Category Archives: Run

Marathon Playlist

I was hoping to get a good 4 hour playlist for my marathon together… but the good songs spilled over, and I ended up with over 5 hours worth… and here it is (in no particular order – it will be … Continue reading

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Helping Janice PB her 10k

Today, at the Jimmy Irvine 10k at Bellahouston, I was fortunate to be able to help another runner achieve a massive PB over over 3 minutes overall and a 6 minute PB on the course. 🙂 Results here / Janice’s Fundraising … Continue reading

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Run Stronger, Get Faster – Training Plans

I get a lot of queries from people who want to get faster. If you know me, you’ll know that getting faster isn’t necessarily a focus of mine, but I’ve done it and more importantly, I know how to help … Continue reading

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10 Lessons Running Teaches You About Life

Reblogged from here, I thought this was really good: The Daily Runner 1. When things get tough, just keep going. When most people encounter a rough patch, they quit.  The truly successful people in the world keep going no matter … Continue reading

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Video evidence… Great Scottish Run 2013

There was a bit of a big hoo hah made this year… about how the Great Scottish Run would be on TV – BBC2 Sport coverage (you can see it here on iPlayer up to 13th Oct, if you  missed … Continue reading

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I’m going to be a pacer again at the GSR!

I got the great news today that I’m going to be a pacer again at the Great Scottish Run this year.  This time I’ll be doing it at the 10k, and I’ll be running it / pacing it in 55 … Continue reading

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Ready to run my 26.2 miles…

I’m ready to run my 26.2 miles: my Glasgow Marathon. I’ve had a build up of around 8-10 weeks of increasing my mileage with a taper week this week (with only one 7 mile run!) Here’s the route I plan … Continue reading

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Why run?

Running can help you feel great, lose weight, look good, achieve goals, boost your confidence and give you energy. Apart from making you look and feel fantastic, running can massively improve your health.  Studies have shown that 80% of adults … Continue reading

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Wk30 – Run day: 2 very different runs

Tonight the plan was, after work, run to Bella (possibly in the rain which was forecast)… do some speedwork and get to Bella for 18:15 in time for Spinfit to see if there were any spare Spin bikes. There ended … Continue reading

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Wk29 – 15.35M sort of by mistake

As you know from my last post… I planned to get up early (5:30am, to be out the door for 5:45am) this morning.  I did it.  I dragged myself out of bed and got out the door and started my … Continue reading

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