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Suffer Better – Rannoch Station to Bridge of Orchy

Whilst Reading a thread on FaceBook a running route was mentioned that I had been thinking about running for a while but was struggling with the logistics. The post provided the obvious answer and I kicked myself for not thinking

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Dundee Green Circular

Much of my training recently has been runs to work and back, in an effort to incorporate hills and trails into that training, I have used the Green Circular Route in Dundee, specifically around Camperdown and Templeton parks. The Green

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Run a Marathon? I don’t do sprints

The marathon is not a race that I’ve ever really enjoyed, even back when I used to run road races regularly. The distance is so ubiquitous that performances are compared without reference to the different terrain or weather conditions. My

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February – Mud, Sweat and Ready Meals

This blog will cover February’s training and the start of March. I’ve come a long way in terms of my training in terms of both distance and endurance. The month started with a Parkrun at Perth accompanied by my youngest

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December Update – First Steps on the Way

December has been a quiet month training wise, my work life balance tipped the wrong way and running suffered. However, I managed to get New Years Week off  and decided to start my weeks holiday with a long run on

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October Update: halves, peaks and rest

October was a month of ups and downs, lots of hills. I started with the Neil McCover half marathon and immediately got back into training for the Jedburgh 3 Peaks 38 mile ultra at the end of the month. I’m

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August Update

****Breaking News I have set up my Just Giving Page**** August was a good month, almost like an early Christmas as I’d ordered some new kit which arrived in the past week or so, however, I had to find my

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