Monthly Archives: May 2013

Week 19 = 18 to go! Half time, change ends, cup of tea

Well. This has been a memorable week; and some of it for good reasons. But as the running community goes about its races in Windsor and London and Manchester and (especially, I still fancy this one) the Edinburgh Marathon, they … Continue reading

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Week 17: Pace-not-Race (and speaking of… well, you know, awkward things)

[Updated 14-May… but you’ll have to read down to find out…] This is effectively a post-script to last night’s eve-of-race musings: but I can at least now include the totals for this week (if I had included today’s 13.1 in … Continue reading

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From “DNF” to a Half-Marathon (and 10 marvels of a runner’s body)

A close friend of mine is struggling at the moment, recovering only slowly from a broken femur following a skiing fall. I have said “Don’t worry, keep going, it will improve in small steps: don’t compare what you could do … Continue reading

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Week 15: Perspective

It’s been a couple of weeks since I updated this blog, and even that was under Fundraising rather than the main heading. There have been a couple of reasons I have stalled:- The Boston Marathon bombing threw me. It took … Continue reading

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