Category Archives: Remarkable

“Killer”, 12 miles. Welcome to Leeds

This blog was first published on 5 December 2013 as part of the series “7 Days, 7 Runners” by Paul at http://iplodded.blogspot.co.uk/ (twitter: @-plodded)   In my running log, my favourite run is called “Killer”, and it is 12 miles … Continue reading

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Take your body – and spirit – off-road

  “That’s why I’m a nervous wreck when it comes to off-road running!” So had said someone I think highly of, upon seeing a picture of my swollen ankle after a trip in the woods. I will now be unable to run for … Continue reading

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And now for something completely positive

I’ve been a bit of a miserable bugger of late. With some justification maybe:  not just at the loss of my Autumn Marathon but more at the nature of it, which I still haven’t come to terms with. But, you … 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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Meandering on New Year’s Eve

During a New Year’s Eve run my mind wandered over these topics, taking stock. This is how I run. On “Planet John” each is distilled into a 140-character nugget to be recognised, favourited, retweeted:  however in the real world I … Continue reading

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A remarkable thing

If you catch a falling leaf before it touches the ground, you can make a wish.  If you give it to someone else without making your own wish, the magic is even stronger. Almost exactly two years ago something happened … Continue reading

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