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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Medway 10k 2017

Yesterday I ran in the fifth Medway 10k and where as before I have not been a huge fan, this year’s was very enjoyable…(excluding the stitch at 4 miles).  I have done them all and this was by far my most favourite yet. Previous years have felt a bit amateur-ish, especially one year when part […]

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World Record

So this guy… ran 2:00:24.  He didn’t have a lift, he wasn’t on a bike and he is not on drugs, or at least we don’t think so. So why didn’t he get the World Record?  The official line was that new pacers were introduced half way and drinks were supplied on scooters.  Really?  He […]

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Stage 12 Relays

Yesterday was my first race in the South of England Athletic Association Stage 12 Relays. The event was held at Gravesend Cyclopark and consisted of six stages of, supposedly, 4.8k and six stages of 7.2k although everyone I spoke to had different distances on their Garmins. Everyone was given a leg to run and it […]

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2017 Goals

After last year’s failure, let’s try again.  Without really trying until the last few months, I got close to 1,000 miles in total for 2016.  So the first goal for this year is to run 1,000 miles from 1st January to 31st December.  Harry sounded interested so I’m roping you in to this target as […]

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