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Training sick

Training with a cold has been challenging. It seems as if there are so many issues that arrive when I start training for a big race. 413 more words


Helsby weekly update 23rd - 27th July 2014

G’day all

The Green Green Grass of Home on Wednesday 23rd July was our 6th Fell counter of the season and what a great evening of running from the 19 Helsby contingent fighting for valuable club points. 1,188 more words

Fell Running

92% humidity - is 8% away from aqua jogging

It’s 7AM…and already too many running options….

Plan A:   Run 6 miles in my ‘hood, then meet up with sis-n-law Fluffy for 4 more miles of running.  90 more words


Up the Hollywood hill like Rocky

For a little place, donning my Nikes and running around the Patagonian town of Cochrane was a surprising adventure.

We’d been travelling hard in the camper van for over a week and I’d not been able to do much training, so I took the time in Cochrane to put in a few miles. 534 more words


I'm just not that into Parkrun

I’ll start this post by saying it’s got nothing to do with the global running body that is Parkrun. While a message I received on Facebook this week questioning if it had been considered to morph my local running group into a new Parkrun location (their stated aim is “ 572 more words

Going through the pain barrier!


Inside view: Prepping for a 17 mile training run...

Each week (3 in a row), the long training grows by 1 mile.  Week 4 – is called recovery.  It would be nice if recovery meant a full week lying around in a hammock, being served refreshments, but no.   522 more words