Category Archives: windmilers

Box Hill Fell Race

One of the nice things about a personalised training plan is that it encourages me to climb out of my rut from time to time.  For example, last Sunday’s hilly trail run came with the phrase “somewhere new and exciting … Continue reading

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Horsham parkrun and the SCAA Surrey Road Relays

It has been another rather sociable weekend. It kicked off with the inaugural Horsham parkrun, the 100th different event (or Cowell Club run) for uber-tourist Rosemary Egbe.  Combine the words inaugural and Cowell Club and pick a location within spitting … Continue reading

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After persuading my coaches to include a few of my club speed sessions in my plan, I also persuaded Run or Go Crazy that she wanted to join me at one.  So tonight, for the first time in ages, I … Continue reading

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The Windmile

One of these days I will run a 7:38 minute mile*, but not today. Today I ran a 7:51 min mile**, and I should be pleased, but I feel unbelievably slow.  Being left for dust by wiry vintage club runners … Continue reading

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A glorious disaster

I ventured to the Windmiler cycling session again this evening.  Despite a few minor hiccoughs* I had a really good time.  And let’s face it – if I hadn’t gone, I’d have cycled four miles home.  As it was, I cycled about … Continue reading

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Try, try, tri again?

On Sunday, while Shazruns and Marathon Mercer were braving the weather in Milton Keynes, I stood* on a street corner in Wimbledon marshalling the inaugural Womble Triathlon. Watching the 75 novice triathletes brave the mud and puddles reminded me that I’d … Continue reading

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