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On familiar ground

The thought of re-climbing a set of hills used to fill me with dread. You know in your mind’s eye what’s ahead of you, and you know that it is within your capability. Why bother? When faced with re-climbing two … Continue reading

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The hill by the trail

In my previous post “Sweating it out’, I made mention of a hill at the side of the Siller Pass, which I briefly thought about climbing, before changing my mind. Well, I changed my mind, again. I had left wife … Continue reading

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Renny’s Sunday supplement

It’s been an odd week, with a few ups and downs… Monday: Back into it with a 6.30am 6.5 mile cycle to work, followed by a full hour at the gym. Made sure I did 20 mins cardio before playing … Continue reading

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Renny’s Sunday Supplement

Hope everyone is having a nice Sunday. Here’s what I’ve been up to since the last one… Sunday: Ouch. Blisters on my heels so large the Blister healing pads were not big enough to properly cover them. Had Sunday lunch … Continue reading

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West Highland way

Reckon I’m collecting parts of the West Highland Way DeAgostini-style. In part works! One day I’ll do the whole WHW, maybe even some of it in trail shoes. But for today, we did Drymen to Balmaha (and then back to … Continue reading

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Picking it up again

After my dismal performance at Carnethy 5 Peaks hill race last week, I’ve been making plans to ramp back up my fitness level. Perhaps I should have left it a little longer as there’s plenty still to repair. But the … Continue reading

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