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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A Night Away

I’m not sure if this is a thing to ‘celebrate’ or not, but Monday was 1 year since my heart attack. I guess it’s good that I’m still here 1 year later, but celebrating the actual event seems a little weird. It has of course changed almost everything for me but I’ve been recovering and...

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Foot Injury Updates

Yeah, you know what this means don’t you? You lucky people are going to get to see more photos of my feet! Bet you can’t wait. Since returning home after hurting my ankle on a Coast Path run on Saturday things have improved. It didn’t actually look too bad immediately after the run, there was...

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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...

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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...