Category Archives: Running

Laying Down Keg MG-1048: Field Marshal Alexander Leslie

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In 2011 I was taken on tour in Sweden (again). This time was different; we headed North from Stockholm to visit the Mackmyra Whisky Distillery – a relatively new venture at that juncture. The tour, a…

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DNF: Dramarathon Whisky Marathon 2017

Everybody has one in their running career. For me, hilariously it happened on what was scheduled to be my last ever run over a marathon distance. I had been limping for weeks. The doctor told me I had a hairline … Continue reading

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The Night Runners and the Moon Shorter days and longer nights – this is the time of year that means that some people ease off on their running and excuses abound about the dark, the cold and the weather. I … Continue reading

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Running v Cycling – The Blood Glucose Experiment

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My interest in understanding fuelling for diabetic endurance runners is something that has been troubling me since I finished the Bamburgh Coastal Trail Ultra Marathon last October. I seriously underestimated the fuelling levels required on that…

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Is that not what it’s all about?

  There is history and heritage in this image; a lot of running miles sitting around that fire. Hundreds of ultras, marathons, and trail miles covered – let alone the training runs. But that is not what tonight was about. … Continue reading

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But here’s the thing …..

Last year, 2015,  was a mixed bag. Having seriously injured myself running and cycling within three months of each other (knee in April, shoulder in July) I had three full months of recovery which included my arm being in a … Continue reading

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The BAD News: Due to a knee injury on 25 March I have had to pull out of the Hoka Highland Fling and will be out of running for the next couple of months! This is a knock on from … Continue reading

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