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Mens Newsletter - June

Welcome to Summer which ended dramatically on 28th June, more of that later at the very end of this newsletter.

I start with a correction, or rather an “I told you so”. 1,766 more words

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Men's Newsletter - May

It’s finally happened, a newsletter that doesn’t take months of endurance training and preparation to read. However, as a special treat for our rezident (sic) grammar Stasi, I’ve used as many correct possessive apostrophes as I could. 1,056 more words

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Edinburgh Marathon Results Saga

Race results: public property or personal information? This past week and a half the importance of published race results has been a hot topic in some running circles. 1,215 more words


My second marathon...

It’s a week since I completed my second marathon; Edinburgh Marathon!

I was planning to update sooner, though I sadly caught a cold from the long train journey from Edinburgh and it hit me hard. 1,005 more words


Edinburgh Marathon


You’ve got to do your local marathon, and with the start line literally outside my door, there was no excuse really.  I’d signed up late last year not really sure of what my plan would be, and with my first 100 mile race planned only 4 weeks after this, it had to be a training run rather than a race for me this year.  1,799 more words

The Edinburgh Marathon. Why?

Desperation, desire, greed, disappointment, commitment, camaraderie, hope, or even panic. Why did I enter the Edinburgh Marathon, and is that why it went wrong?

The obvious choice from the short-listed words above is ‘disappointment’. 963 more words

Marathon 1, Dolina 0

This is absolutely not the post-race re-cap that I had dreamed of writing. I am desperately disappointed with the way my race went at the Edinburgh Marathon on Sunday. 1,523 more words