Author Archives: Loupie

The best laid plans…

All day I have been trying to convince myself to do the 5 mile tempo run I had planned. Arguments ranged from, ‘if you do it today you won’t have to tomorrow,’ to ‘you really should try to burn off … Continue reading

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Recovering

As I was still a little sore after yesterdays efforts and I had to stay late at work today a short recovery run was all I felt like when I got in.  The plan was just to do a slow … Continue reading

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Victoria Park 10K

This morning saw me getting up at a stupid time for a Sunday so I could get across to Hackney for the start of the Victoria Park 10k. We saw some other people heading to the start when we first … Continue reading

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Slow and Steady

Despite having a 10k to race tomorrow I still made it to parkrun this morning. I had planned to use this as an extra tempo run and I am quite glad I did. Much like a couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

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Pain in the…

On Wednesday I did some core exercises for the first time in I can’t remember how long. Not surprisingly yesterday I ached, not a huge amount but enough to feel it in my legs and arms. Though once I got … Continue reading

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Tempo run

Tonight I went out for my last tempo run before I do the Victoria Park 10k on Sunday. Yes I’m nervous I’ve never raced 10k before. The run itself seemed to go ok, though I was a little behind pace … Continue reading

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Running to the Core

Although I have been running every day this month one thing I have been neglecting is my core and upper body strength. Tonight I decided I really needed to do something about that so after my 2 mile run I … Continue reading

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Going the extra mile

This evening was interesting. Hadn’t gone very far when I bumped into a man walking his husky coming the other way. The dog was clearly excited and the man started saying to me; “don’t run, don’t run.” Yes I did … Continue reading

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7 miles

As you’ve probably managed to figure out from the title of this post I did 7 miles today. Normally on my longer runs I have been running over to Ally Pally and back but today as it was dark when … Continue reading

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It’s cold outside

We had the final two panto performances yesterday. They seemed to go well. Though I did manage to loose not one, but two props down the smallest gap on the stage. One of the girls from school also came to … Continue reading

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