Apologies, first of all here is a wee rant before I get to the action. I will put a big RANT ENDED when the rant has ended so you can miss this bit out and carry on if you so desire. There will be pictures. So here is the problem with this blogging thing that … Continue reading Spirit – The Great Scottish Run Half Marathon 2019
Disclaimers: OK it's 7 days including op day. But one day is the difference between DJ Shadow and Craig David so I'll take the pedantic hit for the sake of your musical threshold. There were no Wednesday shenanigans. I know people have long term bad injuries and illnesses etc, this is just me, tongue and cheek … Continue reading 6 Days – A week on the sidelines looking in
One of my stupid aims that I give myself is to try and PB my core distances in each of my two racing blocks. My blocks are pre holiday, March - June, and post holiday, Aug - Oct. I tend to do a block of racing in each of these time windows. In the first … Continue reading Once around the block – Great Scottish Run 10k 2016
Ibiza was all inclusive, and being an accountant I got my money's worth. Put almost a stone on but didn't care. Magic time. Took me a few weeks to work it back off and find my form again but at the end of July/ Start of August I felt I was training really well. The … Continue reading History part 10 – Hitting the targets.
First things first and many of you won't know this but I am a very shy individual. Back in September 2012 I was low on confidence too. But myself and Jim joined jogscotland. It's a community running thing. It helps a lot of people. It helped me a lot but I won't pretend I loved … Continue reading History Part 7 – The jogscotland weeble
So we entered for the Great Scottish Run 10k in Glasgow to be run the first week in September 2011. Did a few runs, nothing mad, then the week before it I gave parkrun a try again. I ran it like a man possessed, probably overstretching a bit but finished in a new PB of … Continue reading History part 5: My first GSR and the fallout.