Category Archives: Devon

Glimmers of light at the end of the tunnel

Glimmer number One Monday I went see the physio and he agreed with me that the leg was a lot better. He saw no reason why I could not run The Grizzly which is this weekend. He advised me to … Continue reading

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Looking for the silver lining

My week started with a trip to the physio. He inflicted copious amounts of pain on my body, mainly with his elbow¬†and then uttered the four letter word REST. I sought clarification, apparently this meant no running, no cycling, no … Continue reading

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I don’t like Mondays

I particularly don’t like Mondays after a week off, going back to work was not pleasant this week, but then rarely is. However it was going to get worse! Lunch time I had a physio appointment, more heat, more massage, … Continue reading

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Too many miles?

This week was half term, it soon became apparent that I would spend my week taxi-ing Madam to various meeting points with friends so I decided early on to do as much running as I could. By Friday I learnt … Continue reading

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Dursley dozen

When I first moved to Devon I did a half marathon in the New Forest. The 13.1 miles were described as flat. I was not impressed when that was a big fat lie (press here to read about it) I … Continue reading

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Rollercoaster

Now I love a Rollercoaster. Oh except The Kraken at Sea World Florida, my first and last feet dangling Rollercoaster once was enough, then I made big Madam at 11 years go on it on her own, great parenting! Then … Continue reading

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Darn (or insert your own expletive here) pebbles

New Years Eve I did Seaton parkrun without my Garmin and was thrilled to bag a PB and a fairly ‘good for Shaz’ time. A week later I went back full of confidence, had what I thought was a good … Continue reading

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