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My Lakeland trail marathon 2012

On Saturday night I filled up my Vango hydration compatible backpack and jogged up and down on the spot inside our family room at the Ambleside Youth Hostel. Inside a few minutes, my back was soaked – the water bladder … Continue reading

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Renny’s Sunday supplement

Sunday 1st April: Recovery day following Saturday’s 9 mile road run. Fried breakfast to start the day at my in-laws, and then bacon rolls for lunch and my mum & dad’s followed by a good hour walking round Pollock Park. … Continue reading

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Renny’s Sunday Supplement

Seems like I haven’t posted for a while. I had a bad week where I couldn’t shake a cold, and then another when I still felt rubbish and had some longer hours to put in. At the end of that … Continue reading

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Recovery time

It’s been an odd start-stop sort of recovery since my terrible run on Monday 22nd November. I’d pinged my left calf and my right peronius longus felt like it was trying to tear away from my leg – I had … Continue reading

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Monday supplement

Well. It’s not been a great week or so for exercise or outdoor adventures. But I did start my 16 week marathon training plan, and have put in three ALL TARMAC runs. Yes, the knees and ankles are protesting, but … 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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