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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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Wk29 – 11.7M Half Marathon training

Thursday night my new long run night and it went really well for me: another good practice at running (11.7 miles of) the Great Scottish Run half marathon route. The weather forecast in the morning was for rain overnight between … Continue reading

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Running in the rain anyone?

With Autumn just around the corner… well not really… but it seems to have been a bit of a wet Summer (and I got drenched last night on a run), I wanted to get some thoughts together on running in the … Continue reading

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Wk28 – 9.5M Half Marathon training then Basketball

Thursday night and I went home for Chicken Katsu… a lovely home made dish of breaded chicken with rice and chinese curry sauce on top. Yummy! I made sure I visited the loo, before going out for my run at … Continue reading

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Wk27 – 45 mins Bike Cruise Intervals

Monday morning… my second Monday morning in the gym on the bike.  Bike: 45 minutes, Level 10, Cruise Intervals 5 minute warm up (+80rpm) 7 x 4 mins (+90rpm) with 1 min rest (80rpm) 5 minute cool down I listened … Continue reading

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Wk26 – 11.8M Spin Step Ups

This morning I managed to get to the gym just after 630am for a bike workout.  It was pouring outside… proper Glasgow rain which has been promised to us for a while now… big low pressure will be hanging about … Continue reading

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Wk22 – 7.1M West End

Wednesday night after work and I’d plan to run straight from work for maybe an hour or so.  The waether had been heavy rain showers on and off all day, so I was hoping I would avoid any imminent shower. … Continue reading

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Wk20 – 9.1M Pollock Park wi Gill

On Wednesday of this week I was meant to do an 8 mile speed workout: 1 mile steady, 1 mile fast, but the 2500m swim on Tuesday night wiped me out. The whole of Wednesday I was knackered and the … Continue reading

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Wk20 – 4.3M Maxwell Park run in the rain

Back to a rainy Monday morning this week.  Watching the weather last night and it was just a torrent of water right across the West coast of Scotland.  I am back from my sunny holidays with a bump! I actually … Continue reading

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M74 run along the new motorway

It was wet and rainy when we got up today – the day of the run along the M74. A day before I’d been lying by the pool in 25’C heat relaxing in Portugal. We got in late and didn’t … Continue reading

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