Tag Archives: hills

Let Grizzly Training Commence

Sunday training for my next event started. It is not till March but this time I want to do it well so time for serious training. The Grizzly includes hills, beach running and lots of mud, the only way to crack it … Continue reading

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One day summer

Summer has been slow in arriving here in the UK so when Friday came and had clear blue skies with sunshine, no prizes for guessing what I did!                      It was the most amazing run, breath … Continue reading

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A tough one

Juneathon Activity Day 8 45 second plank 5 mile horrendously tough run in the Devon countryside, i probably walked over one mile of it, the hills were small mountains. When you start at the bottom and get these views you … Continue reading

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A brief update, as I am attempting to write this on my phone, sat in the car whilst Madam is at training. It could all go horribly wrong. (Phil please can I be excused any typo’s and grammar errors just … Continue reading

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The Grizzly

The day dawned. The leg felt stiff but the Achilles fine, a quick massage on the start line fixed that and I was raring to go. (well almost) The running club was very well represented and it was great to … Continue reading

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Yesterday I did The Beast, this is the winter cousin of the Beauty I did last June. (you can read about that here) The idea is the same :- self navigation, hills, pub stops, social run, no timing involved, mud … Continue reading

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Oh My Obelisk

Oh my what a beauty This morning we headed to Dawlish to partake in an event, using it as a training run for the Grizzly on the 1st March. (Those in the UK will know Dawlish for its disappearing train … Continue reading

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Actively seeking my fitness level

Yes this week I have been looking for my fitness level….. Saturday I thought I would find it at Killerton parkrun, but it remained elusive on that 5k, the PB I hoped to get refused to show itself staying hidden in the … Continue reading

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Just when I thought a club run could not throw up any more surprises, last night it did! There we were basking in a drier underfoot run, on a mild evening, when the cows on the other side of the … Continue reading

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Killerton parkrun x 4

Sunday is LSR day, but tomorrow I will be at an athletic track with Madam for most of the day so the LSR will not happen. Time for the flexible plan. LSR moved to today. 14 miles covered by Parkrun … Continue reading

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