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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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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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Ok, maybe I can run on the treadmill…a little

Went to the gym yesterday, aim 5K. Stuck to the four song rule (no looking at the distance or time display until 4 songs had played in their entirety) and this happened: Don’t get me wrong, after the four songs … Continue reading

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I can not run on a treadmill.

So, again, I was misbehaved last week. Drinking in the sunshine! Two 8ks and that was it. This week I need to get back on it. Next week, I’m going away on me holidays (Edinburgh and family visiting), there’ll be … Continue reading

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Bad, bad BAD runner

So, Friday…I drank a lot of beer… Saturday…I drank some more beer… Sunday…I went to a hillbilly tractor run and…drank more beer Monday…I died a little inside. I am a bad bad runner. But, never mind, either wallow in self … Continue reading

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