from running it!!! I ...

stafford half plus personal b...

hi all, i completed the stafford half marathon today in my new official personl best of 1hr 48mins, beating my last time by 10mins!! im still not that happy with my run though. At around 10miles my legs went to jelly and i found it just so hard to compl...

ticking along

hi everyone, it has been an unusually long time since my last blog, you know how it is with all this training and families and work!!! we had a birthday party for the twins, at our house, yes we are mad, but it went very well though. pass the parcel sti...

the twins are 4 yrs old.

hi everyone, the twins were 4yrs old today, we took them to the chinese buffet and then for a horse ride, which they loved. we got harry a big buzz lightyear and isabelle got a mini mouse dress, she absolutely loves dressing up. wasn't able to run monda...

miles and the cold!!!

hi all, well a busy week for me, clocking up miles and working nearly all week with monday off, i so hate having mondays off!!! i have re-routed my journey home from work changing the distance from 2 miles to 5.5miles, which gives me a total of 7.5miles...

20miles done!!!

hi everyone who reads this..... well today was a very good day for me i finally nailed my 20mile run. So proud, happy, amazed, oh and not to mention sore!!! hehehe Really got into the zone the last few days, but got a bit worried when it snowed all day ...

a sad day ahead.....

hey blogtastic bloggers, well, it has effing snowed, again, twice!!! Really not happy about it to be honest, 'cos not only does it make running even harder but it also makes work extremely quiet, and i prefer to be busy all day. i had planned to do my 2...

the chickens are restless.....

hi all, firstly i would like to say happy valentine's to all the ladies, although i find the whole thing utterly rediculous there are lots of women who don't. Saying that though my wife is full steam ahead with all this valentine's stuff and thus expect...

reasons to be cheerful :o)

hi all, well i did another 16 miles today, what a run it was too. After my failed run on sunday with wobbly legs, i decided carbs and calories were needed for that kind of run. Monday was a rest day so i just ate ate ate, everything!!! Tuesday i did, wh...

im carbless.....

hi all, friday was a day off due to our annual confrence. a really long day full of business plans and motivating speeches!!! i work for greggs by the way. i have had a sneak preview at our new ad campaign due to be shown on ITV between corry. its actua...
i cant beleive another week has just ticked by. i managed a 5 mile run last saturday then i had planned a 10miler on sunday, but the damn snow had fallen again, i just didnt want to risk myself at this late stage so gave the run a miss. no run monday as...

16miles, done!!!

hi all, well i am now back from my holiday in cornwall where i managed to knock out a 16 mile run!! brilliant!! also, though, i managed to curb my enthusiasm for the very nice food they have in every pub and cafe down there, so good news all round reall...