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Running; hobby or obsession?

Today it is 2 weeks until my first marathon. I’m aiming to do the Edinburgh Marathon. I’m sitting here with my feet up, in the sun, drinking coffee, contemplating what could be ahead, and what has gone before. 1,387 more words

General Chit Chat

When 16 x 2,000 = 20.

I’ve spoken before about how hard it can be to find decent routes for long runs at the business end of marathon training. In recent weeks I’ve taken to the Forest of Dean for laps of the fire roads and done 18 miles… 587 more words


The Marathon That Wasn't - A Cautionary Tale

Some of you will have watched the London Marathon today, with its 36,000 eager participants ranging from the elite Kenyans and Ethiopians, whose bodies and gaits resemble the design and operation of dedicated running machines, to people in dinosaur outfits, Spiderman costumes and tutus raising millions of pounds for charity.  820 more words


Mind Control I: The Last Human Freedom

“Between stimulus and response is a space. In that space is our power to choose a response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom” 881 more words

Local man set to run for Hospice in #EdinburghMarathon

A local man will be racing around the streets of Edinburgh on Sunday 31 May at the annual Edinburgh Marathon.

This year’s Edinburgh Marathon will be special for Paul Reay as he will be running in aid of Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice. 313 more words

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The Run Around

Last time I was at this stage of a marathon training cycle I posted about how it paid to get creative with your long runs… 947 more words


My Marathon Story

Last year I ran the Edinburgh Half Marathon with the most amazing running buddy ever… My 22 week old foetus! I was pregnant with my son Leo and as I’ve been a runner for 15 years and was already training for the half marathon when I discovered I was pregnant, I decided with the full support of my midwife to go ahead with the race. 431 more words