Category Archives: Casual Run

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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Not a deer

This morning on a brisk 5k run round the park I met a deer. The beast rather startled me (or I it) as it shot off down the black slope and into the woods. Having my phone with me I … Continue reading

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Running when you’re ill

I’ve had a stinking cold since Thursday. All the normal symptoms, my head feels like it’s stuffed with cotton wool, bones ache, muscles are weak and feeble and my nose is running faster than my feet (not much of a … Continue reading

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Lunchtime sweaty run

I went out for a 3.3 mile lunchtime run today round the golf course with Jacqui from Finance. Our work running club started in August or September last year after work but ground to a halt when it got too … Continue reading

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