Two Good Races

It’s not often that I say this but in the space of a week I’ve run two races I’m actually pleased with. And I rarely say that about one race! Monday 16th July This was the home, for Medway and Maidstone AC, Vets meeting at Medway Park, Gillingham. As I was non scoring, I was […]

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2018 Goals

After getting so close last year but not completely winning, I’m going to set myself some more targets for 2018. Falling at the final hurdle after getting so close is not going to stop me trying again. Run 1,000 miles in the calendar year. Break 5 minutes for 1500m. To run a 800m PB. This […]

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Oh Hang On

Target 1,000 miles; everything was going great, I had got to the middle of November, was running 30-40 miles a week and only 36 miles to go. I thought to myself, I’ll hit my target by next weekend. That’ll teach me. Another injury. I used the experience of last year when I picked up an […]

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Rubbish

Today I ran 16 miles.  But that is not what this post is about.  I ran through some lovely country lanes with views to distract me from the pain of my dodgy hip, my achilles tendinitis and my tired achy bones.  But there was something that disturbed me more than my physical pain; The amount […]

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Target in Sight

My target miles for this year was 1,000, just as it was last year, which of course, I failed to reach. In part because of a couple of injuries but not until I’d spent 9 months plodding along kinda forgetting about it.  This year, without tempting fate, I’m in a much better position, my training […]

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My First 800m

So tonight was the last race of the Southern Counties Veterans season.   The venue was Medway Park which is the home venue for Medway and Maidstone AC. Each meeting there are a number of events and this time was the men’s 800m. I am not fast enough to get in any of the teams […]

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