Tag Archives: VLM

It’s all about the long run

Yesterday a running friend asked how long I needed to run today, when I told her she said ‘don’t you just hate waking up on a Sunday?’  Fortunately for me the answer is no! I think because the first time I … Continue reading

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Dare I Say?

Eleven years ago I ran my first marathon, a year and a half after taking up running. I got this book out of the library (pre Google days!) after reading it I entered London, then it was FLM. I failed … Continue reading

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Planning

Last week on a rare free from running evening I spent some time perusing the Internet, sending documents to the printer, high lighting text, counting weeks, annotating, reading and researching.  Usually I find a marathon training plan I like the … Continue reading

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Oh Dear

After a hectic week at work I find myself on the couch, feet up reading my latest edition of Runner’s World Magazine. I came across an article entitled ‘The Marathon often has the last word’, within this article it stated … Continue reading

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VLM

Last year I ran VLM (Virgin London Marathon) and after collapsing through the door after the 3 hour car drive home I declared to hubby ‘a la Steve Redgrave’ if I was to mention entering London again, he was to shoot … Continue reading

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What the difference a day makes!

Much has been blogged already about the horrific events at the Boston marathon, all of them much better than I could ever do (here are some:- another mother runner,              two princessesontherun and PaulKrunner  don’t go to any with out tissues!) So I wont even try … Continue reading

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Last long one before which I should have taken Imodium!

I really don’t like loosing an hour as seem to spend the entire day chasing my tail playing catch up, today was no different. I was up early (old time) due to a dodgy tummy, but hoped this was a … Continue reading

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Photorun: Exeter Quay

I got the idea for todays run from redhenrun who did a photorun around Shannon Harbour and posted some great pics. Todays schedule called for an easy 6 miles and as I had a day off and wanted to go to Exeter, I … Continue reading

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Cake and cold hills

This morning I made these And these And these ALL BEFORE 8:15 am! Madam was on the cake stall at the school spring bizarre! Tonight was the Women on the Run group only 8 of us braved the weather and … Continue reading

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Organisation skills-zero

I completely forgot that tonight was competition night for madam at Harriers until we were on our way there. Fortunately I had the extra money on me to pay, but that was more by luck than judgement. Last week I … Continue reading

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