Archive for June, 2013

#virtual10miler – Race Report

Posted: 30th June 2013 by mockjogger in Race reports
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As soon as I read the tweet from @runnersknees I knew this was one for me. A virtual 10 mile race where 25 folks from all over the planet each run their own 10 miles on the same day and record their progress and results on twitter. Two things intrigued me. First, how much fun […]

200 Runs Later

Posted: 25th June 2013 by mockjogger in Training Runs
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Way back in May 2007 Beyonce and Shakira were at No.1 with Beautiful Liar, The Bourne Ultimatum was just released and I started running. 200 runs later, I’ve spent 134 hours on the pavement covering 805 miles at an average pace of just under 10 minutes per mile. That’s like running all the way from […]

Keep Running Stress Free

Posted: 19th June 2013 by mockjogger in Inspiration, Lists
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I’m prone to getting stressed, particularly about (1) inanimate objects that just won’t do what they should, and (2) attaching stuff to walls. To keep stress from invading my running karma, I apply the following rules. 1. I set realistic targets I may never run super long. Most certainly, I will never run super fast. […]

Spot the difference I checked in early for the inaugural Livingston 10K fun run and was presented with my number – 95. That looks familiar, I thought. A quick iPhone google later confirmed it. I was to be Lightening McJogger for the day. How could I fail to record a PB now?! Clutching my celebrity […]

Running Boston, Jun 2013

Posted: 6th June 2013 by mockjogger in Running Away, Training Runs
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I have spent the best part of this week in the Boston area. I expected a change of scenery but got more than I bargained for, as it turns out that GoogleUK’ing “Weather Boston” brings up Boston UK not Boston US. So I was prepared for 18 degrees but not the volcano-like 35 degrees that […]