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Company

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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A friend filled fartlek and a frustratingly foolish fall

Today marks the end of my recovery from Cardiff, and my training plan called for an easy 45 minute run.  Fortunately, I was saved from the tedium of (yet) another looping run around the block by the inspired suggestion from … Continue reading

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Hurdles and bluebells

After much soul searching, and some welcome words of wisdom from Run or go Crazy, I decided against the inaugural Pegwell Bay parkrun in favour of a trip to nearby Banstead Woods. My training plan called for an easy parkrun … Continue reading

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The rewards of sloth

I was lazy this morning.  Instead of setting the alarm for stupid o’clock to tick off another new parkrun, I set it for the luxuriously late time of 8 o’clock and pottered off to Wimbledon… …where I bumped into Run … Continue reading

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Bideford half marathon

The Bideford Amateur Athletic Club website says: The Bideford Half Marathon is held in March each year over a virtually level course. This message is reiterated in the pre-race bumph, which reads: Apart from one section, the course is largely … Continue reading

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Killerton parkrun

Killerton parkrun (currently at an alternative venue in Ashclyst Forest) is gorgeous. Its flat* three-lap course winds through the trees, and the hard-packed stone path keeps your running shoes clean and your mind sharply focused. It was, perhaps, a brave** … Continue reading

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Back on the horse…

…with a little help from Run Or Go Crazy, who very kindly shelved her lie in plans to join me for a circuit of Richmond Park.  I’m beginning to wonder if she was the Grand Old Duke of York in … Continue reading

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How time flies…

…when you’re attempting to expel your lungs from your body with your own diaphragm. Yes, after the mileage glut that was January, comes the mileage famine of February.  My long run last Saturday (incorporating Wimbledon parkrun in all its glorious muddiness) and a wonderful … Continue reading

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A day of two halves

This morning: Went for a wonderful run with Run Or Go Crazy and Plustenner enjoying the almost complete absence of ice and snow and celebrating a return to hassle free running. This evening: Arrived in Leeds for the Temple Newsam … Continue reading

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Long slow snow run

Another enjoyable run with Run Or Go Crazy today, this time in the snow, which brings my snow run total to approximately five, making me something of an expert*. Here is what I know about running in snow: Wrap up … Continue reading

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