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Beautiful day

Wasn’t the weather amazing today? I did my long run before lunch and set off wearing my fleece jacket…well that stayed on for about 5 minutes then spent the rest of the time tied round my waist! It was my … Continue reading

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Nutrition

…hang on while I get a cup of tea… Sadly the KitKat Chunky Nutrition Plan has come to an end (somebody has eaten them all, no idea who, ahem) but I’m pleased to announce it has been replaced with the Cadbury’s … Continue reading

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I do run run run, I do run run!

Training schedule for today suggested an 8 mile run. My legs suggested we watch a DVD, especially as it was windy and rainy out, and it would be far nicer to sit indoors and eat Mini Eggs. I suggested they … Continue reading

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The Marathon

So then, The Marathon. 26.2 miles. Well, straightaway we can use some sneaky statistics to get that down a bit. Let’s round it down to 26 miles…and then why not round that down to a good solid 25. Then we can … Continue reading

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Hills and things

I have discovered an unexpected side effect to running – it makes my legs fidget when I’m sat down for more than a couple of minutes. It’s to do with my calf muscles but I have no idea why. I … Continue reading

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Something about going for a walk

Guess what I did today? I went for a walk, on a winters day (can you name that song in one?) It was lovely – my official training for today was a 90 minute ramble so I walked the 7 … Continue reading

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23 minutes

I asked my husband earlier how long he thought my timed 2 mile run would have taken me this morning. His slightly optimistic answer was 12 minutes. I fell about laughing, so he upped his guess to 15 minutes, then … Continue reading

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