Monthly Archives: September 2016

Getting there with recovery

This week hasn’t been the most fun week I’ve ever had … and yes, I know it’s self inflicted, but I’ve been sore and in anti inflammatories all week. It seems the marathon on Sunday really took it out of … Continue reading

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Ouch – day 2 DOMS

Ouch – I’m sore. 2 days after the marathon and just about everything from my ribs down hurts. If this isn’t a reminder to take a break from running marathons, I don’t know what is. (I’ve already said I’m taking … Continue reading

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Loch Ness Marathon done! 🌈

Well, that was amazing! Loch Ness Marathon done today, with a great big massive rainbow at the start for 10 minutes – which got me going good. Down hill for the first 10 miles ish too, first mile was around … Continue reading

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1st day Apple Watch activity stats

Well that was a pretty active first full day using my new Apple Watch… I’m liking it. The Apple Watch and activity tracker tracks around five measures and takes in a activities from Garmin Connect too (through the Health App … Continue reading

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Loch Ness Marathon elevation & more

Today I did my last run before the Loch Ness Marathon – a nice wee 8 miles in the Southside, over to Pollok Park and into Maxwell Park and home. I was running on my own, up early, running as … Continue reading

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So, who is running at Loch Ness?

A few months ago we realised that one my family is running the 10k at Loch Ness, and this week I found out a few more people I know are running at it. It got me thinking – I wonder … Continue reading

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1 week to go to LNM

Last week was full of rest and recovery, work and 4 runs. 34.5 miles, a bit more than the week before, but taper long run 13.1 miles the weekend before Loch Ness Marathon. The week before it was 31 miles … Continue reading

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