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I’ve got a slump on.  I could quite happily ensconce myself on the youth hostel sofa and while away the day with a book.  I won’t, of course. There isn’t a cat. 

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The wages of sloth

If I’d gone out for my run as soon as I’d got home from work, I would have missed the rain. But instead, I had a cup of tea and a bite to eat and read a chapter (and another … Continue reading

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Hunting for my Go Hard

I don’t have a Go Hard.  Give me the choice of Going Hard or Going Home, and I will choose Going Home every time.  That point in a run where I start to think “I want to walk for a bit … Continue reading

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Grocery shopping in a Lamborghini

My first marathon was disastrous – less a run and more a half marathon with a thirteen mile walk on the end. There were a number of reasons, but essentially it was due to a lack of training. If there’s … Continue reading

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Mixed feelings

I have had a very mixed week, running wise. Tuesday – no run (bad) Wednesday – short run (better than nothing, I guess) Thursday – ran into work (good) Friday – no run (ok, as it was a rest day) … Continue reading

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Do I haaaaave to?

Hmmm.  On the plus side, were it not for Janathon, I wouldn’t have run at all today.  On the minus side, the 1.2 mile run around the block is not going to be setting the world on fire any time soon. But … Continue reading

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Bradford parkrun

I wrapped up my April goals today by completing the Bradford parkrun. Three laps that start with a long gentle downhill and end with a short, sharp uphill so no sprint finish for me today.  I really must build some hill work … Continue reading

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Return of the sloth

As my name makes clear, at least to Flanders and Swann fans, I am a sloth.  Given the choice between doing and being, I will opt for being every time. My history of activity is telling: 2002: Entered Flora 5km … Continue reading

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