Monthly Archives: August 2015

When to run? Part 3: Evening and night-time running

I’ll be honest from the off with this one – I’ve never been able to get away with the ol’ evening run, or its more terrifying sibling THE NIGHT RUN. Why? Well, that will become apparent when reading through the … Continue reading

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When to run? Part 2: In the middle of the day

For the past few months, whilst temporarily liberated from work’s rusting shackles, I’ve been free to choose what time of the day I head out for a run. And because of this, the idyllic tranquillity and positive vibes that the … Continue reading

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When to run? Part 1: Early mornings

This past week I was enjoyed a couple of nights away int’ countryside, returning in fact to a place that has been the subject of one of my previous ramblings. This trip allowed once again for an early-morning dash through … Continue reading

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Marathon training: The agony and the agony. I mean, erm, ecstasy – Part 2!

Last time out I went through a few of the ‘challenges’ that training for a marathon entails. And as I quite like moaning on about running, I’ve decided to throw in a few more. But before we get to those, … Continue reading

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Marathon training: The agony and the agony. I mean, erm, ecstasy.

I’m currently well into training for my second marathon. I vividly remember struggling over the line to finish my first ever half-marathon and experiencing a feeling of undiluted horror and disbelief at the prospect of this just being ‘half way’ … Continue reading

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The Darlington 10k

Darlington: cradle of the railways. Home of the brick train. Probable birthplace of pease pudding. If that can be birthed. Urgh, I feel quite unwell now. Although contemplating pease pudding for any time at all, birthed or unbirthed, does me … Continue reading

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For the Love of Dog

I cant remember if it was Smashy or Nicey or indeed both who would say that they ‘didn’t like to talk about their charity work’ before going on to talk at length about their charity work. And with that in … Continue reading

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