Disclaimer: I am a sham amongst bloggers. Two races this week and not a single race pic. Or warm up pic. Or even arm round other runners pre race. Must try harder. Real bloggers think ahead. Still winging it 🙂 So I had planned a couple of races prior to going off on holiday. Couple … Continue reading Everybody needs a holiday – feat Linwood 1500m and Strathclyde parkrun 361
Disclaimer: To many of you my aims are modest and laughable and that's fine. Personal challenges are what makes our wee sport thrive. Some we win and some we lose 🙂 The Brian Goodwin 10k. It's a Friday night 10k and one of the MAC club champ events. Always a great turn out, we run … Continue reading Second minute or hour – Brian Goodwin 10k 2017
Disclaimer: I know that I am a contrary beast. I know I am a huffy, tantrum throwing wean. And I know that my “athletic endeavours” are not even average in the grand scheme of things. But it means a lot to me. So I reserve the right to continue to be annoying 🙂 It's been … Continue reading Karma Police – 3000m open graded and Vale of Leven 10k 2017
Disclaimer: I maybe give away too much information here. I'm sorry. But it's my week 🙂 SO I'm a V45. Aye I know, I don't look it. You're too kind. Oh a V55 you say? Aye cheers. Anyway where am I going with this? Well I'm not too old to learn. Maybe I have a … Continue reading One glass of water – nearly the Shettleston 10k
Disclaimer: I have done no research and have written this in about 8 minutes. It’s a partly tongue in cheek piece with a degree of truth designed to stimulate debate and is full of questions without any facts. Love to hear your views. This may be a controversial statement but Scottish Athletics maybe isn’t as rosy as … Continue reading Battleflag – is Scottish running as good as they say?
Disclaimer : Long title, short blog. And the title is totally tongue in cheek. Calm that ire and don't judge me 🙂 Tell me honestly, how do you feel when your pals are running better than you? The marathon seems so long ago, but as of writing it was only two weeks ago. The first week I … Continue reading We hate it when our friends become successful – includes strathclyde parkrun 355
“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory” Dr Seuss. Sent to me by my wife. She nailed it for me. Yep. Almost a week on and a little bit of reflection before I move on and hit the short stuff again (no not you Jimmy Krankie, don’t … Continue reading Concrete Schoolyard – 10 Things I Learned about Marathons