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Running: Ho Yus!

The River Lagan, wot I sometimes run beside (but not today) I was a bit apprehensive about tonight’s run, because my last one, on Sunday, was horrible. My legs felt like dead leather weights, and every step was a struggle. … Continue reading

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Couch to 5k: Moving on

For the past lot of runs I’ve been feeling that the C25k plan is holding me back, so I’m going to ditch it. It’s a good training programme, but for me, it’s done its job – and that job was … Continue reading

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Couch to 5k: Week 3, Day 1.

Well, that was weird. This is the “break-even” week of the programme, when the proportion of running is equal to that of walking. And I was expecting to find it harder. But truth be told, it was the easiest workout … Continue reading

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Couch-to-5k: End of week two

Well, that’s the second week over. It took more than two weeks because I missed running a couple of days. That was the first run in daylight hours, and spring is definitely here. There’s still going to be plenty of … Continue reading

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Run, rabbit: C25k Week two, Day two

Best run yet since I’ve restarted! The first time I’ve gone over two miles. This really wasn’t meant to be a running blog, and I’m not going to post about every single run I do. That would bore you to … Continue reading

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Running, day 2

I did the second run tonight, a bit behind schedule. It should have been done at the weekend. Again, no special route, and again more walking than running. But that’s all part of the plan. Still, minor improvements: tonight was … Continue reading

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Running Again

Tonight I started running again. It was the first time in…well, years probably, now that I think about it. So I’m starting from scratch with the couch-to-5k programme. It’s not yet truly running, as at this stage it’s actually more … Continue reading

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