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If I Can't Run ... What Can I Do?

I haven’t been able to do much this rib injury. I can’t run. Absolutely can’t do that. I’m just now able to take deep breaths without a lot of pain so I’m sure that I can take a long slow walk just to keep the blood flowing. 497 more words


Long Limp Home 

I had grand plans for today. After running 15kms along the Wye Valley Walk, I was going to go for a post run recovery swim and sauna, duck my head in at base camp for a homemade soup (and by homemade I mean even the vegetables, grown in the garden) before heading out for the afternoon to tackle my never-ending renovation project. 358 more words

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Too much Sangria and training for a half marathon

whew, this morning was a little rough.

It *was* mostly my fault. We drank a little too much red sangria last night, at our favorite tapas restaurant, … 269 more words


Portugal Day One

For those of you who don’t want to read about my holiday, tune out for the next 10 days, after which normal service eg me running, moaning about running and all it entails will resume. 298 more words


Friday Finds - 28th August

Friday Finds is a regular feature in which I collate and share interesting articles and posts on running/fitness which I’ve read recently. Some might be inspiring, some might be scientific, some might provoke debate. 882 more words


Stress Relief in All the Best Ways

What is it the experts say about stress relief? Minimize the stressors, plenty of exercise, a health diet, and some ‘me’ time. Isn’t that cute? I don’t really eat and when I am manic (most of the time) I don’t sleep. 354 more words


Ultravasan 90 - Race report

22/8, 03:00, and the alarm on my wakes me. I have fortunately, been sleeping well for at least five hours, which is than I had hoped for. 825 more words