Author Archives: shazruns

About shazruns

I have been running since 2004 when I decided to do the Race for Life, as a close friend was terminally ill with cancer. Following that I did a couple of 10km at Leeds castle and Sandringham. Then in 2005 ran my first London marathon, then another in 2007 in blistering temperatures. I have entered the London marathon every year since but have been rejected, am now find maintaining my fitness & motivation hard, so when the email came through about Janathon I thought why not! Am hoping this helps with fitness, motivation and weight loss!! Wish me luck!

Mmm whats better?

26.2 miles of 5441ft of up down, down up, up down, up down or and repeat (Tsunami marathon elevation) OR or 26.2 miles of 5,256ft with a little up then some nice flattish miles before hitting a 4 mile hill … Continue reading

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Catch up

Grab a cup of tea and a large packet of digestives this is a catch up post as I seem to have been missing in action for the whole of June! Where did that month go? I might not have … Continue reading

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Too Much

I have a tendency to try and do everything, after all why not cram everyday full and run around like a headless chicken? I come by this tendency honestly from female relic but now am at an age (maybe growing … Continue reading

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365 Days Lovelier

Yes, it is official I am 365 days lovelier, well according to this birthday card I am.   To celebrate this momentous occasion hubby and I took the day off work and headed to South Devon and a place called … Continue reading

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Adaptation of a runner.

14 years ago when I started this running lark I used to run in the afternoon when hubby got in from work. These started off as brief outings so no planning involved, out the door for half an hour try … Continue reading

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Road trip planned

Recently I wrote about needing a focus (here in case you missed that exciting post). In 2017 I had 100k run as a focus, in 2016 it was VLM and my first Ultra. 2018 I have been aimless and running … Continue reading

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Underwear

With myself recently returning to work and out of the house, hubby has started to assist me with the laundry duties. By assist I mean he takes the wet washing from the machine and hangs it on the drying rack, … Continue reading

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