Monthly Archives: January 2012

Now that janathon is over*

Say goodbye, my own true runner, As we sing our runner’s song. How it breaks my heart to leave you; Now that janathon is gone. High above, the dawn is waking, And my tears are falling rain, For now janathon … Continue reading

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Better late than never

Janathon started well, but I’m afraid that it has taken a turn for the worse.  You see, despite my best intentions, I now have just under 1,500 unread blog posts to read. So last night, I spent the evening reading … Continue reading

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Split second timing

My training plan* called for a long run today, so I spent yesterday considering my options. 9am – coached long run of 13 miles for people training for a marathon (schedule assumes London) 9.30am – pot luck long run of … Continue reading

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Eastbourne parkrun

Eastbourne parkrun started today, with a turnout of 120 people.  Several experienced parkrunners had made the journey to Eastbourne to greet the dawning of a new event, though probably none quite as mad as @n0rm, fellow parkrun tourist and ironman-in-training, … Continue reading

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Dash dot dot

As promised, I ran into work again this morning.  Most of it felt like a hard fought plod, but at the end, I managed a short stretch that felt effortless. I get a similar feeling at the end of most … Continue reading

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@UPS Croydon go 0/2

We were expecting another delivery from UPS Croydon today.  This time it didn’t show up because the driver was taken ill and returned to the depot early.  No other drivers were available, so no parcel. Mildly miffed would be one … Continue reading

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Mildly moist

I ran to work this morning.  It was meant to be my effort for the day, but come six o’clock, I felt refreshed and ready to run again.* So I ran home.  Which meant putting my kit back on.  My … Continue reading

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