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About hoverfrog

Please! If I told you about me then you'd only be jealous. That would not do. It is better that you simply don't ask.

Upcoming races

I’m entering the Great South RunĀ again this year. A nice 10 miles round Portsmouth. Honestly out of all the races I’ve run the Great South has had the very best support from the crowds and the best atmosphere too. It … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Coastal Half

After several months of running only short distances and not doing any races or real training I’ve gone and signed up for a half marathon. I went for an eight mile run on Sunday and it was hard work so … Continue reading

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Stansted Slog

So, it’s the morning of the half marathon, the Stansted Slog, and I start running in 3 hours. I loaded up on pasta last night and I’ve eaten my apple for breakfast. Nothing more to eat now until I finish. … Continue reading

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Runner’s Toenail

A couple of weeks ago I ran back from work to home. I think the route was about 10.5 miles and around mile 8 I felt what I thought was a blister forming on my left foot. When I got … Continue reading

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Hill Running

On Sunday we went hill running up and down Butser Hill. It’s apparently 271 metres high but when you get near the top it feels much higher. We’ll probably go out again this Sunday. Where do you do your hill … Continue reading

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Runs Home

My runs home from work have gotten longer. We’re taking some scenic routes now. Last week I reached 13.2 miles. Running in the mid afternoon in summertime isn’t good. I been carrying water but Tuesday’s run left me parched and … Continue reading

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Run Home from Work

After work today I’m planning to run home directly from work. That’s 10.5 miles if I follow my normal cycle route. It’s pretty flat with nothing greater than a 28 metre dip near the beginning and a 43 metre climb … Continue reading

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