Category Archives: parkrun

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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Change of plan

Today was the day I was meant to be running 55 miles to Babbacombe. Today was the day I was meant to be running a marathon to Babbacombe (having decided the former was not going to be possible) Today was … Continue reading

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Envy

Today I was envious. It hit me like a double decker bus! Wow. That got me to thinking…..oh dear. I realised then that envy occurs within many aspects of running Trainer envy:- I like to check out others trainers, especially … Continue reading

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Doubting Shaz

The Ultra is two weeks away! How did that happen? Saturday after parkrun I headed off to do my third Blackdown Beauty. For those of you who are new readers this is a social run, 18 miles (or 10) mostly … Continue reading

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Still running

Yes I am still running, but ramping up the miles means less time to blog! Last week saw me take the training plan shred it in to four pieces and put back together again! Not such much as adjusting more … Continue reading

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New Balance Kit Review

I am luck enough to receive the New Balance Weekly email. This email tells me of new products and ranges New Balance have released and is sent out by Lizzie at Gungho. Yes I knew about the fresh foam trainers … Continue reading

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