Month: January 2019

Boston Marathon training week 5

January 30, 2019 0

It’s been cold the last week so there’s a lack of photos to accompany this week’s marathon training as I didn’t fancy stopping, or taking my gloves off. 11 more weeks training until the Boston (UK) marathon and this was planned to be the first week I do more than 40 miles of running As…

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Marathon Training – Week 4

January 22, 2019 0

Just a quick round up of week 4 of my training for the 2019 Boston (UK) Marathon As it traditional the starting Monday was a rest day. Did very little of anything which was nice Tuesday Tuesday was a fartlek like run into work. 4.8 miles with the some random intervals to the next crossing…

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Joining a running club

January 21, 2019 0

I had “Join a Running club” on my list of running things to do, and it seemed an easy one to tick off. So I started googling around for running clubs local to Beeston What I’m looking for To narrow it down I had a couple of things that I really wanted from a club:…

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Week 3 of Boston Marathon training

January 14, 2019 0

The next gripping instalment of my marathon training for the Boston Marathon in April 2019. Went into the week feeling pretty good, especially as Monday is a rest day just to make life easier. Goals for this week were to up the distance a little bit and bring in some cross training bits. Tuesday was…

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Second week of Boston Marathon training done

January 8, 2019 0

Didn’t write much about my first week of training as it was all a bit ad hoc around Christmas and family travelling. Nice run around the weal of Kent on Christmas morning was the highlight. Nice crunchy frozen mud and only saw one human over the 7 miles. So skipping straight into week 2 then.…

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Strange discovery during Meditation

January 4, 2019 0

As normal last night once the chores and cat trays were done I sat on my little cushion and started my normal 10 minutes of meditation before heading up to bed As is normal if I’ve been for a run that evening I change the crossing order of my legs about half way through (I’m…

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Just keep it going

January 3, 2019 0

2018 ended and 2019 started with one of those things runners love, a nice stinking cold. As much as I love my niece and nephew I think their present to me probably lasted longer than mine to them This one was a particular stinker which kept on moving around. Mostly above the neck so I…

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