Category Archives: bupa 10k

9 weeks to go..

……..Until the Manchester 10k I haven’t done it for the last two years. I can’t remember when I last ran 10k, let me check my running log…… Mmmm, 5 miles on 17 sept 2017. That’s almost 10k, but let’s go … Continue reading

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Manchester 10k

Sunday was the Manchester 10k. Even when I got up in the morning I wasn’t sure if I was going to do it, having not run much recently and thinking that I could just do a nice 10k around home. … Continue reading

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All quiet on the western front.

Friday was the end of term, so Joe and I celebrated with lounging watching TV and a bar of chocolate. I was going through my diary, checking my childcare logistics when I realised only 23 days until the team triathlon! … Continue reading

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Not such a bad week.😃

I exercised 4 times this week. That is bordering on consistency! 1 run, 1 swim 2 rowing.  I missed yoga due to work, so swam instead. The swim was good, my son challenged me to a 20 length race  and … Continue reading

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Ticking over

It’s only February so I don’t want to speak too soon, but I appear to be getting to grips a little with my New Years resolution.  For those of you who have lives to think about and can’t remember your … Continue reading

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BUPA 10k manchester

My second attempt at the manchester 10k Once again it was hot in a city famed for its dull rainy weather! I ran with a friend this time. At 2k it was clear that she could manage a faster pace … Continue reading

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Plodding on.

Like last year, this years holiday appeared to be good for my running. On my return to nice cool England I managed to do some of my fastest paced running. I’m not sure what it is, eating more, sleeping more, … Continue reading

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I’m sorry but I don’t think that we are going to be friends………

OK so our first outing didn’t go that well. I suppose that bringing my 9 year old son along wasn’t a great idea as I did pay a lot of attention to him rather than you but my hopes were … Continue reading

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Not quite winter yet!

The light was so beautiful this morning I had to stop and take this picture! Just catching up with ‘blogs I follow ‘ and it’s evident that winter is setting in in the northern hemisphere. All those running and fitness … Continue reading

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Normal service will resume after a short break…….

Following my half marathon I have had a couple of weeks of basking in the afterglow. I didn’t raise as much money as I hoped to, but to use an apt cliche I think the fundraising will be more of … Continue reading

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