Tag Archives: running club

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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27 June 2015

Yesterday was the Blackdown Beauty put on by the running club. I did not bother washing my trainers, the entry fee is reasonable and goes to charity, there is no number (other than the emergency contact one), no timing, no … 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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This morning as I pulled a clean pair of jeans on, something fell out the bottom on to the carpet. That’s odd I thought to see a wood louse this time of year and in my wardrobe. I bent down … Continue reading

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Listening to the Doctor or not!

It amazes me that I can run a half marathon, be fine, drive two hours home, be fine, take my trainers off ……. and oh my goodness what is that? A blister like no other I have had before, a … 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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Three Things

I cycled 11.5 miles before work I ran 6 miles with running club after work Saw this hairy fella at the beach yesterday Is that it I hear you cry? Its the 16th day of June what do you expect?

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They say things come in threes. Run one-Monday night with the club, when we went up, along and then down, which is an improvement on the normal up, up and more up. We were all particularly excited to be passed … Continue reading

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Club Runs

Monday and Wednesday nights are club runs nights. During the winter these used to be around town, up and down hills, round the housing estates. Things changed after the clocks sprang forward. Now we meet at a disclosed location out-of-town … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Indecision

After a morning of anxiety and indecision, I arrived at the meeting point for a club long run off road. Anxious as I have not run long with anyone for a long time and indecisive as really did not know … Continue reading

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