Category Archives: running

Boxing Day 2019

It has been a very long time since I posted to this blog. Time to start again perhaps? What better time than to reflect on a superb Christmas Day with my beautiful wife, followed by a Boxing Day with 4 … Continue reading

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Why I’m pulling out of tomorrow’s Manchester Marathon

With less than 24 hours notice (and after many a conversation in the last week about “just doing it”) I’ve reluctantly decided to withdraw from tomorrow’s Manchester Marathon, pushing my next attempt back to Liverpool at the end of May. … Continue reading

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The extra miles

Followers of my social media channels will know that on Thursday I had the privilege of joining Patrick Allen from Henry Schein and small group of intrepid dental folks for marathon #388/401 with Ben Smith, who is completing 401 marathons … Continue reading

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Failure, fallibility and burn out

Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better by Pema Chödrön My rating: 5 of 5 stars I arrived home last Friday evening, completely burned out by October. A month which included two 6-day weeks (although my sympathy plea for that was quickly … Continue reading

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Why I run

I straighten my spaghetti. I eat and drink well. I am positive. I am thinner. I listen. I see. I solve problems. I sleep well. I notice. I create. The first time I donned a pair of trainers and set … Continue reading

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