Tag Archives: swimming

Spoilt rotten

Comma I am being. Twenty two lazy lengths of the pool was the sum total of yesterday’s activity, followed by vegetarian sushi (avocado and mango making a surprisingly tasty combination) and homemade banana bread. This morning saw me running around … Continue reading

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Rhythm is gonna get you

Well, I did it.  I swam from Hampton Court to Kingston.  Two and a quarter miles.  One hour and twenty five minutes. When I signed up for the swim, I had grand ideas about training.  Swimming pools during the week.  … Continue reading

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That was the month that was.

And so my second ‘athon has come to an end and my circle of running peeps has expanded. My stats for the month are as follows: Days run: 30 Least miles run in a day: 0.4 Most miles run in … Continue reading

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Why-y-y don’t you?

Why-y-y don’t you Just switch off your television set And go out and do something less boring instead? A summary of my Juneathon efforts so far looks like this: Cycles to work: 7 Cycles home: 7 Runs around the block: … Continue reading

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Here comes the rain again

Considering that I have a two and a quarter mile open water swim in five weeks, I am doing remarkably little swimming.  So at half past three I extricated myself from underneath the cat, threw on my running kit, grabbed … Continue reading

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Wet Wet Wet

One way or another, it has been a very wet day.  I’d been vaguely contemplating going to the lake this morning to do some open water swimming, but I didn’t wake up until mid-morning, which rather put the kibosh on … Continue reading

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The Juneathon effect

I ran every day in Janathon, but am not intending to run every day in Juneathon.  Exercise, yes.  Run, no. So why, after cycling to work and back, did I dash upstairs, chuck on my running kit and go out … Continue reading

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