Monthly Archives: September 2014

50 random surprise songs

Nightmare. Waiting in Heathrow Terminal 5, ahead of our 12 hour flight. I get my iPod nano out… … only to find it’s blank. 😦 I synced it yesterday and added some ‘Corries’ songs on it. Seems my nano didn’t … Continue reading

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Wk38 into holidays

Plenty of running and plenty of rest made up last week, plus some snotters. A slightly sore throat on Tuesday, led to sniffles and sneezes through the week, and ended up with me buying plenty cold pills from super drug, … Continue reading

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Conversion: $ to £ = km to M

I’ll start packing for our trip soon, after the gym today we had a nice lunch out, now I’m trying to rest some to hopefully get rid of the bugs I seem to have accumulated. I bought lots of drugs … Continue reading

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My VO2 max estimate: 52

My clever little Garmin 620 estimates my VO2 max based on my heart rate and other measures… This week it’s showing as 52. That’s 3 points lower than in May before the Belfast marathon when it was 55, and I … Continue reading

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Disconnecting and switching off

I finished up work on Friday for about 2.5 weeks of leave. I feel a bit strange, and now that our holidays are finally here, I really want to take advantage and get a bit of us time away from … Continue reading

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Volunteer at the SS6 on 2 November

I got this email tonight from the guys who organise the Southside 6 run. I’m running it on the 2nd November, but if anyone wants to help marshal, follow the instructions below: The Southside Six – 2nd November 2014 As … Continue reading

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Message all the way from Oz

I got a nice message on my Facebook page today, all the way from Australia! Daniella Rossi posted the following message to me about my 7 week half marathon plan, which she found after searching for tips: https://lornpearsontrains.co.uk/2012/02/01/7-week-half-marathon-plan/ I think … Continue reading

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