Tag Archives: running club

I’m still a runner

Really.  I am!  I may not be considered much of a blogger by many, but I promise you I’m still a runner. If you check out my current running log here:- http://thevirtualrunner.org/blog/about-me/run-across-canada/ You’ll see that I have definitely still be running and maintaining a steady and non-exciting training regime.  That’s the thing, it’s non-exciting at […]

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Mortimer 10k, Long Run & Puffy Knees

Nice title eh?  I think one of the hardest things is trying to think of a damn title for each blog post.  It can be a bit of a challenge! The Mortimer 10k is put on by my running club the Reading Roadrunners.  I’m sorry I forgot to mention it (it was in Sept) but […]

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Mortimer 10k

Sorry I haven’t blogged in a while.  I may have lost both my readers now! I’ve still been running; however, there was a couple of weeks after the laser eye surgery where I didn’t really do anything except get fatter and allow my eyes to heal.  I started running as soon as I possibly could […]

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L-Day

I was going to do one long post but I thought I would break them up with their own individual titles.  Why?  Because I can.  I’ll probably write another about our weekend away down to Lyme Regis. Today is the day I head into Reading for my eye laser surgery at Optimax.  My 1st appointment […]

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Semi-conscious and KFC

Where do I begin? I went to running club yesterday with my mate Tony after I finished work. I was looking forward to it because it wasn’t raining and the temperature was cool but not freezing. It was a nice clear night. We got to the track and we intended (and started) to do 600m […]

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I went to running club

Today, after many Wednesdays of not going, I managed to face the inclimate weather with my mate Tony and we ventured forth for an evening of torture at the Reading Roadrunners club. The temperature today was okay at around 8 degrees celcius but it was drizzling with rain all night. It’s okay for those who […]

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Damn

 Today was my third day of the 100 push up challenge training regime. It was all going so well. Five sets as follows:-  Set 1: 22 (okay) Set 2: 30 (barely!) Set 3: 20 (okay) Set 4: 20 (hard) Set 5: To failure (at least 28) – I only did 21!! Damn! Damn! Damn! How […]

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I just keep running

Yesterday my long run was up to 17km (10.56 miles) and I have about 7 weeks to go until the Reading Half Marathon (13.1 miles).My long runs over the two weeks just before the Half won’t be that intensive because I need to taper down to the race day. However, I intend to increase the […]

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Track Session

Two posts in about a week?! Something must be wrong.I went to my local running club again last night with my good friend Tony and we were all ready for a cold wet night of running around the track. We did 800m warm-up before it all started at 6:30pm and after the announcements were done […]

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Running Clubbed

I went back to my local running club last week on Wednesday night for the first time in a long time (since early last year). A good friend of mine went with me to see what it was like and he joined the “special” group for the 1st timers to learn the track rules and […]

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