Tag Archives: winter

New winter jacket

I’ve been looking for a winter (puff) jacket for a while now…and today I went to Ellis Bingham at Braehead to see what they had on offer.  I tried on a few and finally settled on this little baby:   … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts

After my run this morning, I had quite few thoughts for Thursday. 1.     It seems that Spring has finally sprung! I haven’t run in the morning for over two weeks (due to my cold and forced rest)… and this morning … Continue reading

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Wk4 – 5M Winter Series wi Gill

Monday morning and I really struggled to get up to go for a run this morning.  It’s lucky I was meeting Gill or I would have probably given it a miss!  I woke at 2am, couldn’t sleep, then started to … Continue reading

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Wk52 – 6M loop de loop then lower weights

Thursday morning, 3 days before the end of 2011 and I went to Bella. Last minute I’d arranged to run 6 miles with Twinkle Toes and Cat. I was going to give blood this morning but I realised that as … Continue reading

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Winter Strength Workout Challenge

Following my Winter Ultra Run Challenge,  (here is how I did)  I thought I’d change direction a bit for December and give my body a bit of a rest from long distance running. It’s sort of to do with the … Continue reading

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Wk49 – 8k progressive treadmill speedwork

Monday morning and there was no way I was letting the first snow of this Winter put me off getting a run in this morning.  I think my legs were still a little tired after the long walk on Saturday, but … Continue reading

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Wk48 – Early morning Icy run after being stood up by Paul!

Friday morning and I’d arranged to meet Paul at Bella at 6:30am then run 6 miles around a route we’d done once before together.  The last time I attempted the route I ended up double backing on myself, so I was … Continue reading

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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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5 mile Winter route from Bella

Gill and I need a new 5 mile route from Bellahouston which doesn’t go through any parks, and is well lit for our weekly 5 mile runs… I’ve come up with this one and will try it with her tomorrow: … Continue reading

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