Don’t Panic!!!!

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The plan had been to run the Boston marathon, do well, come home energised and then straight back into training for the West Highland Way race by doing the 53 mile Highland Fling race. Things didnt quite work out like that.  My race didnt go to plan, the bombs went off, and I picked up […]

Marching on relentlessly

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March has arrived and suddenly it feels like we have moved up a gear from the comfort of winter training. Ok comfort is maybe a strange word to use when you are running in the rain, snow and wind, but there is a comfort in the fact that the race season is far away and […]

WHW Training Tyndrum

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Tuesday was a day off work so Helen and I headed for the hills. We parked in Tyndrum and the ran from Tyndrum to just before Bein Glas farm at Inverarnan, before turning round and running all the way back. It was a cold but sunny day, perfect for being out on the Scottish hills. […]

Inversnaid to Dario’s post

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We had a day off today, so it seemed like a good idea to go and run this section of the West Highland Way. The weather was bright and clear so it was roof down on the car for the hour long drive to Inversnaid. Helen had been wanting to recce this before attempting the […]

Attack is the best form of defence

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That is January done and dusted with just over 200 miles, same mileage as December. Over the last couple of weeks I have noticed myself becoming fitter. I am generally feeling better and I am managing to complete my workouts better. I have noticed that I am also running defensively less often and beginning to […]