Training is now picking up – albeit at a slow/steady pace, but it’s a total joy to be outside running, even if it’s pouring down with rain outside!
A few weeks ago I had my final rehab session with the Sports Science Department at Kent University where the marvellous Deana gave ...

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Welcome to 2017 this is going to be a marvellous year, I turn 55 and all going well in September I will be running across America.
2016 wasn’t exactly the best year for me in terms of running but on the positive side it has given my joints a proper rest ...

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Becky & I on the return leg of the Spartathlon 2015
I’m absolutely loving being able to finally train outside, even if it is on a bike! But I don’t care, the feeling of being outdoors rather than stuck in a gym is the best feeling in the world.
Rehab continues to ...

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Practicing our Yoga moves!!
The last few weeks have been a real emotional rollercoaster.  Trying to get back up and running and things not exactly going to plan made me feel as though I had the weight of a mountain on my shoulders.  Each night I wake up in the early ...

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“The Road is Long, With many a winding turn that leads us to who knows where”
Over the past 13 weeks I have been on a long slow road to recovery, but my focus has always remained the same – to run across America in 2017.
Having been given the green light by ...

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Exciting news!!  I saw my surgeon today who was very happy with my knee and said he was incredibly impressed with how it looked and had healed – so I bravely asked the question “can I start running again” (my appointment was at 8.40am and I had arrived in my ...

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A week ago today I went under the knife to have a lateral meniscal tear shaved on my right knee, a terrifying step but one that in my opinion needed to be done.
I had spent 6 weeks using my foam roller, cross training and strengthening the muscles to support my ...

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It has taken me a long time to sit down and write this blog, I have struggled to come up with anything that was positive about my training and how I was feeling so thought it best not to write anything.
Having dusted myself down, sorted myself out I’m now able ...

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What a difference the weather makes, a bit of sunshine and all is right with the world!
After a well earned recovery week my training schedule picked up again but I’m sure this is nothing compared to what I will be doing in a couple of months time!  At the moment ...

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Photo taken during JOGLE World Record 2008
Training is always going to have it’s up and downs, all quite normal but when it happens I begin to question whether I’m capable to achieving my big goal for this year.
Having returned from Sweden on 17th February I took a few days off ...

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