Category: Running

Aberystwyth Silver Band 1

Bands, Brunches and Bank Holidays

2 Day Weeks Another weekend has gone and this one was a Bank Holiday Weekend – Although I’d kind of forgotten that as they all seem to roll into one these days. I also work from home on Mondays and Tuesdays every week so Bank Holiday Mondays don’t mean much to me. The weekend was action...

Red Flagged Sessions 1

And the latest injury is…

There’s always something isn’t there. The latest injury is barely an injury at all, but it’s still preventing me from doing much training. Coming Back from an Achilles Injury I hadn’t been able to run for a couple of month thanks to an achilles injury. Rest was the name of the game for my achilles...

Ramsey 1

Summer Continues

The gorgeous summer weather continues here. 25.5ºC yesterday which was plenty hot enough, especially for lawn mowing! 20ºC today was mouch more comfortable and lovely blue skies throughout. The sea is feeling as though summer is here and the garden is growing well. I had a busy day on Monday, starting off the day with a...

Recovery Week 1

Rest is Best

Following on from my achilles injury I forced myself to have a week of complete rest. To be honest I could barely walk for the first couple of days so I didn’t really have any choice, but it seemed to pay off. My achilles is still sore if I walk too far on it and...

Pony 7

Offa’s Dyke Path Run – Hay-on-Wye to Pandy

Offa’s Dyke Vital Stats Hay-on-Wye to Pandy Distance: 16.20 miles Elevation Gain Today: 763m Highest Elevation: 704m Time: 2:52:56 Av. Pace: 10:40mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 132bpm Max Heart Rate: 160bpm Calories: 1424 Totals to Date Total Distance: 595.31 miles Total Time: 111:06:48 Total Elevation Gain: 18721m Total Calories: 54607 Kcal Distance to go: 35 miles After...

Misty Ullswater 1

Ullswater

Well, just after getting settled in the van it started raining. The constant hammering on the roof kept me awake all night. Oh well, not much I can do about that. I was therefore up early, had a pot porridge and coffee and set off towards Ullswater. My route took me up an aptly named...

Hill Reps 0

After the Storm

After the crazy few days of weather thanks to Storm Emma with a healthy helping hand from Ivor, things finally quietened down on Sunday. There was still plenty of snow lying around here and there even at sea level and plenty more in the hills, but the destruction caused by the storm was clear. Storm...

Straw Bales 1

Offa’s Dyke Path Run – Kington to Hay-on-Wye

Offa’s Dyke Vital Stats Kington to Hay-on-Wye Distance: 15.24 miles Elevation Gain Today: 723m Highest Elevation: 453m Time: 2:26:48 Av. Pace: 9:38mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 136bpm Max Heart Rate: 157bpm Calories: 1366 Totals to Date Total Distance: 579.11miles Total Time: 108:13:52 Total Elevation Gain: 1958 Total Calories: 53183 Distance to go: 51 miles Another day of adventure thanks...

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Offa’s Dyke Path Run – Knighton to Kington

Offa’s Dyke Vital Stats Knighton to Kington Distance: 13.95 miles Elevation Gain Today: 763m Highest Elevation: 401m Time: 2:34:25 Av. Pace: 11:04mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 124bpm Max Heart Rate: 146bpm Calories: 1188 Totals to Date Total Distance: 563.87miles Total Time: 105:47:04 Total Elevation Gain: 17235 Total Calories: 51817 Distance to go: 66 miles Monday’s Offa’s Dyke run looked...