Tag Archives: running with asthma

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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“I get knocked down, but I get up again ….”

Well, it finally happened: Last weekend I failed absolutely to complete a running challenge, even one of my own design. It was not a race, but the final 30 mile training run in preparation for the Cateran Trail 55 Mile … Continue reading

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Wilderness, Wolves and Running Mojo

Running means different things to different people. For me it as much to do with keeping an active connection to nature as it is about the health benefits and the bragging rights a race medal or T-shirt brings. But you … Continue reading

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“Asthmatic runners are like stammerers who sing”

Winter has finally arrived in Sweden. Actually, it’s been here for about a week. Having been home in Scotland for a couple of weeks where temperatures seldom dropped below +5 c, the prospect of a run at -5 c in … Continue reading

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Sörmland Ultra Marathon (50km Trail) 2013 – Sweden

The Sörmland Ultra Marathon is a 50km trail race which starts in one of the southern suburbs of Stockholm and follows a variation of the Sörmlandsleden trail through some truly stunning scenery. On the day of the event this was … Continue reading

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Blog Silence, Injury and the Long Road to Redemption

It has been almost a year since I posted on this blog. Part of the reason for that has been the sheer amount of work I’ve had on (self-inflicted book writing mostly – dry academic stuff), but predominantly due to … Continue reading

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