Category Archives: Running

Back to road running

So I went for a 10k run yesterday. First time back on the road since the half marathon. 21 degrees out. Managed 5.47k! arrrrrrrrrrrrr Disappointing but at least I did something. Really need to work on my pace. Never mind, … Continue reading

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The Rock n Roll Dublin Half-Marathon and Awesome Americans

I know, I know, I am so late in writing about the Rock n Roll Half Marathon in Dublin. But, anyway, I did it. In 2:38:19. Not the fastest time, I’m not quite Mo Farah…yet but, I did it. It’s … Continue reading

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I did a half marathon!

Official finishing time: 2hrs 38 mins and 19 secs Really pleased with that. Will write more tomorrow, but for now, it’s time for pizza and beer.

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I have a half marathon tomorrow

• Why didn’t I train more? • Why didn’t I work harder on my pace? • Why have I allowed myself to do absolutely nothing the week before the race? • Why didn’t I do more long runs? • Why … Continue reading

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Tis a Beautiful Day for a Run. Half Marathon Training: 8 Days to Go

So today was the last long run. Considering I’ve only done about 4 longuns, and had some failures along the way (stooped ass summer weather), I wasn’t looking forward to this one. I had planned to get up at around … Continue reading

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It’s nearly time….I may die

It’s 9 days and counting until my first Half Marathon. I have been on holidays for the last 2 weeks. This meant I was going to train hard. And train hard I have. If you count eating considerable amounts of … Continue reading

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Skinny doesn’t always = happy or healthy: the woes of the gym

The heat is still on here in a very very sunny Blessington, so again, it was off to the gym to do the run on the treadmill and shy away from the blistering sunshine. Not that it’s much better in … Continue reading

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