I raced. I did. For the first time since March 2020 I pinned a number onto my vest and ran a race. Not quite straight but it was a good attempt. My first race as a V50 since I managed to get old in the duration. The last time it was the claret and amber … Continue reading A Million Miles – Bella Invitational and Monument Mile 2021
I have not trained with my club since November because I live in North Lanarkshire but my club is in South Lanarkshire. I actually work in South Lanarkshire so spend more time there than I do in the North but that is irrelevant, I am still not allowed to go to my club. It’s been … Continue reading Wait in the dark – running for all?
Disclaimer: This blog is relevant to running and not to any other areas of lockdown. I certainly don’t have the answers to the running problems so don’t get me involved in anything else. Except maybe spreadsheets, I like them. I know, I’m writing again. Shut down my internet and call the running polis!! It was … Continue reading Still. Another blog on lockdown.
This isn’t going to be a long blog, I guess it was always going to go out with a whimper rather than a bang, and that’s how it really should be. It’s time to wrap things up, for the foreseeable future anyway, I guess that’s the problem when you have your running club as part … Continue reading So long, farewell – the end of the blog
Disclaimer: my blogs are written as my own therapy and reminders, always have been, so I make no apologies about them being from my perspective. It’s been almost 6 weeks since my last blog, 40 days, a long time and it has recently felt like longer. 40 days, 960 hours. The equivalent of 1920 episodes … Continue reading Comes a time – When the hamstring sniper pulls the trigger
Disclaimer - the title is totally tongue in cheek, don't take it seriously, I certainly don't. It’s been a month again since my last musings and it’s been a really topsy turvy month with more ups and downs than a kangaroo wearing Alphaflies. I was into my marathon plan but nothing was gelling and nothing … Continue reading Confusion – the virtual champion of Scotland.
It’s been a month since my last blog, where I put my heart on my sleeve and let you, the running public, know that I wasn’t finding things easy but that I knew I wasn’t the only person feeling that way. I am honest about it, it took me a while to press publish on … Continue reading The Sound of Drums – there’s hope on the horizon
Disclaimers - This is my blog about me and how I am feeling. It's representative only of me and also I have to say I've never done weightlifting. I'm the one that even sand kicks in the face on the beach. I've the strength of a watered down glass of Vimto. If you are after … Continue reading Weightlifting – We aren’t all PB smashing in lockdown.
We all knew it was coming. Most of us know it is the right thing Most of us accept what needs to be done. I am not going to throw in my usual flippant comments and jokes here because sometimes it's not the right time. You could be unkind and say it never is the … Continue reading There is a light that never goes out.
Aye the old Britpoppians amongst you will be rubbing your hands together for the musical double whammy, but these songs have to be earned. Please note this is a one take written in 20 minutes at lunchtime report so sorry for any omissions or mistakes. We are living in funny times, unprecedented times for many, … Continue reading Going for Gold / Getting Better – Balloch to Clydebank Half Marathon 2020