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Obligatory New Shoe Post

April 29th, 2013 Comments off

A couple of posts back I was surprised to find my running shoes were more than a year old. Last week, I hit up Moti on Whiteladies Road to upgrade my Mizuno Wave Inspire 8s to a Wave Inspire 9. I also bought some new Mizuno running shoes. At City Sports in Cambridge I tried […]

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5 Miles

April 21st, 2013 Comments off

This morning I did a little work, then nipped out to run 8‐and‐a‐bit kilometres, mostly through Leigh Woods. I was particularly happy to have kept going all the way, including up the damn steep part where I normally rest at a picnic bench about halfway up to get my breath back for a while. It […]

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Keeping Running

April 16th, 2013 Comments off

There’s very little I can say about the events at yesterday’s Boston Marathon finishing line. I can’t do much either, apart from to shudder at what it must have been like. And mostly avoid the news, as it’s now solidly locked into that frantic pedalling‐in‐thin‐air it does when it quickly runs off the edge of […]

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Back On the Road Again

April 12th, 2013 Comments off

Good news: I got back out for a little run last night. Even better news: mentally, at least, it was good. It wasn’t the struggle of the last two runs, so I reckon they may have felt bad just because I was going down with flu. It was just 4K down the Portway and back, […]

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Hiatus

April 2nd, 2013 1 comment

Attentive readers will have noticed that I said I was going to diet and exercise and do a thousand and one other good things before the Bristol 10K. Then I went out for a couple of rubbish runs and haven’t been heard from since. This is due to the untimely arrival of the Dreaded Man‐Flu […]

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