Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sunday supplement

Exactly seven days till the trail marathon. And it’s a tale of inaction and worry. Even thinking about it brings me out in a sweat. I’m panicking, and have even booked a physio session for Monday, in the hope that … Continue reading

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One week to go

It’s in just over a week’s time that the trail marathon is set to start. My calf muscle is in quite serious pain. I can’t run at the moment, and yet I walked up a Munro yesterday.

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Sunday supplement

Sunday comes around so quickly. And this one finds me nursing a belter of a hangover. There will be no exercise today. If the day dries up, as I dry up, then maybe some work on the car or in … Continue reading

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Ah, the smell of it!

Ever passed someone on the stairs and thought you might be overcome by a cloud of “Samsara”, or had to duck under an invisible cloud of asphyxiating “linx-upon-sweat”? Yep? A coat of olfactory primer masking something a little south of … Continue reading

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Finally, a long run!

It took me long enough, in every sense of the word. Just over three hours for 17 miles. I know it’s slow but its seven laps each with 50 metres up and 50 metres down, so that’s an ascent of … Continue reading

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Sunday supplement

Struggling with a pinged left calf muscle and think I have staved my right ankle, so have pulled out of any running this weekend. I’ll try to do this week’s long run in the morning. Anyway, Here’s how my week … Continue reading

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