Category Archives: Analysis

Great Scottish Run 2012 Report

Results / Garmin Link / Photos / BBC2 Great Scottish Run programme On Sunday 2nd September I ran the Great Scottish Run half marathon for the third year in a row. Over 24,000 people entered this year which just shows … Continue reading

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GSR Half Marathon Top 10 Tips

As it’s my third year running the Glasgow GSR Half Marathon, and I’ve taken to trying to help others run this year… I thought I’d get my top 10 tips together about the event and about running half marathons in … Continue reading

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Totals for 2012 so far… 30 weeks in…

I thought it was about time for some TOTALS: Since the start of the year (30 weeks)… I’ve: Run 560 miles (19 miles a week) Run almost 100 times (98 – 3 times a week)… Cycled 128 miles (4 miles … Continue reading

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Garmin 610… what you can do with it. :-)

garmin610 A friend of mine has just been fortunate enough to buy herself a Garmin 610 – welcome to the club!  🙂 I love my Garmin 610 and since getting my first Garmin (405) in 2008 I’ve got to grips … Continue reading

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My Women’s 10k Pacing Results

Well… I paced at the Women’s 10k yesterday and had the job o trying to run as steady a pace as possible and finishing in 50 minutes. Here’s the link to my Garmin details: Women’s 10k 2012, Pace Maker 50 … Continue reading

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Going Bananas?

The expression ‘Going Bananas’… comes from the effects bananas have on the brain (see below how).  Whatever you do, don’t put bananas in the fridge as the skin will go black! Bananas provide good energy and plenty more… below details … Continue reading

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A change in direction for me

Here goes… I’m going to change direction a little bit and thought I’d write down a few of the reasons for this change and let you know what I’m thinking. Here were my plans for the training for the Highland … Continue reading

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