Category Archives: Marathons

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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Social Media is dangerous

FACT Dangerous for my health, my feet, my washing machine and my bank balance. I have spent sometime this afternoon going through my blog checking the ‘events’ I have completed this year. Now bare in mind, historically I would enter … Continue reading

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Exercising my perogative

After last weeks 50k, which I surprisingly enjoyed immensely. My thoughts turned to the next planned Ultra in September. I was still up for it until about Wednesday.  The old body had recovered well so it wasn’t that, that changed … Continue reading

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