Tag Archives: Mud

Dursley Dozen the second edition

Last Sunday I travelled north up the M5 to partake in a 12 mile run up and down and up and down and up and down the countryside around Dursley. Unlike the year before when the weather was dull and … Continue reading

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Doynton Hard Half Third Edition

Sunday morning I headed up the M5 in the pouring rain, the Norther I went the colder it got. I left Devon with a balmy 8 degrees and arrived in Doynton just over 90 minutes later in a flipping cold … Continue reading

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Dursley dozen

When I first moved to Devon I did a half marathon in the New Forest. The 13.1 miles were described as flat. I was not impressed when that was a big fat lie (press here to read about it) I … Continue reading

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Runners High

Last Sunday I could not sleep. I was buzzing after The Grizzly. The caffeine gels kicked in and I just could not switch off. Other contributing factors might well have been hubby’s snoring and a blister on my bunion the … Continue reading

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From Hero to Zero and back again-what a week!

Last Monday I ran 7 miles and then did the Metafit class. Oh boy I was feeling hardcore. Not bad for a fifty year old I thought. Mmmmm hold that thought Disaster struck. It was a combination of things the … Continue reading

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Grizzly Panic

The Grizzly is on the 13 March, that is 3 weeks away, the VLM is in the 24 April, that is ***** weeks away, lets not go there. They are coming round all too soon. This weeks training has been … Continue reading

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Doynton Hard Half Marathon-Part Two

Why did I enter a half marathon with the word ‘hard’ in the title? This question popped in to my head frequently during yesterdays run. The reasons were as follows.. I wanted to do a trail half, never done one … Continue reading

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