Tag Archives: The Grizzly

It was going so well!

On the 10th of March I ran The Grizzly. This is a local event 20 ish miles of hills, bogs and pebble beaches. It is extremely popular and people travel from all over to partake. Before the day I was … Continue reading

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Glimmers of light at the end of the tunnel

Glimmer number One Monday I went see the physio and he agreed with me that the leg was a lot better. He saw no reason why I could not run The Grizzly which is this weekend. He advised me to … Continue reading

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I don’t like Mondays

I particularly don’t like Mondays after a week off, going back to work was not pleasant this week, but then rarely is. However it was going to get worse! Lunch time I had a physio appointment, more heat, more massage, … Continue reading

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Too many miles?

This week was half term, it soon became apparent that I would spend my week taxi-ing Madam to various meeting points with friends so I decided early on to do as much running as I could. By Friday I learnt … 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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Juggling

The plan this week said Monday-Metafit Tuesday-1m warm up, 12 x 400m fast, 12 x 200m slow, 1m cool down Wednesday-10 miles Thursday- 1 m warm up, 3 miles 27 mins, 1 mile cool down Friday-Rest Saturday-Parkrun Sunday-13 miles off … Continue reading

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