Monthly Archives: June 2015

That was the month that was

“Rest” Or at least, a rest from running.  It was far too glorious an evening to stay indoors, so I threw on a pair of cycling shorts that I inherited from Not Much Of A Runner several ‘athons ago and … Continue reading

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Double Haiku

“30 mins easy with 10 x 10 sec pick ups” A joy in the sun Biked to Richmond Park Ran round trails avoiding deer Cycled home again.

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Comfort running down memory lane

“90 mins on rolling trail.  Walking breaks are actively encouraged where appropriate i.e. steeper climbs where your breathing becomes non-conversational.” There are times when I need the running equivalent of a Batchelor’s Hug, and for me hugs come in two … Continue reading

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Lazy afternoon

“60 mins including easy Park Run where you are permitted to up the effort to marathon level at times should you wish” Fail.  I didn’t parkrun, I didn’t wish to up the effort to marathon level at all and I … Continue reading

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Navigationally challenged

“30 mins easy” It was a gorgeous evening, so I decided to stop off at the Wray Lane car park on the way home and run a short out and back along the NDW and assorted bridleways.  A flat out … Continue reading

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Finger curls

“Rest.” I could have cycled. I could have run. I could have stretched. I could have foam rolled. But instead I decided to glue myself to the Thames Ring 250 live tracker and watch blue blobs move along a blue … Continue reading

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Lost for words

“30 mins easy” Juneathon.  Day 24.  Ran 3 miles.  Cycled 17 miles.  Chatted to my coach.  Had lunch with a friend.  Bought some new trainers.  A good day.

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