Tag Archives: Half marathon

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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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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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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