Posts Tagged ‘Trail Running’

So here I am once more, in the playground of the nervous starts* This time last year I was lining up for the start of the Great North Run. I would have been very surprised if you had told me then that it would be a year before my next race, but that’s the way […]

Recent events have caused me to augment my default selection of training routes. It started when I signed up for the Seven Hills of Edinburgh race. After the Rock’n’Roll Edinburgh Half Marathon was cancelled, I had been looking for another race to fill the void. Initially I dismissed the Seven Hills race as an option […]

Saturday morning. The morning after arriving back from Tokyo. Tired and stiff, I wanted a run to eradicate the long flight from my legs. I did not fancy any of my usual routes and I wanted to try something new. A quick search provided the perfect answer – the Traprain Law hill race. Only a […]

Not so much thrilla in Devilla, more pain in the rain. Inevitably, having carried me through the first part of marathon training with no problems, my right hamstring muscle chose to go south just before my first race for 3.5 months. So, after self-prescribed regime of rest, stretch and foam roll, I got up on […]

This year my casual acquaintance with running blossomed into something more, well, passionate. As the year draws to a close I have recorded 936 miles (so far), 9 medals and one injury, and have taken to running while on holiday and business trips. I have acquired two customised t-shirts, plenty of race t-shirts, two headbands, […]

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 […]