Monthly Archives: December 2011

Wk52 – I ran 1,300 miles in 2011!

Phew… that was hard.  I had aimed to do 10.8 miles (after running a marathon yesterday) but didn’t have a route so ended up doing 11.25 miles.  If I was really OCD I would have rounded it up again or … Continue reading

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Wk52 – Last Marathon of 2011

Today, as planned, I ran 26.2 miles; my third marathon of this year (plus I did 27, 31 and 33.33 mile runs this year too). I got up just before 7am. It was still dark. I had porridge and milk, … Continue reading

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Last challenge of 2011

I’m a sucker for round numbers.  When I run distances, I like to try and round it up to the full mile, half mile, quarter of a mile, or even a tenth of a mile.  Perhaps a little sad, but … Continue reading

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Wk52 – 6M loop de loop then lower weights

Thursday morning, 3 days before the end of 2011 and I went to Bella. Last minute I’d arranged to run 6 miles with Twinkle Toes and Cat. I was going to give blood this morning but I realised that as … Continue reading

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Buying new running trainers?

Recently I’ve had a few queries from friends asking me where I buy my trainers… I buy them as cheap as I can get them, usually online, but I’d always recommend getting your feet / gait checked out at a … Continue reading

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Highland Fling Ultra Training Plan

I’ve set up my training plan for the Highland Fling which takes place on the 28th April 2012.  (A 53 mile multi-terrain ultra run along the West Highland Way from Milngavie to Tyndrum.) I’ll have around 16 – 17 weeks to … Continue reading

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Two week food test

So… I’m not one for diets and I’m not one for restriciting what I eat… but I thought I’d try something new.  New year and all that.  In the last 6 months I’ve changed some of the things I eat, and I’m all … Continue reading

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Wk52 – 5.1M Tempo Queens Park

Wednesday morning and as it’s the only day I’m at work over the Festive Period, I thought I’d squeeze in a wee run before work to get it out of the way.  I didn’t do anything on Tuesday apart from … Continue reading

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Wk52 – 4.95M Boxing Day around Clyde Bridges

Boxing day and I fancied a wee 5 mile run and it so happened that Fit GIrl was going to go a run around the Clyde Bridges so we went for the run in the morning before we did some … Continue reading

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Wk51 – Christmas Eve 16 miler

I wanted to run long on Christmas Eve morning… it was a Saturday morning when I normally do my long runs and I thought I’d aim for running for around 2 hours.  I didn’t really have a route for once, … Continue reading

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