A different kind of training

One of the things I have agreed to take part in during 2018 is The Three Peaks Challenge. This involves climbing the tallest mountains in England (Scafell Pike), Scotland (Ben Nevis) and Wales (Snowdon).  But here’s the kicker: you have to do it all in twenty four hours.  Why would anyone want to do this? […]

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Mid-week run

Today’s session was another chilled out run with RB2 (running buddy number 2) and it was very welcome since I skipped the gym yesterday after a tiring day at work. (RB1 is still around and is doing the Farnborough Winter Half Marathon with me.)  I say it was chilled because my music, which normally involves […]

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Successes in 2017

I said I would post more often, and not leave it another several weeks again.  But then it was all work-stress, preparation for Christmas, getting sick, etc. etc. I haven’t even run in my new minimalist shoes. (I know!) When you’re busy, it’s just easier to stick with what you know, I suppose, and what […]

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Minimalist Shoes

Two years ago, I hadn’t heard of the barefoot running craze. Every article about running that I read seemed to have the same piece of advice: get a decent pair of shoes. If you have to economise, make sure that it isn’t on your shoes. I eventually got my gait analysed and bought a heavily […]

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