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Done a Runner

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Suzan and Carol the two founder members of the Surrey Housewives Set (SHS) have been relentlessly running the Bushy Park 5k time trial over the last 2.5 years and this Saturday they finally reached the 100 runs milestone. 500 kilometres ticked off (each) by the grim determination to get out of bed at the crack [...]

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While Not Running

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Some of you may have noticed that I haven't run an awful lot of late, in fact if you want to be reasonably precise, I have run only once in the last month, which also happens to equate to once this year. How neat. If we want to be 100% precise it could be argued [...]

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Chrimble BPTT

Today was the annual showing of the Christmas Bushy Park Time Trial and I've been looking forward to this particular event for about 340 days, since my first introduction to the wonder of the time trial phenomonen back in February. It would have been easy to stay in bed this morning, it was dark and [...]

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Salomon Raid Revo 20

Just made it back from todays running commute, it felt like a tough one but it was improved by the queues of festive travellers, I get a buzz from overtaking cars. We were released from work a couple of hours early so I got to run on the scenic side of the river and cross [...]

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RPTT Update for 8th Dec 07

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Here's a quick post for completeness. I may still be slacking on the posting front but I am at least back out there and running! I think this week marks the first time since the Great North Run that I have actually persuaded myself to go out of the door on a non-event related excuse. [...]

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Hypochondria and GNR Week 4/10

Here's a quick update on the GNR training status. Quite a low mileage week but at least the runs were taken at race pace. Race reports to follow. A scary article in Running Fitness suggests I should be up to 45 miles per week in my build up to a half - holy moley! I've [...]

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BPTT Update For 11th August

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Before I start, I have to get something off my chest - why on earth would someone choose to enter the search string "grotty old women" and double why on earth would google decide to direct them to my site? No grotty old women to see here - walk away from the computer, freaky google [...]

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A Twitching Post

I headed back to Richmond Park this evening for a quick(ish) run around the park with the novelty of daylight in my favour. It felt pretty tough and my accompanying bike buddy was moaning rather a lot about the distance so I cut the route short by heading up a unfamiliar track near Ham gate. [...]

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The Road to GNR Week 2/10

My GNR training plan includes the dreaded interval session which is gradually turning ino the dreaded and therefore avoided interval session. I was hoping that a regularish visit to BPTT would suffice as my speed training component but that does rather require me to get there. This Saturday was missed as I was volunteering at [...]

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The Road to GNR – Week 1/10

Something bad happened this week. I got rather too drunk (it was my birthday) and OGB took the advantage to turn the tables and bully me into a running event. I don't know what came over him, that's supposed to be my job. I wake up on Tuesday with a hangover fitting my extended age [...]

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