Monthly Archives: October 2012

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The permanent cold

I’ve had a cold since last Sunday. I suspect that keeping going out running in the wind, cold and rain is probably not speeding up my recovery. I also suspect that having a really heavy weekend probably has had an … Continue reading

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Running with a hangover

Not only was it the bypass, it was the bypass after lashings of cheap wine in the Thatch. And not only was it the bypass, it was the bypass with an extra mile added onto the run for good measure. … Continue reading

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And so, the Dangerous Athlete is born…

Well, I’ve done well at blogging daily about my marathon mission! I was going to give myself grief about it but then I remembered I’m not 14 anymore and therefore don’t necessarily have time to write my diary everyday. So forgive … Continue reading

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Monday-itis

Every good plan starts again on a Monday. Thats how today was meant to start. I ran on Saturday, did a good walk yesterday, the plan today was to be out on the road by 6.30am, for a good 3.5miler … Continue reading

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October 4th – The doubts creep in…

I’ve just about managed to force myself back into the upright position after an hour of ‘killer’ boot camp. It’s funny, last Thursday at boot camp when I’d been rejected by the marathon I found boot camp relatively bearable. Tonight, … Continue reading

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October 2nd – The diet of an athlete

Well, day 2 of ‘I’m running the marathon’, and whilst I’m still excited, there has been a lot more thought about what this is actually going to involve. This meant sitting at work all day chomping at the bit to … Continue reading

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