Category Archives: Marathons

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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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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The best thing after long run?

Is it when you get a PB Is it the lovely achy tired feeling Is it the guilt free cake consumption  Is it the new bling or tshirt Is it post run healthy glow Is it the sense of achievement  … Continue reading

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Salcombe Coastal Marathon-sort of

This week in the run up to the booked in marathon, I was full of doubts. I had not run since Saltmarsh75 (two weeks) and was wondering if I could remember how, irrational? yes maybe but factual. Maybe entering a … Continue reading

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Struck Down

Yes dear reader, since Saltmarsh75 I’ve been struck down by a strange affliction that can only be the lesser known “nodesiretorunitus”. The symptoms are Feeling no desire to run! Finding feeble excuses not to run which have included-it’s too windy … Continue reading

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Joining up the dots

Thursday was the last day of my Easter holidays. Granted I don’t go back to work till Tuesday, but hubby off Friday through Tuesday so this in my mind was my last day of freedom. The Teenager was given notice that … Continue reading

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Public Service Announcement 

It is possible to run 26 miles with your knickers on back to front, without any adverse effects. I’m thinking this might be the way forward! You are welcome!

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