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!

I’m outta here

Well it has been ages since I have blogged. Not really sure why I’ve stopped, I’m still running, still racing, still lolloping over the Devon countryside but just don’t have the inclination to tap out a tale on the keyboard. … Continue reading

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Two cracking runs in South Devon taking in the South West Coast path, two first in age places!

Race The Tide This run was a billed as a Long Marathon, I like that they warn you before you sign up rather than slip in three rude miles at the end which would guarantee me to throw my toys … Continue reading

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Hellstone Marathon

Yesterday I headed East to Dorset to partake in The Hellstone Marathon. This was a bit of a last minute entry for me, ideally I wanted to do the half but this was sadly sold out so I thought what … Continue reading

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It was going so well!

On the 10th of March I ran The Grizzly. This is a local event 20 ish miles of hills, bogs and pebble beaches. It is extremely popular and people travel from all over to partake. Before the day I was … Continue reading

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The New Job

Those of you who are regular readers will know that October 2017 I was made redundant from a job I had grown to love and had been in for 10 years. There followed 6 months of unemployment, hundreds of job … Continue reading

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The Plan for 2019 is………..

After great deliberation, much googling and head scratching I have decided that the plan for 2019 is to not have a plan! Each year I like something to aim for, to train for, it keeps me going, keeps me pounding … Continue reading

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DHHM- Edition 4

33 of us have attended each of DHHM we were told at the start line on Sunday. I spent the first five miles contemplating (oh and cursing) as to why we keep going back as I trudged up the hills … Continue reading

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