Posts Tagged ‘Food’

Running Gouves Crete, Jun 2015

Posted: 25th June 2015 by mockjogger in Running Away
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Early last week, I was considering a comeback race, my first since the Great North Run. Playing chicken with my Achilles over the last couple of weeks was working and I had logged a couple of 6 milers with no after-effects. So while the rest of the world was gathering for either the West Highland […]

Runger Games

Posted: 15th January 2014 by mockjogger in Race Preparation
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My marathon training plan has cranked up a notch this week. As the miles start to mount, so, naturally, my desire for calories grows. And grows. I find myself waking up thinking about breakfast. Maybe that’s normal for many folks, but it’s new for me. Toast or crunch? Toast and crunch? If I bring lunch […]

Marathon Training Code

Posted: 4th December 2013 by mockjogger in Race Preparation, Training Plan
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I am taking the 2014 Paris Marathon very seriously. On Tuesday evening I found myself daydreaming about a candidate restaurant in which to replenish my expected calorie deficit when I get back to Edinburgh after the event. The restaurant I was thinking about was “Home Taste” a Chinese Hot Pot restaurant. I have been there […]