Tag Archives: Jackie

I’ve entered the Barrathon!

I’ve entered the Barrathon! 13.1 miles around the Isle of Barra on the 30th of June. I have quite a few friends doing it, namely Rhona and her boyfriend Ewan (and a few others from Wick), and Jackie and a load of … Continue reading

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Wk1 – 40 minutes of hills then Bodypump Express

I had a rather optimistic 7 miles of hills planned this morning, but I arranged to run with Jackie before her body pump class, and as it was the first hill session of the year, I decided it would be … Continue reading

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Wk22 – 10.22M wi Jackie and Trish

Saturday morning and originally I had a 32 mile running in my training plan, but I was asked to cover swimming lessons from 8-10 on Saturday morning, so decided I would bring my short (15 mile) long run forward a … Continue reading

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Wk3 Training for 40 mile ultramarathon

Last week I managed to get all of my planned runs in ans especially enjoyed the long run on Saturday: Glasgow to Greenock.  This week is to be a quieter recovery week with less miles.  I feel fine after the … Continue reading

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Wk12 – Start of the West Highland Way

My friend Jackie and her family are walking the West Highland Way in the week running up to my marathon.  It means that she should get into Fort William the Saturday before the Lochaber Marathon.  They started out yesterday and … Continue reading

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W12 – 14M long run

I was looking forward to my long run this Saturday… shorter than normal it was planned to be 12 miles. I was running with my friend Jackie, who for a number of reasons I haven’t run with for ages. We … Continue reading

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Wk5 – 4.3M Maxwell Park run wi Jackie

I went on a nice wee run with Jackie Tuesday morning.  It was the only day she could do, so I moved the run from Monday morning to Tuesday.  She came along at just before 630 and I gave her … Continue reading

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Jackie – I salute you!

I noticed the other week how a person in my life has become a very influential person in helping me to progress with my running from only being able to run 20 minutes non stop, then up to 5ks, 10ks, … Continue reading

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Wk1 – 4.3M Hills then Circuits

It was a nice morning this Monday morning, cold and brisk, but nice. The sun had just risen as we started out on our hill runs around Bellahouston Park.  I ran with Jackie and my other friend, and aimed to … Continue reading

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Wk45 – long run and swim

Saturday morning … I planned a shortish 6 mile run… and ended up doing a little bit more.  I was going to run from Bella on a loop de loop into Pollock Park and back out.  I ended up running … Continue reading

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