Monthly Archives: April 2012

Food, fartlek and feet

So another week in paradise goes by. Monday: A strong fartlek session with the running club. It was a shorter session, but with a longer jog home – 8.5 miles in all. I felt good. I had really tried. Tuesday: … Continue reading

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That competitive streak is green

I’ve found it quite a surprise just how much you can find out about yourself through the simple act of putting one foot in front of the other. Here’s an example: Competitive? Me? Of course not. But if there IS … Continue reading

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Be here!

I recently posted about how great the views are when you are properly outdoors, without actually adding much in the way of outdoorsy photos. I’m going to fix that! IMAGE WARNING: some photos may cause itchy feet!

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Legs & Co

Here’s what I’ve been up to since last Sunday. In an effort to take it easier on my calf muscles, I have decreased the running this week, but maintained the workload in other areas. So hopefully my trail marathon training … Continue reading

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Pierced pride on the Beinn Narnain spearhead

The forecast for the West Highlands was for near freezing temperatures, rain and a 40% chance of  snow showers, with the likelihood of snow decreasing towards Loch Lomond. I had planned to bag Beinn Narnain and Beinn Ime, so I … Continue reading

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Run safe

I’ve started running again, so am re-posting this guide to staying safe when out running. To remind myself us much as anything else. Team up The safest run is always going to be one that you do in company. Running … Continue reading

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