Posts Tagged ‘Great Scottish Run’

Preparations for this one were far from ideal. After a great month of running in August, expectations of achieving a good time in my first half marathon for a year were soaring, but that all dissipated when I came to a grinding halt in September. That, and a jet-lag inducing trip to Boston for the week […]

August was sensational. Back in training, big style. 142 miles on the clock, my biggest month ever. Times coming down to within sprinting distance of my 2014 highs. I beat Arnold Schwarzenegger to it, I was well and truly back. Then, on a routine 10k during Friday lunchtime, I felt my left calf getting a […]

An early entrant in my race calendar, the Great Scottish Run was a race I had been looking forward to for a long time. 12,000 people, a city route, crowds yelling support and live TV coverage capturing the whole thing. That, and I was lining up alongside Haile Gebrselassie. It was going to be like […]

A Right Pain in the .. Hip

Posted: 23rd September 2013 by mockjogger in Medical
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This post was supposed to be a report of the Scottish Gas 10K race on 22nd September. Instead, I recorded by first DNS (did not start). Here’s why. Near the end of a 7 mile training run on Friday 13th (seriously) I ran across a road to enter The Meadows, a park in the middle […]