Monthly Archives: May 2011

What’s happened??

I just can’t get the legs going! A sluggish run tonight makes me doubt if I can perform to any degree at the Lisburn Half Marathon in 2 weeks time!! http://connect.garmin.com:80/activity/embed/89259792 Advertisements

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Back in the saddle…

A 3mile hill run got me back in the saddle after a longer than intended break! It has been a week since Edinburgh and the legs felt heavyish but pain free this evening. http://connect.garmin.com:80/activity/embed/89113677 I haven’t done anything special to … Continue reading

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Murder Mystery night – 3 course meal; champagne reception; great craic & many excellent prizes to be won!! Tickets still available…

Murder Mystery Press Release 2[1] Friday 3rd June – Windrose Marina Restaurant, Carrickfergus. Prizes include: “2 ball” Golf at Hilton Templepatrick Meal for 2 at the Windrose Top-to Toe pampering session including lunch in the Hilton 5 x £20 vouchers … Continue reading

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Job done!!!…3 hrs 53mins, 12hours for all three (give or take a few seconds)!!

I had real doubts about my ability to go again, and I was bloody tired. Saying that, I knew if I really went for this marathon quick from the outset and ‘blew up’ that I would have the inner strength … Continue reading

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Home from work, take daughter to dance class, barbers, 2 mile run…& there ends 636 miles, 97 runs, 6 months of training…

Well, the small matter of another 26.2 miles on Sunday stands in the way of completion, but I have to say, despite being excited about Sunday I was a little saddened during my run tonight at the thought of the … Continue reading

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Nearly there…

Tonight’s run route/time as recorded on Garmin… http://connect.garmin.com:80/activity/embed/86680566 I have been very lucky to avoid any niggles or injuries throughout this challenge and I can now go all out at Edinburgh and run myself to death! I plan to fall over … Continue reading

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Decent pre-marathon interval session – Garmin recorded

http://connect.garmin.com:80/activity/embed/86331335 It was a very strong and relatively comfortable interval session this evening in preparation for Edinburgh. The body is responding well to everything thrown at it. I have an eye on my post marathon training and the speed work … Continue reading

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Hardly textbook training!

My four mile maintenance run tonight was a bonus, but this weekend (aside from a decent 11mile) has hardly been textbook marathon prep!! After celebrating utd’s 19 league title yesterday it was off to sunny Belfast for a stag night. … Continue reading

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11 mile as recorded on Garmin…

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Last mid-long training run of the triple marathon challenge!

Did 11miles this morning. After a slow start and mildly worrying knee pain I got into a great rhythm for the second half of the run and finished strongly. Edinburgh is a week away and I will cherish the moment … Continue reading

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