Tag Archives: cold

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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Wk21 – 5.1M Queens Park

I had a nice wee 2 rest days on Sunday Monday.  Sunday was the usual, teach swimming etc and Monday was the bank holiday, so I decided it would be good to take a break from running and have a … Continue reading

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Listening to my body

So this week was week 1 of training for the Clyde Stride Ultramarathon . I had 4 runs planned: a 4.3 mile steady run, an 8 mile easy run, an 8 mile speed workout and a 20 mile long run along … Continue reading

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Wk12 – 4.3M Maxwell Park run with a cold

Wednesday morning and I had a 10k (time trial) in my training plan, but in the back of my mind with me getting over this cold, I knew I wasn’t going to do a time trial of any sorts.  With two … Continue reading

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Wk11 – 4.3M Maxwell Park run

Wednesday morning.  I took a rest day on Monday and didn’t do an early morning easy run on Tuesday morning so I decided I would definately do it on Wednesday morning. My usual 4.3 mile route up to Maxwell Park … Continue reading

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Wk11 – Double Spinfit

Tuesday night was spinfit night: double spinfit.  2 x 45 mins with the lovely and funny Helen. After work I really wasn’t fancying it, but I’m glad I went as I got a good workout.  Spinning like that, high intensity … Continue reading

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Wk10 – 7.1M Tempo with challenges!

Wednesday morning and I was determined to get out of bed for an early 7 mile run. It was meant to be a tempo run…and it kind of worked out that way, but I didn’t enjoy it too much as … Continue reading

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