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Wk46 – 4.3M Maxwell Park

After my long run on Saturday I felt pretty good.  On Sunday I wasn’t sore, apart from a little niggle on the top of my right foot where I went over my ankle. I’ve managed somehow to slightly strain the … Continue reading

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Running in the dark

The arrival of winter, especially once the clocks go back on the last Sunday in October, can be bad news for runners. The rigorous training regime you established during the summer becomes a distant memory as the cold, wet weather … Continue reading

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Wk43 – 5.1M Queens Park

I’d been looking forward to my planned training for Thursday night all day:  a 5 mile run and 45 minutes of Kettlebells. Then as usual, at about 4:45pm, my enthusiasm for the impending exercise waned a little and I had … Continue reading

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Wk41 – 10.5M with Gemma P

Wednesday night and I’d arranged to meet my good friend Gemma for a run.  She said we could do about 6 miles, maybe more. We left from hers and ran her route – so a new route for me this … Continue reading

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Wk41 – 6.5M Nithsdale

Quote of the day: “The best part of a run? The birds chirping, the awesome air, and the fact that a lot of people are still sleeping.  The worst? The first couple of steps.  Just getting the creaks out.”  Summer … Continue reading

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Wk39 – 5M Winter Series wi Gill

Thursday morning and I was up early to meet Gill at Bella for our early morning 5 mile run. The weather wasn’t too bad, but rain was forecast and it kept threatening.  At one point running along Dumbreck Road at … Continue reading

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Wk21 – 5M Pollock Park wi Gill

Thursday morning and after my 10 miles the night before… I wasn’t sure how I’d feel today, but I was ok.  Up and at Bella for 630am to meet Gill. Gill had a cold last week so she wasn’t expecting … Continue reading

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