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Umborne Ug Second Edition

Umborne is a little village in East Devon located deep within one of the many mountain ranges we have here. In June 2014 I did my first Unborne Ug, you can read about that here, last night I did my … Continue reading

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Darn (or insert your own expletive here) pebbles

New Years Eve I did Seaton parkrun without my Garmin and was thrilled to bag a PB and a fairly ‘good for Shaz’ time. A week later I went back full of confidence, had what I thought was a good … Continue reading

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Templer Ten Number Two

Sunday morning in balmy 2 degree temperatures I arrived at Stover School in South Devon to take part in the Templar Ten for the second time. Want to read about attempt one? Then click here It was a chilly wait … Continue reading

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The Great West Run Part Three.

The runs I have done since VLM, have been just that, runs, not races I like to refer to them as events, more challenges to my mind and body. Today however was a race. The third time of doing The Great … Continue reading

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Still running

Yes I am still running, but ramping up the miles means less time to blog! Last week saw me take the training plan shred it in to four pieces and put back together again! Not such much as adjusting more … Continue reading

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Goodbye 45-49 age category

Today was my last parkrun running in the old lady category, next week I move up in to the very old lady category! It was a dismal, dreary morning but this did not deter us hardened 5k runners.  I wore … Continue reading

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Race Day

Today was the event I was meant to race! Exeter’s First Chance 10k, last summer I did pretty much the same route and romped round with a massive PB. The aim was for another PB but I knew this was unlikely … Continue reading

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Short and not so sweet

  In ten days I have a 10k race in Exeter that I would like to PB in. Trouble is I have done little (ok read none) speed work in preparation. With trepidation and dread I decided on a tempo session … Continue reading

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Happiest times two

Last night I painted my toe nails, go faster gold, packed my bag, laid out my clothes (including baggy non chaffing knickers), charged my Garmins (yes that’s and another story for another blog) and set my alarm for very nasty … Continue reading

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Headline News

On returning from our holiday I discovered I had made the headlines in our local (ok its free) newspaper. In fact I guess it was good that I was away when it was published or I am sure the paparazzi … Continue reading

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