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1,000 days off the booze!

Today is the 1,000th consecutive day that I’ve been off alcohol! (2 and 3/4 years) It has now become very easy to keep alcohol out of my life, and although I don’t think that everyone should cut out alcohol, I’m pleased that I’ve managed … Continue reading

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This runner was in the Sun…

I forgot to mention – when I was away in Chicago, apparently I was made famous by getting my picture in the Sun newspaper!  Page 4 of the Great Scottish Run results.  😀  Hee hee hee!  😛 I remember the … Continue reading

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Full outfit for Chicago half marathon (& GSR)

All I seem to be doing this week is waiting to run and go on holiday and getting my ‘outfits’ ready. Not much training, I’m using the taper as an excise to ease off for a bit. 😉 Here is … Continue reading

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GSR Half Marathon Pace Calculator

 Great Scottish Run Half Marathon Pace Calculator I’m usually one for having a ‘pace strategy’ for races… I don’t tend to target a time, rather I see how my running has been in training and apply paces for mile splits … Continue reading

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Wk33 – 12.75M with Alan and Cris

Tuesday night and I’d arranged to run with Alan and Cris from work. Cris is a bit of a speed demon and Alan is experimenting with increasing his distances and pace…so tonight might be a bit more of a challenge … Continue reading

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7.6M Great Scottish Run Half M prep route

Here is the first of my preparation routes for the Great Scottish Run half marathon.  I conveniently live on a street which makes up part of the route, so I’ll be running from home and around part of the route … Continue reading

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