Life and running are uncannily similar . I suppose you could say the same for any sport . How you approach it says a lot about your character and how you live your life. One of our greatest obstacles to … Continue reading
Watching the emotion of every medal win or “failure” in London 2012 teaches us so much about sport and life. The Olympics have really helped bring people together – in parks with screens, community halls and bars across the world … Continue reading
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It’s been a while since I last blogged and I suppose it’s mostly down to lack of inspiration or opportunity in the last few weeks. The dark nights and dark mornings render any sort of decent distance running or cycling … Continue reading
It’s probably some people’s idea of hell but on Saturday, as I cycled through the wind & rain, soaked through and literally mucked up to the eyeballs, I couldn’t help smiling to myself about how great it felt! I had … Continue reading
After a few days Camp Greenview has been finally decommissioned (just in time it would seem, given tonight’s rain!) and since the last blog we’ve had an afternoon of crazy golf at junction one in the blistering heat yesterday, a trip to … Continue reading
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Tagged 10k, 3xmarathonsforcancer, charity, crazy golf, Downpatrick, Half marathon, marathon, race, RGU, running, Sports
After the great camping expedition we headed for Whiterocks beach, just outside Portrush…it’s a little further than the back garden but not much 🙂 What a great afternoon of glorious sunshine. The pics below are testament to the fact that … Continue reading
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Tagged 3xmarathonsforcancer, Algarve, camping, cycling, Faro, Health, Interval training, marathon, portrush, Portugal, run marathon nutrition race, running, Sports, sweetwall, weight loss, Whiterocks
I took my son to a car boot sale today not far from where we live. He is getting some holiday money for himself and his wee sister. This incentive turned him into a demon salesperson and if I was … Continue reading