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July 4th 2019, Independence Day and my American boss phoned to say my corporate role was being made redundant. Was I sad? No I was dancing on the desk and filled with excitement and a sense of adventure and up … Continue reading
Sunday 27th July 2014, that was the date engraved on my mind for many a month, as it was the date I was to compete in The Outlaw Triathlon in Nottingham. It all came about in one of those casual … Continue reading
Well after a day of panic yesterday where my throat was sore, I dosed myself up on a special cough lemsip and gargled with Tcp and this morning my throat seems much better. I’m going try and take if easy … Continue reading
I thought I’d do a quick final 2.5 miles to keep everything ticking over. I gingerly set off hoping not to pull anything. However if anything was worrying it was that my throat felt sore. The run was ok and … Continue reading
The last trip to see Liz the most important person in my marathon campaign before the race. Liz administered some important treatment to my hamstrings, quads, adductors, and knees.
Well with a week to go it was time for another taper run. I decided on driving to Sonning and a scenic run along the Thames. The temperature was 22.5 C and so I thought it might help train me … Continue reading
Thursday and another quick 6 before work. This was a great run and restored my confidence a lot. My body felt pretty good. I had been to see my physio Liz on the Tuesday and she’d spent 45 minutes trying … Continue reading
After Fridays disastrous run and now definitely into my taper period it was time to don my running shoes again. I had a nice early morning jog before work to Shinfield and back. I felt much more refreshed and enjoyed … Continue reading
As an April Fool I chose to run home from work on a Friday night of a demanding week at work instead of running fresh on the weekend. It was a very difficult run and I think many things were … Continue reading
A good training session at RRR where we did various laps of the running track.