Category: Running

It’s just a simple act of putting one foot in front of the other, but I’ve still managed to write plenty of posts about running, all of which are here.

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Gradual Improvements

Sunday morning was a perfect morning for running, cool at 10ºC, overcast and still. After a quick walk to the beach where the surf was looking perfect I headed off along the flat straight road to Borth. I haven’t been back in the sea yet since my heart attack but with surf like that it...

10km Run 1

Beating my Age

I promise I will soon write a blog post that doesn’t mention my heart attack, but this isn’t the one! Pre heart attack I always did a 10km run just after my birthday. This was to make sure I could do it in a time that was under my age in minutes. I did it...

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First Walk / Jog

Baby steps…. So, the latest ECG and Echocardiogram show some small improvements. Improvements My Ejection Fraction has risen slightly from around 40-45% to around 50%. That’s going in the right direction and might continue to improve over the coming months. The ECG does show pathologic Q-waves which indicate permanent damage to my cardiac tissue. This...

Saundersfoot Bay 1

Wales Coast Path Run – Laugharne to Tenby

Coast Path Vital Stats Laugharne to Tenby Distance: 18.33 miles Elevation Gain Today: 991m Highest Elevation: 124m Time: 4:16:29 Av. Pace: 14:00 mins/mile Calories: 2175 Totals to Date Total Distance: 884 miles Total Time: 165:23:50 Total Elevation Gain: 25566 Total Calories: 82374 Distance to go: 199 miles Here we go again, another day on the...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Llansteffan to Laugharne

Coast Path Vital Stats Llansteffan to Laugharne Distance: 15.16 miles Elevation Gain Today: 480m Highest Elevation: 89m Time: 3:09:15 Av. Pace: 12:29 mins/mile Calories: 1674 Totals to Date Total Distance: 866 miles Total Time: 161:07:21 Total Elevation Gain: 24575 Total Calories: 80199 Distance to go: 217 miles This weeks Coast Path run saw me running...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Ferryside to Llansteffan

Coast Path Vital Stats Ferryside to Llansteffan Distance: 17.88miles Elevation Gain Today: 671m Highest Elevation: 106m Time: 3:29:41 Av. Pace: 11:44 mins/mile Calories: 1981 Totals to Date Total Distance: 850.84 miles Total Time: 157:58:06 Total Elevation Gain: 24095 Total Calories: 78525 Distance to go: 232 miles Tuesday brought more Wales Coast Path capers for me....

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Wales Coast Path Run – Burry Port to Ferryside

Coast Path Vital Stats Burry Port to Ferryside Distance: 16.34 miles Elevation Gain Today: 308m Highest Elevation: 130m Time: 3:19:13 Av. Pace: 12:11 mins/mile Calories: 1683 Totals to Date Total Distance: 832.96 miles Total Time: 154:28:25 Total Elevation Gain: 23424 Total Calories: 76544 Distance to go: 250 miles Tuesday morning was with us and once...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Llanmorlais to Burry Port

Coast Path Vital Stats Llanmorlais TO Burry Port Distance: 17.37 miles Elevation Gain Today: 117m Highest Elevation: 27m Time: 3:04:29 Av. Pace: 10:37 mins/mile Calories: 1971 Totals to Date Total Distance: 816.62 miles Total Time: 151:09:12 Total Elevation Gain: 23116 Total Calories: 74861 Distance to go: 276 miles It was back onto the Coast Path...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Llangennith to Llanmorlais

Coast Path Vital Stats Llangennith to Llanmorlais Distance: 17.27 miles Elevation Gain Today: 331m Highest Elevation: 64m Time: 3:25:08 Av. Pace: 12:03 mins/mile Calories: 1683 Totals to Date Total Distance: 799.50 miles Total Time: 148:04:43 Total Elevation Gain: 22999 Total Calories: 72890 Distance to go: 293 miles Yeah, 2 weeks in a row on the...