Snakes and Ladders

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  Too many snakes I was nearly there. After patiently doing the rehab, I had built up gently running 1 mile, then 2 miles, then 3 miles. Saturday I ran/walked 9 leisurely miles and didnt feel any worse. Monday evening after work I set out to do 5 miles. The first 2 miles felt great, […]

Going Nowhere Fast

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Thus spake the man who has just been doing intervals running on the spot on the trampette 🙂 For folks of a certain age, the trampette will be remembered as that little bouncy thing you jumped on in PE class before *vaulting elegantly/getting stuck halfway/ landing on your head ( *delete as appropriate) over the […]

Oh Flax! Ouch. Grumble. Mutter.

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That’s the thing about being a glass half empty sort of person – while running is not really an enjoyable experience,  NOT running is an even worse experience. I am injured. Nothing serious, but bad enough that I am NOT running. My Achilles and its eponymous niggle has flared up again. I have had this […]