Category Archives: Running

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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Parkrun Like a Fox

Last week when I did parkrun I said that I was close to getting a PB but the wind and me being tired stopped me. This week I had Laura to cheer me on again, or at least to threaten … Continue reading

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Inspiration From Buses

As Mr Garmin (I know he needs a more original name) is now behaving himself this is the post I was going to write yesterday. When I was walking through Walthamstow bus station last night I saw this; Yes it … Continue reading

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Reliance on Technology

This was not the post I was going to write today. Then something happened. I set out for my run as normal but Mr Garmin was really struggling to pick up a signal. I’d gone through two songs on my … Continue reading

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Finally

Anyone who has been reading my blog since October/November will remember my disastrous attempts at running to my parents from work. Tonight I finally made it. It was not easy. My bag was feeling really heavy. Possibly not helped by … Continue reading

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I must be mad

It’s January. It’s freezing cold out. It’s windy. There was a massive thunder storm earlier, and possibly hail, I’m not sure I was inside. So why then did I get in from work, get changed and go straight out for … Continue reading

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Hard won

There are some days when I really love running. Last week was a great example. There are other days when I really feel like this; Pretty much what my thought process was this evening. It was cold. It was wet. … Continue reading

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My first 10k

Yesterday was rather hectic. Parkrun in the morning. Laura came to watch for the first time, though she spent more time playing chase with the two dogs there. Then 2 panto performances. One to a sell out audience of mostly … Continue reading

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