Category Archives: parkrun

Shall I, shan’t I

With the slightly hugely disastrous Ex to Axe my thoughts have turned to the Jurassic 100k which is far too near for my liking. The internal arguments started about whether I should partake or not of this little adventure. 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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A New Parkrun

We have been in Devon for four years now. When we lived in Essex our nearest parkrun was Cambridge (45 minutes drive) or Southend (35 minutes drive), I made it to Southend once, and never to Cambridge, just a bit … Continue reading

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Tourism

This week was half term and has been filled with all things touristy. Sunday and Monday I had visitors from Essex and visited the Exeter Underground passages and the Cathedral (shelving the walk in the woods plan due to rubbish … Continue reading

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Its all about the pace

My success with VLM this year (by success I mean I enjoyed the marathon, avoided the wall and got to the end without hating everystep!) came about largely to me controlling the pace. With the GWR (Great West Run) looming … Continue reading

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Something Wild Dartmoor 10k

Three runs in two days makes for a tired Shaz. Yesterday saw me back at Exeter parkrun, where I managed to get a PB! 30 seconds off my best time at this parkrun. It was nice to slay those demons … Continue reading

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