Tag Archives: cold

The don’ts of winter running

How can I after 9 years of running be writing a post on what not to do when running in the winter based on mistakes I made today? You would have thought I would know by now, just backs up … Continue reading

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Time to Knuckle down

Yes its time to follow a training plan and chase that GFS (Good For Shaz) 5k time or in other words ‘Chase that Madam’. Running Buffet put me on to a 5k training plan he got it from here and I … Continue reading

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Far Far Away

What is that in the distance? Oh that’s right that is  madam. Yes, that was  how it was at Killerton parkrun yesterday. She was not to be seen. I had lent her my running socks, the magic ones, the ones with wings, … Continue reading

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Wednesday night

I received a text from the Women on the Run group on Monday informing me that tonight’s run would be starting not at our usual car park but a different one in a different village. This caused me to panic … Continue reading

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Looking forward part 2

If you put in to google ‘Virgin London Marathon 2013 Slow’ A friend back in Essex who gained a VLM place this year through the ballot and the reject rule (both being gutted last year when 3 members of staff … Continue reading

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Cross Country times Three

After a morning of cleaning, dusting, sweeping in preparation for new carpet tomorrow Madam and I went for a walk. We took the long (2.2 miles) cross-country route to the post office, the carrot for madam being able to see … Continue reading

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Icicles and Ikea

Good Friday saw me slide out the front door at 7:15 a.m, the sun was shining, it was a beautiful morning but yes it was cold. A tempo run, not my favourite session, it’s just too much like hard work. … Continue reading

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Photorun: Exeter Quay

I got the idea for todays run from redhenrun who did a photorun around Shannon Harbour and posted some great pics. Todays schedule called for an easy 6 miles and as I had a day off and wanted to go to Exeter, I … Continue reading

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Organisation skills-zero

I completely forgot that tonight was competition night for madam at Harriers until we were on our way there. Fortunately I had the extra money on me to pay, but that was more by luck than judgement. Last week I … Continue reading

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Inaugural run with Mrs Garmin

After last weeks awful long run I thought of a cunning plan for this weeks long run. I planned to drive to Exeter and run along the river there. However this cunning plan had to be changed due to torrential rain the past … Continue reading

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