If at first you don’t succeed…

Sep 27, 13 If at first you don’t succeed…

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My running was going really well right through to June this year, as you may recall I even took my trainers on holiday with me, but for some reason when I came home the running petered out. I blamed some work stress in June/July for triggering the M.E again and it pretty much resulted in me spending five hours in casualty this...

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M.E and running – a balancing act

Aug 01, 13 M.E and running – a balancing act

Posted by in Health

I’ve not run for almost two weeks now, I’m not sure there’s really a good reason for it, other than I feel lousy. I’m trying to decide if this is just apathy, or if it’s the bloody M.E telling me to take it easy. I’ve had M.E for over twenty years now, I’m very lucky that most of the time...

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The cost of race organisers inflexibility

Jul 29, 13 The cost of race organisers inflexibility

Posted by in Musings

One of the biggest problems I have with some races is the extremely high entry fees, coupled with the lack of flexibility shown by race organisers if you’re unable to run for any reason.  Let’s face it, over the last five years I’ve missed the start line on more races that I’ve entered than I’ve...

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What to do in a power cut… Go for a run!

Jul 19, 13 What to do in a power cut… Go for a run!

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Around tea time the power went off. It happens. However, this time when it came back an hour later my neighbours house and my house were still left without power. We were advised they’d send the diggers out to find the fault and it word be a few hours. They weren’t joking, and next thing we know the street is full of...

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What do you take on your run?

Jul 17, 13 What do you take on your run?

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Other than sheer determination that is. I recently read on Facebook that someone had hurt their ankle on a run, they didn’t have their phone with them or money and a shopkeeper refused to let them make a call home for help. Today I ran in some very short shorts. Despite that I still had my phone on me and a mini purse. Just...

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