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Welcome to 2017 and farewell 2016

Welcome to 2017 this is going to be a marvellous year, I turn 55 and all going well in September I will be running across America. 2016 wasn't exactly the best year for me in terms of running but on the positive side it has given my joints a proper rest...

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Training outside – Marvellous!

Becky & I on the return leg of the Spartathlon 2015 I'm absolutely loving being able to finally train outside, even if it is on a bike! But I don't care, the feeling of being outdoors rather than stuck in a gym is the best feeling in the world. Rehab continues to...

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Rehab – the saga continues!

Practicing our Yoga moves!! The last few weeks have been a real emotional rollercoaster.  Trying to get back up and running and things not exactly going to plan made me feel as though I had the weight of a mountain on my shoulders.  Each night I wake up in the early...

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Happy Days – Onwards & upwards!

Exciting news!!  I saw my surgeon today who was very happy with my knee and said he was incredibly impressed with how it looked and had healed - so I bravely asked the question "can I start running again" (my appointment was at 8.40am and I had arrived in my...

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Tough decision

It has taken me a long time to sit down and write this blog, I have struggled to come up with anything that was positive about my training and how I was feeling so thought it best not to write anything. Having dusted myself down, sorted myself out I’m now able...

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Spring is finally here!

What a difference the weather makes, a bit of sunshine and all is right with the world! After a well earned recovery week my training schedule picked up again but I'm sure this is nothing compared to what I will be doing in a couple of months time!  At the moment...

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