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To donate or not to donate? What about the training....

20 Mar 2017

A slightly longer blog this time, not to make up for not posting last week, but to sneak in a bit about my blood donation. 1,455 more words

Grieving Dads

Week Two EMF Training: Finding the Eye of the Tiger, being a parkrun newbie and my favourite foodie bits of the week

This week I did all of my scheduled training sessions – that almost never happens.  However, I did it and I now have that achey/sleepy/I may just have yet another slice of my banana bread after my industrially sized bowl of pasta Sunday feeling that you get when it’s been a marathon training job well done kind of week. 878 more words

Marathon Training

The start of 2017 training

A realisation struck recently; I still had a live blog that hadn’t been updated in a while. On inspection while turned out to be 11 months. 982 more words

Grieving Dads

Weekend Playlist

It’s always nice to listen to music to get us ready for a run or to keep us going during a run so I thought it would be nice to share some tunes that we can maybe add to our playlist, maybe songs by artists we wouldn’t normally listen to or simply tunes we’d forgotten about. 185 more words


Out of adversity comes opportunity and the best week of marathon training ever...

So as I reflect on week 3 of training for Edinburgh Marathon I can’t help but smile. This week has been a week fuelled with emotion from anger to laughter, wide smiles to tears; it has been tough however running has been my salvation. 1,723 more words



I first visited Edinburgh just under 2 years ago – when I went with my school friends to watch Wales vs Scotland in the 6 Nations. 352 more words

One runner, one goal.... Mission A is on!

So, having failed to get into the London marathon for the third year in a row, I’ve decided that the only way I’m ever going to get a place is to pull my finger out and run a good for age time. 471 more words