Category Archives: sightseing

New route 8.4.17

I’d thought about parkrun, but why drive all that way to run when you can run from home? It was a beautiful day so I started with a downhill all the way run into whalley – about a mile. I … Continue reading

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Home.

Last week was the opposite of MAF. No running for six days, 3days of lovely Italian bread, prosecco and Chianti – the only thing that was in keeping with MAF was the rest and lack of stress! I had good … Continue reading

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When running is great.

Running is great when the sky is blue and you are on top of a hill full of blonde grass. You can see for miles but you can’t see anyone. Or hear anyone. You wonder if you should shout or … Continue reading

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Weekly round up

Good run Sunday Too busy monday Rowed on Tuesday. Thunderstorms outside Read instead of running on wednesday😳 Had planned to run but got sidetracked. I was just skimming a book that I wanted my son to read and got sucked … Continue reading

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The Hill.

I’d really like to run along the hill I can see from outside my house. It looks free. I like to be alone on the top of a hill, to gaze far, far into the distance and know that I’m … Continue reading

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WWWP5k -done today!

I wanted today’s run to be special, sort of celebratory. Why? To celebrate being home after 3 weeks away, to enjoy the Autumn countryside, to rejoice at having a day off, to mark the beginning of a new training cycle … Continue reading

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Small steps add up

I haven’t been blogging much recently because I haven’t been running much. last week I watched the London marathon on TV with mixed emotions. I liked it because although it’s a marathon, it’s quite inclusive with its ‘fun run’ atmosphere. I … Continue reading

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Not as I would have wished.

Thats how things are going on the fitness front just now. I use the word ‘wish’ advisedly as a wish is when you want something just to be without any requirement from you to do any work or action towards … Continue reading

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Running vs walking.

I’ve  been doing a bit of walking this week. Why walk when you can run? Why indeed ? But if you can’t run a walk is a good substitute, with certain advantages as I have discovered. When you go for … Continue reading

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Searching for a viewpoint

literally! The M65 runs for 28 miles from Preston to Colne . It’s quite a nice motorway for scenery, when it isn’t raining. I live near one end and work at the other, however, I don’t really know the bits … Continue reading

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