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Charmouth Challenge

Last Saturday afternoon I did the Charmouth Challenge. This event has been on my radar for a long while. I avoided it previously due to the fact it is billed as a ‘Fell Race’. To me this meant I had … Continue reading

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A Flurry of Activity

Hubby is many things, some printable here, others not! Active though is not one word anyone including himself would use to describe himself. I used to try to get him ‘ out there’ doing things like walking and cycling (did not … Continue reading

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Family Day

Sunday was earmarked for family time. With athletic events (madam’s), running (me) and hubby’s interests we don’t spend much time together the three of us. As Madam and I had been away the previous weekend, it was time to make … Continue reading

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The day started with the dreaded interval session. This was a hardcore session for a number of reasons:- 1⃣The weather was yucky 2⃣I had madam with me 3⃣Madam has long lean legs, that go fast- I don’t 4⃣It was bin … Continue reading

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Madam has been in London this week on a school trip, hubby and I have had a lovely week, quiet too. Monday Club run:- this was the first one I have not enjoyed, my legs were. still tired from the … Continue reading

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Last Night

This is the last night of operation ‘Make the Most of the week as Madam is away’ tomorrow I return to Essex to collect her and all her dirty laundry (she has been on a weeks residential with her old … Continue reading

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Todays blog is dedicated to Madam. Madam who got a PB at her parkrun yesterday beating her previous time by an amazing 78 seconds which shows running without her mum and in converse trainers (having left her running trainers at school) … Continue reading

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Last long one before which I should have taken Imodium!

I really don’t like loosing an hour as seem to spend the entire day chasing my tail playing catch up, today was no different. I was up early (old time) due to a dodgy tummy, but hoped this was a … Continue reading

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10 days to go

The sun broke through the clouds this afternoon and I thought once I get off this phone I am going out for a run. However the call lasted for the next hour and the run was post phoned till after … Continue reading

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