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Taking the pressure off

I’ll start by apologizing for not having blogged this year. I can’t believe that it is already May! Not blogging of course doesn’t mean that I haven’t been running or racing. In fact I already have three races under my … Continue reading

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This year’s tally so far

I have been a bit slack in keeping up with my blog for the last few months.  That doesn’t mean that I have stopped running though.  In fact the opposite is true.  I have actually achieved quite a few goals … Continue reading

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Training with kids

I was dreading the Spring school holidays as, with a 10K race coming up in the second week, I would need to somehow keep the training up whilst having the kids at home full-time. I was wracking my brains for … Continue reading

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My meeting with Ortho Guy

Yesterday I went for my meeting with the orthopaedic specialist that my doctor referred me too. I got lucky as the guy’s favourite country is Australia so we were able to have a good chat whilst he went about putting … Continue reading

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The sad consequences of running through the pain

As I’ve mentioned in a few of my posts, I’ve been getting a bit of pain in my knee during long runs. This has now progressed to foot pain on shorter runs. I’m a great one for ignoring things until … Continue reading

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I knew it! Chocolate is good for you!

Like most chocoholics, I am always on the lookout for articles that justify my addiction. Luckily yesterday’s story by Runner’s World: “Burn Fat with Chocolate” had me happily reaching for the Lindt 70% Cocoa without feeling guilty. Of the examples … Continue reading

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Doing my bit for charity

Today I took part in the annual Pink Ribbon 4km charity event in Zurich. Our team “P P Rioters” was one of the largest with a total of 18 members (including mummies and some kids) and we raised a whopping 750 … Continue reading

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