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Musings on running and my first marathon. I hope. READ MORE

  • Feb0520163:01 p.m.

    Tubthumping Latest



    You know that catchy Chumbawamba chorus: 'I get knocked down, but I get up again, you're never gonna keep me down.' That keeps running through my head....

  • Dec2420155:26 p.m.

    Patience is a...

    You guessed it. A virtue.  After a good couple of weeks running every other day – increasing the time and distance slowly but surely – my...

  • Dec1320153:57 p.m.

    On the road again

    Am still plugging away with the slow runs, adding two minutes each time (up to 24 minutes now!) and was getting comfortable in the very controlled...

  • Dec0220152:07 p.m.

    Two steps forward, one step back

      Right. So the stress fracture thing. It's still haunting me. Last week I was up to 14 minutes of running and although the physio told me to keep my...

  • Nov2020154:26 p.m.

    Hallelujah – my legs doth runneth again

    I'M RUNNING AGAIN and this is the sort of blog post where only a stock image will do. Yup. With full and encouraging permission from the physio I've officially...

  • Nov2020153:58 p.m.

    Injuries Part 1: stress fractures

    It’s been six weeks since I developed a fibular stress fracture. That's six weeks since I’ve been able to run. Being patient is difficult – I...

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