Tag Archives: Exeter

Trying to get back on it!

The running has dropped off to a trickle of late.This is not good enough, not when I have big plans next year, big, big big plans that training for needs to start NOW! So this week I have tried to … Continue reading

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Green Circle Trial run

At the end of the month I am running the Green Circle with other club members. Here is a bit about it A new event for 2017 will see teams self navigate themselves around the Exeter Green Circle, following only … Continue reading

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Killerton parkrun V Exeter Riverside parkrun

Today was the inaugural Exeter Riverside parkrun. It is equal distance away from us, as Killerton is and with the lure of the word FLAT Madam and I decided to check it out. We met with some club members and … Continue reading

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Birthday weekend

Yesterday was Madam’s 12th birthday, she opted to stay home and leave me to do parkrun solo. As I stood waiting for the start it occurred to me that it was almost exactly 12 years ago to the minute that … Continue reading

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Ignoring all sensible options and the weather forecast, I got up at 6 am, consumed porridge and headed out to run 2 hours on the Exe Estuary Trail. This week I tried a new technique. No I still had to … Continue reading

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Hill Training

The training plan called for hills on Tuesday. Every run here in Devon is a hill session but this would be the first time I set out to do a hill workout. The plan called for up hill for two minutes, then … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

Originally I wanted to walk from Branscombe to Beer today to have lunch as hubby’s Father’s Day treat. Admittedly this is more my idea of a treat than his, but hey I was the organiser for this family trip. However … 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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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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Double Adventure

My adventures today came in two parts. The first was my first early hours run around the village. Fortunately there are street lights but as it’s not a big place the route is limited! I ran up every street even if … Continue reading

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